Milton Roemer was born in Paterson, NJ, March 24, 1916, son of Jacob and Mary
(Rabinowitz) Roemer. He received his BA from Cornell University (1936), his MD from New
York University (1940), and an MPH from the University of Michigan (1943). He interned at
Barnert Memorial Hospital, in Paterson (1940-1941), was with the New Jersey Health
Department from 1941 and 1942, and from 1943 to 1948 with the U. S. Public Health Service
in Washington, DC.