Dr. William Clarke is Professor of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the development of analytical methods for drug analysis, clinical mass spectrometry, and devices for point-of-care testing. Dr. Clarke serves as the director of Clinical Toxicology as well as Point-of-Care Testing at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
His team's current projects include qualitative screening for antiretroviral drugs and substances of abuse in various HIV- prevention clinical trials, development and validation of mass spectrometry methods for clinical analysis, and development of clinical assays for use on microfluidic platforms.
Dr. Clarke received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as an M.B.A. from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Chemistry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Following his post-doctoral fellowship, he remained at Johns Hopkins as a member of the Pathology faculty. Dr. Clarke has published as author of co-author over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts or book chapters, is the Co-Editor of the textbook Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, and is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Practical Laboratory Medicine.