Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, Harvard School of Public Health (Boston, MA)
Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA)
Visiting Lecturer, University of Malawi College of Medicine (Blantyre, Malawi)
Pathology Consultant, Partners In Health
Pathology Lean, Human Resources for Health (Rwanda)
Dr. Dan Milner graduate from Birmingham-Southern College in 1995, received his MD from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2000, and underwent training in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Microbiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital from 2000 to 2005. He completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology at Harvard University in 2010. He has been a practicing pathologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 2005 with clinical activities including autopsy, infectious disease consultation, and microbiology.
His research focus for the past 14 years has been on cerebral malaria in pediatric populations in Africa. Since 2003 his research group headed by Dyann Wirth has worked on Plasmodium falciparum genetic diversity from multiple countries across the globe including Senegal, Mali, The Gambia, Nigeria, Uganda, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Zambia, and Madagascar. Since 2005 he has participated in capacity building activities in the area of pathology service within Africa in both Malawi and, more recently, Rwanda. These have included direct service provision, teaching, equipment procurement, laboratory set up, laboratory management support, and recruitment of short term and long term volunteers to provide service provision and training. He is currently part of an international team working towards in country MMEd in anatomic pathology for both Rwanda and Malawi.