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

February ten, 2021

Dr. Corn headshot

It is with good sadness that we share the news of the passing of Milton Corn, M.D., FACP, FACMI, Deputy Director for Analysis and Schooling. Dr. Corn worked at NLM for far more than 30 several years. He died on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Dr. Corn joined NLM in 1990 as Director of the Extramural Courses Division, with duty for all aspects of NLM’s grant applications and remained in that purpose right until 2009 when he assumed the situation of Deputy Director for Analysis and Schooling. 

As the Deputy Director for Analysis and Schooling, Dr. Corn was the principal health-related advisor on exploration and improvement and health-related education and learning priorities for NLM, where by he supplied course and guidance on the comprehensive array of NLM’s intramural and extramural exploration portfolio. He creatively modified NLM’s Instruction Plan in Biomedical Informatics to keep pace with developments in biomedical computing.

“Dr. Corn still left an indelible mark at NLM — from his sizeable contributions to our exploration and grants applications to his fantastic management and wonderful perception of humor,” claimed NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “He touched lots of lives and will be greatly skipped.”

Prior to his assistance at NLM, Dr. Corn served as Professor of Medication at Georgetown College University of Medication, where by he held a variety of management positions, including Health care Director of Georgetown College Clinic and Dean of the University of Medication. Dr. Corn was a graduate of Yale College and Yale Health care University. He done his residency in inner medication 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 dedication to education and learning and exploration and his lots of contributions to the National Library of Medication and the broader biomedical informatics neighborhood.

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