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Roscoe R. Robinson

In 1981, Dr. Roscoe Robinson was appointed vice-chancellor for health affairs and professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. At Vanderbilt Dr. Robinson encouraged the development of strong, nationally known divisions of nephrology…

Hugh Jackson Morgan

Photographic portrait of Hugh Jackson Morgan. Hugh Jackson Morgan graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1914. He was a prominent member of the Vanderbilt varsity football team and was selected as an All Southern Center. After attending two years at…

F. Tremaine Billings

Dr. Frederic Tremaine "Josh" Billings (1912-2007) was a long-time Vanderbilt Department of Medicine professor and physician. His research interests included infectious diseases, rural health care, medical education, and heart, lung, and circulatory…

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…

William Darby

Photographic portrait of William J. Darby. Vanderbilt professor William J. Darby (1913-2001) was considered one of the leading nutrition researchers of the 20th century. As a scientist, Dr. Darby made significant contributions to our knowledge of…

Owen Wilson

Dr. Owen Wilson was a professor of pediatrics at Vanderbilt Medical School and had a large pediatric practice in Nashville. He was the author of The Care and Feeding of Southern Babies: A Guide for Mothers (1920). For more information please see the…

Grant Wilkinson

Dr. Grant R. Wilkinson was a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at VUMC from 1971 until his death in 2006. A native of Derby, England, Dr. Wilkinson was widely known for his contributions to understanding why patients vary in their response to drugs.…

Levi Watkins

Levi Watkins, Jr., MD became the first African American student at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine when he enrolled in 1966. Dr. Watkins graduated in 1970 to become the first African American to graduate from Vanderbilt School of…

John Lawton Shapiro

Photographic portrait of John Lawton Shapiro. John Shapiro, M.D., graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1938 and from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1941. He received a Combat Infantry Medical Badge in 1944 for service in Italy during World War II.…

Addison Beecher Scoville

A graduate of Cornell Medical School, Dr. Addison B. Scoville Jr. came to Vanderbilt in 1939 as a resident. Upon receiving the National Research Council Fellowship, he became an instructor in pathology in 1942. For more information please see the…


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