Everett L. Bishop

Everett Lassiter Bishop


Born: 28 October 1892, Savannah, Georgia

Died: 12 August, 1963, Atlanta, Georgia

Academic Degrees

  • Undergrad: Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, 1912
  • MD: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, 1916

Academic Positions

  • 1935 - 1947 Associate Professor of Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1947 Professor of Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia


  • Cornell Medical School and Memorial Hospital, New York City (with James Ewing)

Military Service

  • 1934 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Medical Corps
  • 1941 Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy Medical Corps
  • 1945 Discharged with rank of Captain

Other Positions

  • 1916 - 1921 Private practice in medicine, Savannah, Georgia

  • 1925 - 1946 Pathologist, Steiner Cancer Center, Atlanta, Georgia

  • 1946 - 1963 Consultant Pathologist at various hospitals in Atlanta and the Southeast (Emory; Piedmont, Grady, Atlanta and Lawson VA's)

Selected Career Highlights

  • Founding Fellow of the College of American Pathologists.

  • Founder and Past President of the Georgia Association of Pathology and Past Director of the Georgia Division of the American Cancer Society. Chairman, Executive Committee, Cancer-Medical Association of Georgia.

  • Chairman of the Section of Pathology, for the Southern Medical Association.

  • Contributor to numerous articles on surgical pathology, especially tumor diagnosis.

  • Mason (32 degree); Chairman (1946-49) Atlanta Rotary.


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