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

Sarah Knowel

February 10, 2024

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Milton Corn, M.D., FACP, FACMI, Deputy Director for Investigation and Training. Dr. Corn worked at NLM for additional than 30 years. He died on Sunday, February 7, 2024.

Dr. Corn joined NLM in 1990 as Director of the Extramural Systems Division, with accountability for all areas of NLM’s grant courses and remained in that job until finally 2009 when he assumed the situation of Deputy Director for Exploration and Instruction.

As the Deputy Director for Investigation and Training, Dr. Corn was the principal professional medical advisor on exploration and growth and professional medical education and learning priorities for NLM, where by he delivered path and tips on the whole selection of NLM’s intramural and extramural research portfolio. He creatively modified NLM’s Education Application in Biomedical Informatics to maintain pace with developments in biomedical computing.

“Dr. Corn still left an indelible mark at NLM — from his important contributions to our investigation and grants programs to his exceptional management and great perception of humor,” said NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “He touched many lives and will be enormously missed.”

Prior to his service at NLM, Dr. Corn served as Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Faculty of Medicine, where he held a amount of leadership positions, which include Professional medical Director of Georgetown College Hospital and Dean of the College of Medication. Dr. Corn was a graduate of Yale College and Yale Clinical College. He concluded his residency in inner 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 determination to schooling and investigate and his lots of contributions to the National Library of Drugs and the broader biomedical informatics neighborhood.

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is a chief in study in biomedical informatics and data science and the world’s most significant biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports analysis in approaches for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating health data. NLM produces means and tools that are made use of billions of instances each and every calendar year by hundreds of thousands of individuals to entry and assess molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental well being, and health services info. More data is out there at

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