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Robert Corretore

Death: 2019

Robert Corretore was a family doctor who helped establish the curriculum in the 1970s for the Department of Family Practice into what is now the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

He received his bachelor's degree in zoology from UB in 1956 and served as a Navy doctor, attaining the rank of lieutenant. After becoming an assistant clinical professor in the medical school's newly created Department of Family Practice in 1970, he was instrumental in developing the curriculum. During his time as a professor, he received the medical school's Louis A. and Ruth Seigel Distinguished Teaching award in 1982 and became a clinical associate professor emeritus in 1999. He had also been a member of the Erie County Medical Society for nearly 50 years. 

Robert Corretore passed away on September 8th, 2019 at 88 years old. 

Affiliation(s): Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Record Group(s): 19
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