Paul E. DiCorleto, PhD
Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs
Kent State University
Dr. Paul E. DiCorleto is Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs and Professor of Biological Sciences at Kent State University. He is immediate past chair and a current consultant faculty member of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute. Dr. DiCorleto received his undergraduate training in chemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his doctorate in biochemistry from Cornell University. Dr. DiCorleto's research, which has been continuously funded by NIH for over 30 years, focuses on the molecular and cellular basis of atherosclerosis. He was with the Cleveland Clinic for over 30 years, having served multiple roles including as an Associate Chief of Staff and as a member of the Clinic's Board of Governors and Board of Trustees. On a national level, he has chaired multiple NIH and American Heart Association review panels, as well as several national conferences on research into heart and vascular disease. He has published over 125 articles in his field and has served on the editorial board of multiple scientific journals. Dr. DiCorleto serves on the Board of Trustees of Holden Arboretum-Cleveland Botanical Garden and of the Cleveland Water Alliance. He is also a director of Shield Biotech, Inc, a Cleveland Clinic spin-off company.
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