Former Board of Regents Chair Stewart Wolf Dies at 91

Stewart Wolf, MD, a pioneer in the field of psychosomatic medicine and former National Library of Medicine Board of Regents member (1965-69) and chair (1967-69), died recently at the age of 91.

His tenure on the Board of Regents during the latter half of the 1960s coincided with a number of important events in the history of NLM, including passage of the Medical Library Assistance Act, introduction of MEDLARS computer searching, and the establishment of both the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications and the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program.