Clinton Webb received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He had postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Michigan and Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen in Antwerp, Belgium. His first faculty position was at the University of Michigan, where he rose through the ranks, reaching full professor in 1989. He was named chair of the Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia in 1999. His exemplary research focuses on vascular smooth muscle and hypertension-related areas. He currently maintains his own NIH grants, as well as an NIH Program Project Grant. He holds one patent and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed papers and over 55 book chapters, reviews, etc. He has mentored more than 150 undergraduate students, 13 graduate students (total of 48 dissertation committees), 20 Postdoctoral Fellows, and 10 visiting faculty, as well as numerous colleagues. As was stated in the nomination, "Clinton has nurtured, educated, mentored and modeled success in science for every undergraduate, graduate, fellow and post-doc that was fortunate enough to pass through his laboratory. He epitomizes what a mentor should be."
See also "How to Be a Good Mentor" in the Aug. 2, 2004 issue of The Scientist