Dr. Douglas Stanley Holsclaw

Title: Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Company: Drexel University College of Medicine
Location: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States

Dr. Douglas Stanley Holsclaw, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric medicine.

Prior to accepting his designation as an emeritus professor of pediatrics and medicine from Hahnemann Medical College, now known as the Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Holsclaw had flourished as a professor of pediatrics from 1979 to 2000, the director of the cystic fibrosis center from 1970 to 2000, and the head of the pediatric section for pulmonary disease since 1970. Previously, he contributed to the aforementioned college as an associate professor of pediatrics from 1973 to 1979 and an assistant professor of pediatrics from 1970 to 1973. Active as an instructor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an assistant in medicine and clinical nutrition at Boston Children’s Hospital from 1968 to 1970, he found further success as an assistant physician for the Harvard University Health Services from 1967 to 1968, a registrar for the Hospital for Sick Children from 1963 to 1964 and a resident at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital from 1961 to 1963. Dr. Holsclaw began his career as an intern at the University of Chicago Medical Center from 1960 to 1961.

Before embarking upon his professional path, Dr. Holsclaw obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona in 1956, a Doctor of Medicine from Columbia University in 1960 and a Diploma in Child Health from the Royal College of Physicians in 1964. Affiliated with the Bala Cynwyd Civic Association since 1989, he has authored more than 100 published articles and more than 175 abstracts, most of which focused on the treatment of cystic fibrosis. The former editor for “Cystic Fibrosis Bibliography,” the foremost and comprehensive citation of publications on cystic fibrosis between 1801 and 1970, he notably completed service in the United States Navy as a lieutenant commander between 1964 and 1966. A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is a member of the American Pediatric Society, the American Heart Association, the American Thoracic Society, the Philadelphia Pediatric Society and the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, among others. In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Holsclaw was presented with an Outstanding Service Career Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2018, an Unsung Heroes Award in 2015, a medicine fellowship from the Boston Children’s Hospital in 1966, a pediatric research fellowship from Harvard Medical School in 1966 and inclusion in Who’s Who in America in 1996.

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