Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1943. Doctor of Medicine, Medical College Virginia, 1947. Bachelor of Science (Rhodes scholar 1947-1949), Oxford University, England, 1949.
Bachelor of Science 6 honorary degrees.
Assistant Resident, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 1950-1951. Assistant Resident, Medical College, of Virginia, Richmond 1953-1954, Assistant Professor, of Medicine 1954-1957, Dean in Charge of Student Affairs 1959-1961. Assistant Professor, of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of Minnesota 1958-1959.
Director of University of Mississippi Medical Center and Dean of School of Medicine, Jackson, Mississippi 1961-1965. Vice-Chancellor, University of Miss, and Dean of School of Medicine 1965-1966. Association Director National Instituts of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and Director of Regional Medical Programs 1966-1968, Director National Instituts of Health 1968-1973.
Scholar-inResidence University of Virginia 1973-1974. President University of Fla. 1974-1984, President Emeritus, Professor, of Medicine since 1984.
Jt. Professor, of Fish and Aquaculture since 1986. Executive Committee National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Council Institute of Medicine, Association of American Physicians. Chairman Board of directors Cordis Corporation, Chairman Safety Advisory Board Three Mile Island, Chairman Commission, on Medical Education, Robert West Johnson Foundation.
Honorary; Fellow, Lincoln College. Swedish Knight of the North Star. Five Honorary degrees.
Chairman Commission on Medical Education for Robert Wood Foundation. Chairman Safety Advisory Board Three Mile Island. Chairman advisory committee medical implications of nuclear war National Academy of Sciences.
Executive council Association American Medical College, 1964-1967. Past chairman executive committee National Association State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, chairman, 1982. 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951-1953.
Fellow American Public Health Association. Member Institute Medicine of National Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Hospital Association (honorary), National Medical Association (honorary), Association American Rhodes Scholars, Association American Physicians, Association American Medical Colleges (distinguished member), American Clinical and Climatological Association, Society Scholars Johns Hopkins, Alpha Omega Alpha.
Married Ann Carter Garnett, December 21, 1946. Children: Ann, Robert, Wesley.