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educator , engineer , consultant , researcher

Paul Joseph Martin, American Biomedical engineer, cardiology researcher, educator, consultant. National Institutes of Health Special fellow, Bethesda, Maryland., 1961-1962, 64-67; research grantee American Heart Association, Cleveland, 1966-1974, National Institutes of Health, since 1979.


Martin, Paul Joseph was born on May 22, 1936 in Hammond, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph Edwin and Verna Catherine (Heidgerken) Martin.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Texas, 1960. Master of Science in biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1967.


Research fellow, Latter Day Saints Hospital, Salt Lake City, 1961-1962;biomedical research engineer, Technology, Inc., Dayton, Ohio., 1962-1963;research associate, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, 1967-1975;head bioengineering section, division investigative medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, 1975-1989;associate chief, division investigative medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, since 1989;chairman institutional review board, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, since 1973. Assistant professor physiology, biophysics and biomedical engineering Case Western Reserve U. School Medicine and Engineering, Cleveland, 1967-1976, associate professor, 1976-1983, professor, since 1983. Physiology consultant Artificial Heart Program of Cleveland Clinic, 1963-1970.

Computer consultant Academy Medicine of Cleveland, 1987-1992. Consultant various research laboratories. Member study section National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, since 1973.

Treasurer G & R Sports, Inc.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles, book chapters to professional publications. Associate editor American Journal Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 1976-1981. Member editorial board Circulation Research, 1979-1980.


Member campaign committee Cleveland Heights Democrats, 1970-1984. With United States Navy, 1954-1957. Fellow American Heart Association (chairman research study section Northeast Ohio 1975-1979), American Physiological Society.

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), biomedical Engineering Society (senior ), Royal Scottish Country, Dance Society (treasurer 1988-1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, hammered dulcimer, classical guitar, Scottish country dancing.


Married Jeanne Therese Oubre, September 10, 1960 (divorced 1992). Children: Mary Kay, Barry James, Craig Anthony, Colleen Therese. Married Marjie Anne Prentice, June 19, 1993.

Joseph Edwin Martin

Verna Catherine (Heidgerken) Martin

Jeanne Therese Oubre

Marjie Anne Prentice

Mary Kay Martin

Barry James Martin

Craig Anthony Martin

Colleen Therese Martin