John Cusick PhD

John Cusick

Medical Education

Contact Information

Faculty Appointment

Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry and Medical Education


Ph.D. University of Colorado School of Medicine Ph.D. Program
B.A. Biochemistry, University of California at Berkeley


Dr. John Cusick received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Berkeley and was awarded his doctoral degree from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine Ph.D. program. He has conducted post-doctoral research in the Department of Microbiology at Colorado State University and in the Department of Immunology at National Jewish Health, Denver. Prior to his current position, Dr. Cusick served as a faculty member at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, and as a faculty member for both the medical and pharmacy schools at California Northstate University.

Research Interests

  • Tumor necrosis factor receptors
  • Signal transduction pathways
  • Apoptosis and other cell death pathways
  • Medical education