Arnold (Scotty) Pratt, the first director of NIH’s Division of Computer Research and Technology, died on January 4, 2003 in Sun City West, Ariz. Pratt was the director of the DCRT from 1966 to 1990, and was a pioneer in computing at NIH. A memorial service was held Friday, January 10, at the Chapel of the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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