Michael J. Corwin, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Michael Corwin
1010 Commonwealth Ave


Dr. Corwin’s research has been focused on the epidemiology and physiology of the sudden infant death syndrome. He has been PI of the Collaborative Home Infant Monitoring Evaluation (CHIME), the National Infant Sleep Position (NISP) surveys, the Study of Attitudes and Factors Effecting Infant Care (SAFE), and Social Media and Risk-reduction Training for Infant Care Practices (SMART). Dr. Corwin also has been Co-Director of the Massachusetts Center for SIDS, Medical Director of the MCHB Program to Enhance Performance of SIDS/OID Initiatives, and has participated in the SIDS Global Strategy Working group and NICHD 5-Year SIDS Research Plan Committee. Dr. Corwin has also conducted a large number of industry-sponsored studies directed at FDA approval of pharmaceuticals and medical devices and serves as a principal at Care-Safe.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Boston Medical Center


  • Wayne State University, MD
  • Northwestern University, BA


  • Published on 2/4/2021

    Safon CB, Heeren TC, Kerr SM, Clermont D, Corwin MJ, Colson ER, Moon RY, Kellams AL, Hauck FR, Parker MG. Disparities in Breastfeeding Among U.S. Black Mothers: Identification of Mechanisms. Breastfeed Med. 2021 02; 16(2):140-149. PMID: 33539248.

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  • Published on 11/3/2020

    Parker MG, Burnham LA, Kerr SM, Belfort MB, Perrin MT, Corwin MJ, Heeren TC. National Prevalence of Donor Milk Use Among Level 1 Nurseries. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 12; 10(12):1078-1086. PMID: 33144332.

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  • Published on 3/19/2020

    Moon RY, LoCasale-Crouch J, Turnbull KLP, Colson E, Kellams A, Heeren T, Kerr S, Hauck FR, Corwin MJ. Investigating Mechanisms for Maternal Education Disparities in Enacting Health-Promoting Infant Care Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Sep - Oct; 20(7):926-933. PMID: 32201345.

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  • Published on 2/26/2020

    Parker MG, Burnham LA, Kerr S, Belfort MB, Perrin M, Corwin M, Heeren T. Prevalence and predictors of donor milk programs among U.S. advanced neonatal care facilities. J Perinatol. 2020 04; 40(4):672-680. PMID: 32103161.

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  • Published on 2/7/2020

    Kellams A, Hauck FR, Moon RY, Kerr SM, Heeren T, Corwin MJ, Colson E. Factors Associated With Choice of Infant Sleep Location. Pediatrics. 2020 03; 145(3). PMID: 32034081.

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  • Published on 5/1/2019

    Moon RY, Corwin MJ, Kerr S, Heeren T, Colson E, Kellams A, Geller NL, Drake E, Tanabe K, Hauck FR. Mediators of Improved Adherence to Infant Safe Sleep Using a Mobile Health Intervention. Pediatrics. 2019 05; 143(5). PMID: 31015374.

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  • Published on 4/8/2019

    Colson ER, Schaeffer P, Hauck FR, Provini L, McClain M, Corwin MJ, Drake EE, Kellams AL, Geller NL, Tanabe K, Moon RY. Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation of Safe Infant Sleep Recommendations in the Hospital Setting. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2019 05; 48(3):332-340. PMID: 30974076.

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  • Published on 10/13/2017

    Kellams A, Parker MG, Geller NL, Moon RY, Colson ER, Drake E, Corwin MJ, McClain M, Golden WC, Hauck FR. TodaysBaby Quality Improvement: Safe Sleep Teaching and Role Modeling in 8 US Maternity Units. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). PMID: 29030524.

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  • Published on 8/21/2017

    Colson ER, Geller NL, Heeren T, Corwin MJ. Factors Associated With Choice of Infant Sleep Position. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep; 140(3). PMID: 28827382.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Hwang SS, Corwin MJ. Safe Infant Sleep Practices: Parental Engagement, Education, and Behavior Change. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Aug 01; 46(8):e291-e296. PMID: 28806465.

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