Born in Riverton, Virginia to Jesse Allen and Elizabeth McCormick.
Receives a Bachelor of Science from the University of Chattanooga.
Marries Deanne P. McCormick.
Receives a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee.
Becomes an intern at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Receives a Master of Science from the University of Tennessee and becomes a resident and assistant in pathology.
Becomes a diplomate in anatomic pathology through the American Board of Pathology, and an instructor and assistant professor at the University of Tennessee.
Becomes deputy chief medical examiner in Tennessee, as well as special fellow and instructor of neuropathology at Columbia University.
Becomes a member of the executive committee of basic medical sciences at the University of Tennessee.
Becomes an associate professor of the University of Iowa.
Becomes a diplomate in neuropathology through the American Board of Pathology.
Promoted to full professor and chairman of the Surgery Department review committee at the University of Iowa.
Authors “Increased Intracranial Pressure in Children” with W.E. Bell. This second edition in released in 1978.
Becomes a professor of pathology, neurosurgery and neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Becomes a diplomate in forensic pathology through the American Board of Pathology.
Becomes a clinical professor of pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Becomes a professor of pathology and neuropathology at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.
Receives the Outstanding Contribution Award for neuropathology review course from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
Becomes Professor Emeritus at East Tennessee State University.
Retires from profession and becomes a private consultant in neuropathology and forensic pathology.