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Guy Chisolm, PhD

The Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic
Former Vice Chair
Cleveland, OH

Guy M. Chisolm III, Ph.D. is a retired Professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Vice Chair of the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He had previously served on Cleveland Clinic’s Board of Governors and Board of Trustees.

Dr. Chisolm has published over 100 articles on vascular cell biology and atherosclerosis. His research funding has come from NIH, American Heart Association (AHA), and industry. He received the Research Merit Award from the AHA’s Ohio Valley Affiliate (2001) and a Special Recognition Award for Vascular Biology Research from the AHA’s (national) Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (2006). He was involved in the creation of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) of CWRU. He was Director of the medical school’s Basic Science Curriculum and sat on Admissions, Faculty Appointments, Student Promotion and GI Curriculum committees. He received the 2007 Lerner Research Institute Award for Excellence in Education and the 2009 CCLCM Distinguished Faculty Award. He has served on journal editorial boards and as member or chair of multiple grant review study sections for NIH and AHA. Dr. Chisolm also held the position of Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Innovation Management and Conflict of Interest Program, Chairman of the IM&CoI Committee, a member of the Clinic’s Board of Trustees CoI Committee and helped craft the Clinic’s current CoI policies.  

Dr. Chisolm received a BS from the University of Pennsylvania, MS and PhD from the University of Virginia and postdoctoral research training from the Karolinska Institute (Stockholm) and MIT.