Graduate, College Balcescu, Craiova, 1921. Doctor of Medicine, University Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, 1928. Doctor of Science, Romanian Academy.
Doctoral degree (honorary), University Renne, France, 1964. Doctoral degree (honorary), Iasy, Romania, 1994. Doctoral degree (honorary), Cluy, Romania, 1994.
Assistant 1st degree, Anatomy Catedra, Bucharest, 1925-1927; assistant 2nd degree, Anatomy Catedra, Bucharest, 1927-1935; assistant chief, Institute Endocrilogy, Bucharest, 1935-1937; professor, U. Medicine, 1937-1973; honorary professor, U. Medicine, since 1973; dean, U. Medicine, 1991-1993; rector, U. Medicine, since 1993. Assistant director Institute Endocrinology, 1946-1969, director, 1969-1978.
President Academy Medical Sciences. Member French Academy Medicine, Hungarian Academy, Bulgarian Academy, Polish Academy, Romanian Academy (1st secretary 1945-1963, vice president 1963-1975), Leopoldina.
Married Ioana Parhon, January 2, 1933. Children: Ion-Andrei, Ileana.