1916 – Born in New York. A renowned renal physiologist Dr. Robert W. Berliner, emeritus professor of cellular and molecular physiology and a former dean of the School of Medicine.
– Berliner received his M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
1947 – He became an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University.
1954 – Dr. Berliner served as director of intramural research of the National Heart Institute.
1969 – He became Deputy Director of Science at the National Institutes of Health.
1973 – He was appointed Dean of the Yale School of Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Medicine.
– Dr. Berliner was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and received honorary Doctor of Science degrees from Yale and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
1984 – He retire to from his post as Dean of Yale School of Medicine.
– His activities have also included serving as director of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences.
2002 – Died on February 5th at the age of 86.