Dr. Robert A. Milch, who had been both an orthopedic surgeon and a business owner and teacher, died Tuesday of cancer complications at his home in Pikesville. He was 61.
A memorial service for Dr. Milch was being held today at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Since 1989, he had been senior adviser to the Triad Investors Corp., a for-profit subsidiary of Johns Hopkins University.
From 1981 until 1989, Dr. Milch led IGENE Biotechnology Inc., a Columbia company he started.
He also held various positions in academia, government and business.
A native of New York, he received a bachelor's degree and a medical degree from Columbia University. Later, he earned a master's degree in business administration at Loyola College.