John Schmidt PhD

Professor of Physiology


Dr. Schmidt has been a research scientist and educator since 1988. He performed post-doctoral research in Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.  He previously taught at Wichita State University (neuroscience, developmental biology, cell biology) and has also taught embryology, pharmacology, microbiology, biochemistry and research at Sonoran.

Classes Teaching:

  • Physiology 1 (PHYS 5014), Physiology 2 (PHYS 5024), Physiology 3 (PHYS 5034), Basic Sciences Capstone (CAPS 5014), NPLEX I Review (CAPS 6024)


  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Bachelors in Biochemistry)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (Ph.D. Pharmacology)


  •  Member of the American Physiological Society.