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John Louis Ninnemann

John Louis Ninnemann, American biology educator, college dean. Faculty Development award National Science Foundation, 1971-1972, Research Career Development award National Institutes of Health, 1975-1980, President's Continuing Education award American Burn Association, 1986-1987.


  • Ninnemann, John Louis was born on June 10, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Milton Carl and Bernice Helen (Sharp) Ninnemann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1966. Master of Science, North Dakota State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Colorado State University, 1971.


    • Assistant professor microbiology Weber State College, Ogden, Utah, 1971-1973. Postdoctoral research fellow Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York City, 1973-1975. Assistant professor surgery University California, San Diego, 1975-1980, associate adjunct professor, 1984-1988.

      Associate professor surgery University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1980-1984. Associate professor biology Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, 1988-1992, professor, chairman department biology, 1992-1994, dean, professor, 1994-1998. Dean College Sciences, professor biological science Central Washington University, Ellensburg, since 1998.


    • Editor: The Immune Consequences of Thermal Injury, 1981, Traumatic Injury: Infection and Other Immunologic Sequelae, 1983, Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and the Immune Response, 1988, (with E. Faist and Daughters of the Revolution Green) Immune Consequences of Trauma, Shock, and Sepsis: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches, 1989. Contributor chapter to: Current Topics in Burn Care, 1983, The Nature, Cellular and Biochemical Basis and Management of Immunodeficiencies, 1987, Basic Research and Clinical Aspects of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, 1987, Lipid Mediators in the Immunology of Shock, 1987. (with others) Organ Preservation for Transplantation, 1981, Principles of Organ Transplantation, 1989.

      Contributor numerous articles to science journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors University Press Colorado, 1990. Member Council Colleges of Arts and Sciences, since 1994. Member American Society Microbiology, American Association Immunologists, Transplantation Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, Sierra Club, Sigma Xi, Beta Beta Beta.



    Black and white photography, playing violin.


    • Married Laura Lorayne Danielson, June 30, 1979. Children: Scot John, Kristi Marie.
    • father: Milton Carl Ninnemann
    • mother: Bernice Helen (Sharp) Ninnemann
    • spouse: Laura Lorayne Danielson
    • children: Scot John Ninnemann
    • Kristi Marie Ninnemann
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    Born June 10, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1966
      St. Olaf College
    • 1968
      North Dakota State University
    • 1971
      Colorado State University
    • 1971 - 1973
      Assistant, professor microbiology Weber State College
      Ogden, Utah, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      postdoctoral research fellow, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
    • 1975 - 1980
      assistant, professor surgery University California
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      associate, professor surgery University Utah
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      associate, professor biology Adams State College
      Alamosa, Colorado, United States
    • 1994 - 1998
      associate, professor biology Adams State College
      Dean, Victoria, Australia
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