Donald A.B. Lindberg

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Donald A. B. Lindberg
man standing at odium
Donald Lindberg answering questions at the PDQ Press Conference 1985
EducationPoly Prep Country Day School
Alma materAmherst College
Columbia University
Scientific career
Fieldsmedical computing
InstitutionsUnited States National Library of Medicine

Donald A. B. Lindberg (born 1933) was the Director of the United States National Library of Medicine from 1984 till his retirement in 2015.[1] He is known for his work in medical computing.[2] He won the 1997 Morris F. Collen Award.[3]


He grew up in Brooklyn. He graduated from the Poly Prep Country Day School. He graduated from Amherst College in applied mathematics magna cum laude in 1954. He received his M.D. from Columbia University in 1958.


  1. ^ "Donald A. B. Lindberg, M.D." College of Science, George Mason University. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  2. ^ "Innovation At NIH: Donald Lindberg, Senior Statesman For Medicine And Computers". Breaking Government. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ Donald A. B. Lindberg, MD, FACMI | AMIA

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