Dr. Conant joined Duke University in 1935 as an instructor in the Dept. of Microbiology. He served as an instructor in bacteriology, microbiology, and mycology and professor at many levels, including chair of the Dept. of Microbiology (1958-1968)...
Nicholson, a graduate of Duke University (A.B., 1927) became chief of the metabolism clinic (1940-1955) and dean of continuing medical education (1949-1968). His research interests were in metabolic diseases, particularly the treatment of diabetes.
Dr. Wadsworth was the first chair of ophthalmology at Duke University, serving from 1965 until 1983. Duke honored him by naming the facility that houses the eye center the Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Building.
Dan Blazer is former Dean of Medical Education, Duke University School of Medicine; J.P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; and scientist at Duke's Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health.