Robert Millman

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Robert B. Millman (August 25, 1939-August 14, 2017), was an American physician and former Saul Steinberg Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College,[1] where he was the Director of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment and Research Service at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.[2] Dr. Millman counseled and helped many people deal with and over come addiction from his office on east 35th Street in New York. Millman was the author of more than 100 scientific papers and book chapters and an editor of the Comprehensive Textbook of Substance Abuse.[3] He was a member of the Board of Directors of Drug Strategies, a national non-profit research institute that promotes effective drug abuse prevention, education, and treatment, and an advisor to the State and Federal Governments. He was the former Medical Director for Major League Baseball,[citation needed] where he was an advisor on performance-enhancing supplements and steroids.[citation needed]

Millman graduated from Cornell and received his medical degree from the State University of New York, SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was trained in internal medicine at the New York Hospital and Cornell Medical College and then in psychiatry at Cornell's Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic. He began his research career at the Rockefeller University, in the laboratory of Vincent Dole.[4]

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  1. ^ "Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health". Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  2. ^ "ROBERT MILLMAN's Obituary on New York Times". New York Times. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  3. ^ Lowinson, Joyce H; Ruiz, Pedro; Millman, Robert B; Langrod, John G (eds) (2005), Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook (4th ed.), Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISBN 0-7817-3474-6, retrieved 2 December 2010CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Drug Strategies Biography". Retrieved 7 September 2017.

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