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Department Committees

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics maintains multiple standing committees to cover specific functions in support of education, research and infrastructure within the department. These committees are listed here with roster and contact information provided.

Chairs Cabinet

The Chairs cabinet consists of one elected and 2 appointed members of the primary faculty that act as an advisory panel to the Chair for all matters relevant to the department, public and confidential. Terms of the committee members are staggered to ensure consistency. Current committee membership and contact information is provided below.

Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

Myers/Scarpa Professor and Chair
Boron Lab
Regulation of intracellular pH, gas channels
Robbins E524
216-368-8978 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)

Witold K. Surewicz, PhD

Witold K. Surewicz, PhD

Robert F Bennett MD Professor
Surewicz Lab
Molecular basis of prion diseases and other neurodegenerative disorders associated with protein misfolding
Robbins E605
216-368-0139 (office) 216-368-3952 (fax)

William P. Schilling, PhD

William P. Schilling, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair
Structure, function, and regulation of mammalian TRPC channels, mechanisms of Ca2+ dyshomeostasis during oxidative stress
Rammelkamp Center for Research Room R322
216-778-8965 (office) 216-778-8282 (fax)

Jeffrey L. Garvin, PhD

Jeffrey L. Garvin, PhD

Professor
Garvin Lab
Regulation of nephron transport, salt-sensitive hypertension and cross-talk between tubules and vessels
Robbins E526
216-368-3353 (office) 216-368-5586 (fax)