Fred Allison, Jr. Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0258

  • Staff Only
Allison, Fred, Jr. (1922-


Newspaper clipping, correspondence relating to Dr. Allison's appointment to Vanderbilt University staff, CV, convocation program.


  • 1987 - 2015

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Fred Allison, Jr., was educated at Auburn University, B.S. 1944 and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, M.D., 1946. He completed internships at Vanderbilt, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, and Washington University. He also was a Guest Investigator at the Rockefeller University from 1966-1967. From 1968-1987, Dr. Allison was Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department at Louisiana State University. As a component of his responsibility, he was Physician-in-Chief at the Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He was appointed professor of medicine at Vanderbilt in 1987 and Physician-In-Chief of the Nashville Metropolitan General Hospital. In 1993, he was appointed chief of Vanderbilt’s Division of General Internal Medicine, a position he held until 1996, when he he was awarded the title professor of medicine, emeritus and began serving as a consultant in internal medicine for the Zerfoss Student Health Service at Vanderbilt. In 1999, Dr. Allison was appointed as a trustee of the Hospital Authority for Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. Dr. Allison died May 8, 2015 at age 92.


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