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William H. Witt

Photographic portrait of William H. Witt. William H. Witt (1866-1954) was a physician, teacher, and writer. He received his M.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1894. He then was an Intern at the Poly Clinic in New York City in…


Barney Brooks

In 1925, Dr. Brooks accepted the position of Chairman of the Vanderbilt University Department of Surgery and immediately devoted himself to the building of a strong department of surgery. He organized a strong laboratory of surgical pathology using…

Alfred Blalock

Photographic portrait of Alfred Blalock. Alfred Blalock was born in Culloden, Georgia on April 5, 1899. He graduated with an AB degree in 1918 and entered Johns Hopkins Medical School where he was awarded the M.D. in 1922. Blalock spent the next two…

Olin West

Dr. Olin West (1868-1958) was a public health expert on smallpox and a primary figure in early development of the Tennessee State Department of Health. He received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University Medical Department in 1898. For more information…

Worcester Allen Bryan

Dr. Worcester Allen Bryan (1873-1940) graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1899 and joined the Eve Clinic. Dr. Bryan was a skilled surgeon and an excellent teacher. For more information please see the Finding Aid for Dr. Bryan's Biographical…

Vanderbilt Medical School Faculty, 1925

The first group photograph of the Vanderbilt Medical School faculty at the new campus. Browse related items


James Maffett Neill

James M. Neill, M.D., served on the Vanderbilt medical faculty from 1925-1932 as a professor of bacteriology.For more information please see the Finding Aid for James Maffett Neill.

G. Canby Robinson

George Canby Robinson served as dean of the Vanderbilt Medical School during its growth and expansion in the 1920s. Dr. Robinson is credited for establishing the new Vanderbilt as one of the foremost medical training facilities of its time.For more…

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Tinsley Randolph Harrison

Photographic portrait of Tinsley Randolph Harrison Sr. Tinsley Randolph Harrison was one of the great teachers of medical students and a cardiologist of international fame. Son of Alabama physician William Groce Harrison, he was educated at the…

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