Mourning the loss of Milton Corn, MD, Deputy Director for Research and Education, NLM

February 10, 2021 It is with terrific disappointment that we share the information of the

February 10, 2021

Dr. Corn headshot

It is with terrific disappointment that we share the information of the passing of Milton Corn, M.D., FACP, FACMI, Deputy Director for Study and Schooling. Dr. Corn labored at NLM for additional than thirty decades. He died on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Dr. Corn joined NLM in 1990 as Director of the Extramural Packages Division, with responsibility for all features of NLM’s grant plans and remained in that purpose right until 2009 when he assumed the place of Deputy Director for Study and Schooling. 

As the Deputy Director for Study and Schooling, Dr. Corn was the principal medical advisor on investigate and growth and medical instruction priorities for NLM, wherever he provided route and guidance on the comprehensive array of NLM’s intramural and extramural investigate portfolio. He creatively modified NLM’s Schooling Program in Biomedical Informatics to maintain speed with developments in biomedical computing.

“Dr. Corn still left an indelible mark at NLM — from his sizeable contributions to our investigate and grants plans to his outstanding leadership and superb sense of humor,” stated NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “He touched quite a few life and will be drastically skipped.”

Prior to his assistance at NLM, Dr. Corn served as Professor of Drugs at Georgetown University Faculty of Drugs, wherever he held a amount of leadership positions, which include Clinical Director of Georgetown University Medical center and Dean of the Faculty of Drugs. Dr. Corn was a graduate of Yale Faculty and Yale Clinical Faculty. He completed his residency in internal drugs at Harvard University’s Peter Bent Brigham Medical center, and a fellowship in hematology at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Corn will be remembered for his lifelong motivation to instruction and investigate and his quite a few contributions to the Countrywide Library of Drugs and the broader biomedical informatics neighborhood.

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