Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Richard W. St. Clair, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
Drawing upon more than four decades of industry experience, Dr. St. Clair had the privilege of serving the Wake Forest University School of Medicine from 1967 until attaining emeritus status in 2008. During this time, he served as an assistant professor and associate professor in the department of pathology, associate director and director of the Center of Research in Arteriosclerosis, and the head of the section on comparative medicine. Alongside his primary endeavors, he served the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in various capacities throughout his career, including as chairman of the research review committee of the Special Emphasis Panel, Special Emphasis Grant Review Panel, SCOR Review Panel, the Clinical Sciences Study Section, and the program project research review committee B, among others.
Dr. St. Clair holds a Bachelor of Science in animal nutrition and a Doctor of Philosophy in physiology from Colorado State University. He completed a National Institutes of Health pre-doctoral fellowship in the department of physiology at Colorado State University, as well as a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship in the departments of biochemistry and pathology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He has since contributed myriad articles to professional journals and served on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly publications such as the Journal of Lipid Research, where he has been since 2003.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the medical community, Dr. St. Clair received two Special Recognition Awards from the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology with the American Heart Association in 1997 and 2000, as well as two Gold Service Recognition Medallions from the North Carolina Heart Association in 1977 and 1985. He has additionally been highlighted in the seventh edition of Who’s Who in American Education and the 58th edition of Who’s Who in America for his successes.
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