Robert M. Guthrie, M.D.



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Robert M. Guthrie, M.D. is a physician researcher and educator.  He is Professor of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pharmacology at the Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio.  A 1974 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Guthrie is residency trained and Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Family Medicine. 


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Robert Guthrie, M.D.

1380 Edgehill Road

Columbus, Ohio 43212

Phone:  614-298-8052                                    

Fax:  614-298-8053


pager:  614-433-4592


Clinical Trials Research Program

Dr. Guthrie has conducted over 55 Phase II, Phase III, and Phase IV Clinical Trials research projects with pharmaceutical sponsors. Dr. Guthrie specializes in the development of new agents for long-term treatment in the US. His enrollment and patient retention rates are excellent due to his enthusiastic and dedicated patients.  Dr Guthrie’s research coordinators are dedicated to the research program.


Medical Treatments Studied:

·        Hypertension

·        Cholesterol disorders (Hyperlipidemia)

·        Type II Diabetes Mellitus

·        Osteoarthritis

·        Respiratory and Urinary Tract Infections


Pharmaceutical Sponsors of Clinical Trials

  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol Myers-Squibb
  • Boehringer Ingleheim
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Pfizer
  • Aventis
  • Biovail
  • KOS
  • Merck
  • Abbott
  • Sankyo.


Continuing Medical Education

Dr. Guthrie specializes in presenting complex emerging data in a manner that is relevant and understandable to Primary Care practitioners.  He has served as a faculty on many national CME teleconference programs.  Dr. Guthrie is a national and international lecturer to physicians and other health care providers and has presented:

·        At the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Society of Hypertension, and American Osteopathic Association annual national meetings

·        In 36 states and Canada, Germany, Italy, and Sweden 

·        At PRI-MED Regional and Update meetings 


CME Topics Presented

§         Cholesterol Disorders (Hyperlipidemia)

§          Hypertension

§          Heart Failure,

§          Pneumonia and Other Respiratory Infections

§          Type II Diabetes.

Dr. Guthrie is open to developing new relationships in Continuing Medical Education areas relevant to Primary Care practice.


Pharmaceutical Consultation

Dr. Guthrie has consulted with pharmaceutical companies about how to convey their message to Primary Care practitioners.  He has served on fourteen advisory panels with pharmaceutical companies and has chaired seven of the panels.


Treatments Addressed in Consultations and Advisory Panels

§         Cholesterol disorders

§         Hypertension

§         Heart failure

§         Diabetes

§         Respiratory infections

§         Benign prostatic hyperplasia.



Contact Information

Dr. Guthrie is always happy to explore new relationships either in research, continuing medical education, or for consultation with the pharmaceutical industry.  Feel free to contact him by any of the means listed above.


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