Charles Irvin, Ph.D.|
Charles Irvin is Professor in the Department of Medicine, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, The University of Vermont. In 2012 he was appointed Dean for Faculty at UVM’s College of Medicine. He is also Director of the Vermont Lung Center (Fletcher Allen Healthcare) and Associate Chair for Research Affairs in UVM’s Department of Medicine.
A national/international expert in pulmonary physiology and asthma pathogenesis, Dr. Irvin received his Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and completed a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University, in Montréal. Prior to joining UVM in 1998, he held numerous positions at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, including professor of medicine and medical director of the pulmonary physiology unit.
At UVM, he was instrumental in securing a COBRE grant for Translational Research in Lung Biology in 2000 and has overseen the continuous funding of an outstanding program in developing faculty researchers. He has also served on the Faculty Standards Promotion Committee, chaired the Professional Development Committee in the Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Program, and served on multiple search committees, including chairing the hematology/oncology chief search in 2010, and has served on many steering committees.
At the national level, Dr. Irvin has served on numerous study sections for the American Lung Association, American Heart Association and National Institutes of Health. He was chairman of the Assembly of Respiratory Structure and Function and served on the Board of Directors for the American Thoracic Society.