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 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 May; 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 May; 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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  • Published on 7/27/2017

    Dobson NR, Rhein LM, Darnall RA, Corwin MJ, Heeren TC, Eichenwald E, James LP, McEntire BL, Hunt CE. Caffeine decreases intermittent hypoxia in preterm infants nearing term-equivalent age. J Perinatol. 2017 Oct; 37(10):1135-1140. PMID: 28749480.

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  • Published on 7/25/2017

    Moon RY, Hauck FR, Colson ER, Kellams AL, Geller NL, Heeren T, Kerr SM, Drake EE, Tanabe K, McClain M, Corwin MJ. The Effect of Nursing Quality Improvement and Mobile Health Interventions on Infant Sleep Practices: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2017 Jul 25; 318(4):351-359. PMID: 28742913.

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  • Published on 7/17/2017

    Parker MGK, Colson ER, Provini L, Rybin DV, Kerr SM, Heeren T, Corwin MJ. Variation in Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding Practices Among Non-Hispanic Black Mothers in the United States According to Birth Country. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Nov - Dec; 17(8):887-892. PMID: 28729127.

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  • Published on 7/8/2017

    Mangione-Smith R, Zhou C, Corwin MJ, Taylor JA, Rice F, Stout JW. Effectiveness of the Spirometry 360 Quality Improvement Program for Improving Asthma Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Nov - Dec; 17(8):855-862. PMID: 28693976.

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  • Published on 6/10/2017

    Moon RY, Hauck FR, Kellams AL, Colson ER, Geller NL, Heeren TC, Kerr SM, Corwin MJ. Comparison of Text Messages Versus E-mail When Communicating and Querying With Mothers About Safe Infant Sleep. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Nov - Dec; 17(8):871-878. PMID: 28606858.

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