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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Robert Corliss earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI, and completed his residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He also completed a fellowship in the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office in Minneapolis.




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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Forensic Pathology
Fellowship Hennepin County Medical Examiners Office, Minneapolis, MN
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

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PubMed Articles
Kliewer MA Mao L Weigman BJ Walker DC Gettle LM Corliss RF Ultrasound Elastographic Measurement of Rigor Mortis in an Animal Model: A Feasibility Study for Improved Time-of-Death Estimates in Forensic Investigations. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2021 Apr;216(4):1126-1133
[PubMed ID: 33624521]
Schuppener LM Corliss RF Infant Death Following Home Birth: A Case Report of Fatal Neonatal Hypoglycemia. J Forensic Sci . 2020 May;65(3):995-998
[PubMed ID: 31800970]
Suknuntha K Yu Q Weisman PS Corliss RF Fatal adrenal crisis due to Addison's disease arising in the context of autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1. Forensic Sci Med Pathol . 2020 Mar;16(1):166-170
[PubMed ID: 31782110]
Matson DR Accola MA Rehrauer WM Corliss RF Fatal Myocarditis Following Treatment with the PD-1 Inhibitor Nivolumab. J Forensic Sci . 2018 May;63(3):954-957
[PubMed ID: 28833116]
Schuppener LM Corliss RF Death Due to Complications of Bowel Obstruction Following Raw Poppy Seed Ingestion. J Forensic Sci . 2018 Mar;63(2):614-618
[PubMed ID: 28543087]
Zhang L Tester DJ Lang D Chen Y Zheng J Gao R Corliss RF Tang S Kyle JW Liu C Ackerman MJ Makielski JC Cheng J Does Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome Remain the Autopsy-Negative Disorder: A Gross, Microscopic, and Molecular Autopsy Investigation in Southern China. Mayo Clin Proc . 2016 Nov;91(11):1503-1514
[PubMed ID: 27707468]
Brooks EG Paus AM Corliss RF Ranheim EA Enhancing preclinical year pathology exposure: the Angevine approach. Hum Pathol . 2016 Jul;53:58-62
[PubMed ID: 27016489]
Mandal R Brooks EG Corliss RF Eosinophilic Coronary Periarteritis with Arterial Dissection: The Mast Cell Hypothesis. J Forensic Sci . 2015 Jul;60(4):1088-92
[PubMed ID: 25771824]
Corliss RF Mandal R Soriano BJ Bilateral acute necrosis of the globi pallidi and rhabdomyolysis due to combined methadone and benzodiazepine toxicity. Am J Forensic Med Pathol . 2013 Mar;34(1):1-4
[PubMed ID: 23361067]
Nichol PF Corliss RF Yamada S Shiota K Saijoh Y Muscle patterning in mouse and human abdominal wall development and omphalocele specimens of humans. Anat Rec (Hoboken) . 2012 Dec;295(12):2129-40
[PubMed ID: 22976993]
Corliss RF Zydowicz S Salamat MS Fatal subarachnoid hemorrhage due to ruptured vertebrobasilar aneurysm associated with giant cell arteritis in a child. Am J Forensic Med Pathol . 2011 Sep;32(3):255-9
[PubMed ID: 20177371]
Nichol PF Corliss RF Tyrrell JD Graham B Reeder A Saijoh Y Conditional mutation of fibroblast growth factor receptors 1 and 2 results in an omphalocele in mice associated with disruptions in ventral body wall muscle formation. J Pediatr Surg . 2011 Jan;46(1):90-6
[PubMed ID: 21238647]
Torrealba JR Carvalho J Corliss R England D Laryngeal granulomatous infection by Sporothrix schenckii. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2005 Feb;132(2):339-40
[PubMed ID: 15692553]
Nichol PF Corliss RF Rajpal S Helin M Lund DP Perforation of the appendix from intestinal mucormycosis in a neonate. J Pediatr Surg . 2004 Jul;39(7):1133-5
[PubMed ID: 15213917]
Nichol P Rod R Corliss RF Schurr M Central myonecrosis in a patient with group a beta-hemolytic streptococcus toxic shock syndrome. J Trauma . 2003 Nov;55(5):994-6
[PubMed ID: 14608183]