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William R. CLARK, United States / Senior Medical Director

Renal Therapeutic Area/Medical Affairs
Baxter Healthcare
[Educational Background]

Aug 1978 to May 1982 B.S. (cum laude), Purdue University School of Engineering, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Aug 1982 to Jun 1986 M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Dec 1994 M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University Graduate School of Engineering, West Lafayette, IN, USA Thesis: “Plasma Protein Adsorption to Highly Permeable Hemodialysis Membranes”

[Work Experience]

Aug 1987 to May 1988
Ash Medical Systems, Purdue Research Park, West Lafayette, IN

Sep 1994 to Dec 2002
Baxter Healthcare, Renal Division
Positions: Assistant Medical Director; Director of Hemodialysis Research
McGaw Park, IL

Jan 2003 to Apr 2004
NxStage Medical, Inc.
Position: Chief Medical Officer
Lawrence, MA

Aug 2004 to Sep 2013
Gambro Renal Products
Position: Vice President, Medical Affairs
Lakewood, CO


Provided industry oversight or collaboration in many CRRT-related clinical research studies. These studies have focused on timing of treatment initiation, management of fluid overload, and recovery of renal function along with new membrane/filter and solution development in the Acute field


1993 1.Charles E. Kenner Memoral Award (Outstanding Fellow, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine)

1996 2.Bernd Tersteegen Award (Deutsche Dialyse Gesellschraft niedergelassener Arzte e. V.)

2012 3.Outstanding Chemical Engineering Alumnus, Purdue University School of Chemical Engineering