Howard G. Clark

Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 1427 Fciemas, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5131
  • Email Address:


  • B.A. Samford University, 1947
  • M.S. University of Notre Dame, 1949
  • Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 1954

Representative Publications

  • Agrawal, C. M., K. F. Haas, D. A. Leopold, and H. G. Clark. “Evaluation of poly(L-lactic acid) as a material for intravascular polymeric stents.” Biomaterials 13, no. 3 (January 1992): 176–82.
  • Rashid, S. N., H. G. Clark, R. D. Vann, W. A. Gerth, L. A. Palmos, and E. M. Mikat. “The effect of interstitial air on the in vitro thrombogenicity of ePTFE vascular grafts.” J Bioact Compat Polym 7, no. 1 (January 1992): 54–64.
  • Clark, H. G., H. A. Puryear, and R. A. Casper. “Polymerization of fibrin in shear flow fields.” Polymer Engineering &Amp; Science 19, no. 6 (January 1, 1979): 422–26.
  • Gnepp, D. R. “A silicone rubber that cures rapidly at body temperature.” Biomaterials, Medical Devices, and Artificial Organs 5, no. 4 (January 1977): 393–95.
  • Shepherd, G. W., H. G. Clark, and G. W. Pearsall. “Extrusion of polymer tubing using a rotating mandrel.” Polymer Engineering &Amp; Science 16, no. 12 (January 1, 1976): 827–30.