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Conrad Milton Riley

Born  1913
Died  2005

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American paediatrician, born 1913, Worcester, Massachusetts; died July 5, 2005, University of Colorado Hospital in Denver.

Biography of Conrad Milton Riley

Conrad Milton Riley graduated from Yale College in 1934 and qualified in medicine at Harvard in 1938. After serving in the US Naval Reserve from 1942 to 1946, he worked at the Babies Hospital in New York City and joined the department of paediatrics at Columbia University. In 1960 he moved to the department of paediatrics of the Colorado University School of Medicine, Denver, where he was chairman of the department of preventive medicine from 1961 until 1966. Riley’s main research interest was in nephrology.

We thank Professor Leonid P. Churilov for information submitted.


  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    Conrad Milton Riley." In: The Person Behind the Syndrome. Springer Verlag, London, 1997. Page 142-143.

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