Designation of David Korn as Chairman of the National Cancer Advisory Board
The President today announced his intention to designate David Korn to be Chairman of the National Cancer Advisory Board for the term expiring March 9, 1988.
Dr. Korn is vice president and dean of Stanford University Medical School. He has served as professor and chairman of the department of pathology at the school; physician in chief of pathology at Stanford University Hospital; and consultant in pathology at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital. He is on the board of directors of the California Society of Pathologists and of the council of the Association of Pathology Chairmen. He has served as a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Pathology.
Dr. Korn graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1954) and Harvard Medical School (M.D., 1959). He was a fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital (1956-1957). He is married, has three children, and resides in Stanford, CA. He was born March 5, 1933, in Providence, RI.
Ronald Reagan, Designation of David Korn as Chairman of the National Cancer Advisory Board Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258584