Rich W. Clough, Ph.D., joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale in 1987 and currently is professor and chair of anatomy. He also is a collaborative scientist with Meyers Institute for Interdisciplinary Research in organic and medicinal chemistry at SIU.
He completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, N.Y. (1987). He received a Public Health Service (PHS) research award from the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) (1985) and also was a PHS NIMH postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester (1985-87). He earned his doctoral and master's degrees at the University of Nebraska in Omaha (1983, 81) and his bachelor’s at Hastings College in Hastings, Neb. (1978).
Clough is an ad hoc reviewer for Experimental Neurology, Neuroendocrinology, Brain Research, Endocrinology, Endocrine Journal, Life Sciences, Tissue & Cell, Neuroscience, Clinical Anatomy and Neuroreport. He is a member of Society of Neuroscience, International Brain Research Organization, World Federation of Neuroscientists, American Association of Anatomists, American Association of Clinical Anatomists and Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. He has published 29 journal articles.
His research interests include neuroanatomy, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy and immunohistochemistry.
2009 Update: Clough has more than 130 publications. His memberships now include the Center for Integrated Research in Cognitive and Neural Sciences and the board of directors of the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois. He is married to Dr. Christine Lucas and they have six children.