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

February ten, 2021

Dr. Corn headshot

It is with good disappointment that we share the information of the passing of Milton Corn, M.D., FACP, FACMI, Deputy Director for Investigation and Schooling. Dr. Corn worked 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 Systems Division, with obligation for all aspects of NLM’s grant packages and remained in that function until 2009 when he assumed the position of Deputy Director for Investigation and Schooling. 

As the Deputy Director for Investigation and Schooling, Dr. Corn was the principal professional medical advisor on research and advancement and professional medical education priorities for NLM, in which he supplied course and assistance on the full range of NLM’s intramural and extramural research portfolio. He creatively modified NLM’s Coaching Plan in Biomedical Informatics to continue to keep rate with developments in biomedical computing.

“Dr. Corn remaining an indelible mark at NLM — from his significant contributions to our research and grants packages to his exceptional leadership and fantastic perception of humor,” said NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “He touched many lives and will be considerably missed.”

Prior to his assistance at NLM, Dr. Corn served as Professor of Medicine at Georgetown College Faculty of Medicine, in which he held a amount of leadership positions, which include Medical Director of Georgetown College Clinic and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Corn was a graduate of Yale Faculty and Yale Medical Faculty. He done his residency in interior medicine at Harvard University’s Peter Bent Brigham Clinic, and a fellowship in hematology at Johns Hopkins College.

Dr. Corn will be remembered for his lifelong commitment to education and research and his many contributions to the Nationwide Library of Medicine and the broader biomedical informatics neighborhood.

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