J. Lamar Callaway graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 1932. Callaway, Wiley D. Forbus, Mary A. Poston, Edward Orgain, Douglas Sprunt, William Schulze, and Elbert Persons are assembled in a Duke Hospital meeting room.
Altvater graduated from Duke University (A.B., 1930 and M.A., 1932). He earned a certificate in hospital administration in 1933. An original member of the faculty, held the position of the superintendent of Duke Hospital from 1930 to 1946.