Wayne House Finley, PhD, MD

Wayne Finley

Wayne FinleyOccupation: Medical Educator (Retired)
Born: Goodwater, Alabama, April 7, 1927

Education:
Traineeship in Medical Genetics, Uppsala University, Sweden (1961-1962)
Intern, University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics (1960-1961)
MD, University of Alabama (1960)
PhD, University of Alabama (1958)
MS, University of Alabama (1955)
MA, University of Alabama (1950)
BS, Jacksonville State University (1948)

Certifications:
Certified in Clinical Cytogenetics, American Board of Medical Genetics (1983)

Career:
Professor Emeritus, University of Alabama School Medicine (1996-Present)
Adjunct Professor of Biology, University of Alabama School Medicine (1980-1996)
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1975-1996)
Professor, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1970-1996)
Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1968-1975)
Director, Faculty Council, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1966-1996)
Chairman, Medical Student Research Day, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1965-1975)
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1965-1975)
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Alabama School of Medicine (1962-1970)
Science Teacher, High School, Tuscaloosa, AL (1949-1951)

Career Related:
Chairman, Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame (2007-Present); Member, Advisory and Nominating Committee, Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame (1998-Present); Chairman, Carey Phillips Travel Fellowship (1972-Present); Faculty Representative, University of Alabama Systems Board of Trustees (1995-1996); Senator, University of Alabama at Birmingham Faculty Senate (1995-1996); Carmichael Fund for Graduate Students (1989-2009); Committee on Future Needs in Medical Genetics, Genetics Service Branch, US Public Health Service (1987); Director, Medical Genetics Graduate Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1983-1996); Board of Directors, Southeastern Regional Genetics Group (1982-2000); Board of Directors, Southeastern Regional Genetics Group (1982-1996); Senior Scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cystic Fibrosis Research Center, Center for Health Risk Assessment and Disease Prevention (1982-1996); Chairman, Steering Committee, Reynolds-Finley Historical Library Associates (1981-2007); Director, American Board of Medical Genetics Approved Training Program (1978-1996); Member, National Advanced Research Resources Council, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health (1977-1980); Member, Committee on Genetic Counseling, Children’s Bureau, Department of Health (1966-1967); Senior Scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center

Military:
Officer, Chemical Corps, US Army (1951-1953); Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Reserve (1946-1974); Infantry, US Army, Germany (1945-1946)

Civic:
Deacon Dawson Memorial Baptist Church (1960-Present)

Creative Works:
Editor, Newsletter (1997-2000); Author, University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association (1959-2003); Contributor, Articles on Human Malformations and Clinical Cytogenetics, Technology Journals

Awards:
Martha Myers Role Model Award, University of Alabama School of Medicine Alumni Association (2008); Distinguished Service Award, University of Alabama School of Medicine Alumni Association (2005); Lifetime Achievement Award, Birmingham Business Journal (2003); Samuel Buford Word Award, Medical Association of the State of Alabama (2003); Brother Bryan Humanitarian Award (2001); Induction, Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame (2001); Finley-Compass Bank Genetics Conference Center Established, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2001); Will Gaines Holmes Award, Children’s Aid Society (1999); Portrait, Reynolds Library (1999); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1996); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1993); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1990); Alumnus of the Year Award, Jacksonville State University (1989); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1987); Wayne H. and Sara C. Finley Chair in Medical Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1986); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1984); Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, University of Alabama Medical Center (1983); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1983); Turlington Award (1982); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1981); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1975); Physicians’ Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1971); Outstanding Educators of America (1971); Medical Award, Alabama Association for Retarded Children (1969); Gardner Award, Alabama Academy of Science

Memberships:
Counselor, Medical Association of Alabama, (1990-Present); Gold Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Robbia Club (2008); Trustee, Alabama Academy of Science (1991-2001); President, Caduceus Club (1984-1986); Board of Directors, Greater Birmingham Area Chamber of Commerce (1983-1986); President, Jefferson County Medical Society (1983); Chairman, Jefferson County Medical Society (1976-1977); Maternal and Child Health Committee, Jefferson County Medical Society (1975-1979); President, University of Alabama School of Medicine Alumni Association (1974-1975); President, Shades Valley Kiwanis (1973-1974); President, University of Alabama at Birmingham Chapter, Sigma Xi (1972-1973); Flag Chairman, Sons of the American Revolution; Fellow, American College of Medical Genetics; Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine; American Medical Association; American Association for the Advancement of Science; New York Academy of Sciences; Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine; American Institute of Chemists; Newcomen Society; American Federation for Clinical Research; American Society of Human Genetics; Southern Medical Association; Southern Society for Pediatrics Research; National Institutes of Health Alumni Association; Jefferson County Pediatrics Society; Rotary Club of Birmingham; Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution; Wayne Finley Breakfast Club; Kappa Delta Pi; Pi Delta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; Phi Beta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa

Religion:
Baptist

Family:
Son of Byron Bruce Finley; Lucille (House) Finley
Married Sara Will Crews (7/6/1952)
Children: Randall Wayne; Sara Jane

Hobbies:
Reading; Golf; Genealogy; Medical history

Email:
wfinley1942@charter.net

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
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