John Thornton

Associate Professor

John Thornton

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology

  • (706) 721-7808
  • BB 6516B

Education

  • MD, Medicine University of North Carolina -, 1973

  • BA, Chemistry, General University of North Carolina -, 1970

Certifications

  • Diplomat, Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Diseases 1987

  • Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine, 1977

  • PHY GA Board of Medical Examiners, 1987

  • ACLS Provider

  • BLS Provider

  • DEA

  • South Carolina Medical License 1987

  • North Carolina Medical License 1973

  • ABIMC American Board of Int. Med, 1987

  • ABIM American Board of Int. Med, 1977

Awards & Honors

  • Extraordinary contributor GRU Admissions Committee, 2014

  • Exemplary Teacher Awards School of Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University, 2011

  • Mentor of the Year School of Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University, 2010

  • Exemplary Resident Teaching Award School of Medicine Faculty Senate, Medical College of Georgia, 2009

  • Chief Resident Appreciation Award Medical College of Georgia, 2005

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6240

    GI/GU/Endocrine
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine
  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • MEDI 6340

    Capstone in Medicine 1
  • RCAR 5000

    Cardiology
  • GMED 5017

    Cardiology Consult
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan
  • MEDI 6110

    Patient Centered Learning 1
  • MEDI 6310

    Patient Centered Learning 3

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Dabigatran falsely elevates point of care international normalized ratio results, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dabigatran falsely elevates point of care international normalized ratio results, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dabigatran falsely elevates point of care international normalized ratio results, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dabigatran falsely elevates point of care international normalized ratio results, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “Utility and cost analysis of D dimer assay in diagnosis of pulmonary embolism using CT angiography.”, 2011
    Other

Department Service

  • Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine Admissions Committee 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee 2005 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Intensive Care Unit Committee 2005 - 2014

    Role: Other
  • Residents Promotion & Evaluation Committee (RPEC) 2003 - 2014

    Role: Other
  • Anticoagulation Working Group Committee 2008 - 2013

    Role: Other