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

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Wayne State University, MD
  • Northwestern University, BA


  • Published on 3/6/2024

    LoCasale-Crouch J, Wallace MK, Heeren T, Kerr S, Yue Y, Deeken G, Turnbull K, Jaworski B, Mateus MC, Moon R, Hauck FR, Kellams A, Colson E, Corwin MJ. The importance of community resources for breastfeeding. Int Breastfeed J. 2024 Mar 06; 19(1):16. PMID: 38448983.

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  • Published on 12/29/2022

    Abu Jawdeh EG, Hunt CE, Eichenwald E, Corwin MJ, McEntire B, Heeren T, Crowell LM, Ikponmwonba C, Saroufim A, Kerr S. Adverse effects of COVID-19 pandemic on a multicenter randomized controlled trial. J Perinatol. 2023 May; 43(5):653-658. PMID: 36581761.

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  • Published on 11/15/2022

    Safon CB, Heeren T, Kerr S, Corwin M, Colson ER, Moon R, Kellams A, Hauck FR, Parker MG. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Breastfeeding Continuation Among U.S. Hispanic Mothers: Identification of Mechanisms. Breastfeed Med. 2023 Jan; 18(1):3-13. PMID: 36378866.

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  • Published on 3/18/2022

    Guyol GG, Kerr SM, Colson E, Corwin MJ, Smith LA, Heeren T, Kiviniemi MT, Parker MG. The Impact of Maternal Worry on Infant Care Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2022 Aug; 22(6):935-941. PMID: 35307603.

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  • Published on 2/4/2022

    Kellams A, Kerr SM, Moon RY, Hauck FR, Heeren T, Colson E, Parker MG, Rice F, Corwin MJ. The Impact of Breastfeeding and Safe Sleep Mobile Health Messaging on Breastfeeding and Bedsharing. Acad Pediatr. 2022 Aug; 22(6):927-934. PMID: 35124281.

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  • 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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