From the Bulletin of the University of Virginia Medical School and Hospital, Spring 1947: "Dr. Francis Parker, appointed Associate Professor of Pathology, July 1, 1946. Born, New York City, June 9, 1906; graduated Boys High School, Georgia; B.S., Emory University, Atlanta, 1927; M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, 1931, following some medical education in University of Chicago and University of Minnesota Medical Schools.... Chief of Laboratory Services, 43rd General Hospital, which served two years in the African and European Theatres, September, 1942-October, 1945, with the rank of Major, and later Lt. Colonel. Temporary assignments with the 11th Evacuation Hospital during invasion of Southern France, and as pathologist on a War Crime Investigating Team, during the investigation of German concentration camps in Austria. ....Investigative work at present in problems in the field of lipoid changes in the adrenal and the formation of lipoid granuloma of the lung."