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Irvine Heinly Page, American physician.


Page, Irvine Heinly was born on January 7, 1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Lafayette and Marian (Heinly) Page.


Bachelor in Chemistry, Cornell University, 1921. Doctor of Medicine, Cornell University, 1926. Doctor of Laws, John Carroll University, 1956.

Honorary Doctor of Science, Union University, 1957. Honorary Doctor of Science, Boston University, 1957. Honorary Doctor of Science, Ohio State University, 1960.

Honorary Doctor of Science, University Brazil, 1961. Honorary Doctor of Science, Cleveland State University, 1970. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), University Siena, Italy, 1965.

Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Medical College Ohio, 1973. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Indiana University, 1975. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Rockefeller University, 1977.


Intern, Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1926-1928; head chemical division, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute, Munich, Germany, 1928-1931; associate member, Hospital of Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, 1931-1937; director, Laboratory for Clinical Research, Indianapolis City Hospital, 1937-1944; director research division, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1945-1966; senior consultant research division, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1966-1968; consultant emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1968-1991. Past member of national advisory heart council, United States Public Health Service. Chairman governor board Methods in Medical Research.

Member subcommittee shock National Academy Sciences-National Research Council. Member of advisory committee Whitaker Foundation. Member National Academy Sciences.


  • He was president of the American Heart Association (1956–57). He received ten honorary degrees and a number of prestigious awards—the Ida B. Gould Memorial Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1957). Albert Lasker Award (1958).

    Gairdner Foundation Award (1963). Distinguished Award of the American Medical Association (1964). Oscar B. Hunter Award (1966).

    Passano Foundation Award (1967). And the Stouffer Prize (now the Novartis Award) for Hypertension Research in 1970. The American Heart Association Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Research Award and the Irvine Page - Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award are named in his honor.



Trustee Whitehead Institute Medical Research. Master American College of Physicians. Member National Academy of Sciences, Institute Medicine (founding), National Hypertension Association (president), American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (honorary), Central Society Clinical Research, Society for Experimental Biology in Medicine (president), American Heart Association (past president, founder and member council on high blood pressure research, chairman council on artherosclerosis, founder council high blood research), American Medical Association (chairman science advisory committee, past chairman section on experimental medical), American Society Biological Chemical, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Physiological Society, American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science (vice president), American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society Study Arteriosclerosis (founding member), German Medical Society (correspondent), Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (foreign), Sigma Xi.


Married Beatrice Allen, October 28, 1930. Children: Christopher, Nicholas.

Lafayette Page

Marian (Heinly) Page

Beatrice Allen

Nicholas Page

Christopher Page