Roy L. Silverstein, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Silverstein is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he also holds the John and Linda Mellowes Professorship. He is also Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology and is a Senior Investigator at the Blood Research Institute of Blood Center of Wisconsin. He is a distinguished clinician, educator and medical researcher whose NIH-funded research focuses on the molecular, cellular and genetic basis of human vascular diseases, including thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and cancer-associated angiogenesis. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the AHA, and is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Clinical and Climatological Association. He has served as President of the American Society for Clinical Research and as a member of the executive committee of the American Society of Hematology. Dr. Silverstein received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Brown University and his Medical degree from Emory University. After completing clinical training in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan he joined the faculty at Cornell where he spent nearly 20 years, rising through the ranks to Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Silverstein joined the Cleveland Clinic in April, 2004 as Chair of the Department of Cell Biology and Vice Chair of the Lerner Research Institute. In Cleveland he was director of the NIH-funded Cleveland Clinic Specialized Center of Clinically Oriented Research (SCCOR) in Thrombosis and an NIH-funded program project on vascular pathobiology.
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