Gregory H. Miday, MD, an instructor of medicine in the Washington
University School of Medicine in St. Louis hospitalist service at
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, died unexpectedly Friday, June 21, 2012. He was
He completed his residency in internal medicine in 2011, and Miday was
scheduled to begin an oncology fellowship at Washington University in
In 2008, he earned a medical degree from The Ohio State
University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. While at Ohio State,
he was the recipient of a prestigious Dean’s Scholarship. Miday earned
an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.,
graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in art history.
Known for his compassion and caring manner and his zest for learning,
Miday also was a gifted artist whose talents included classical piano
and painting. He enjoyed hiking, soccer and tennis. He was deeply
passionate about caring for the underserved and served as a board member
of the Gateway 180 Shelter in St Louis.
He also participated in research and wrote two book chapters for the
Washington University Subspecialty Consult Manual Series on hematology
He is survived by his parents, Drs. Robert and Karen Miday, and a
brother, Christopher (Nicole) and sister, Erica Rose Miday. Visitation
is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the George H. Rhode & Son Funeral Home in Mt. Lookout, Ohio. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 29, at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gateway
180 Shelter or the Harris House rehabilitation center, both in St.