Dr. Lloyd G. Bartholomew was born in Whitehall, N.Y., and graduated from Green Mountain Junior College in 1939. Already decided on following his uncle into the medical profession, he continued his education at Union College. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Dr. Bart graduated from the University of Vermont with an M.D. degree and later received a MS in medicine from the University of Minnesota. He held teaching appointments at Dartmouth College Medical School and the Mayo Foundation at the University of Minnesota where he served as professor of medicine since 1967. He was an attending physician at Saint Mary’s and Rochester Methodist Hospitals in Minnesota and worked in private practice in internal medicine. At the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Bart was head of the gastroenterology section from 1967-1977. He published over 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals during his career and authored several medical textbook chapters. His many awards include the Department of Internal Medicine Henry J. Plummer Distinguished Clinician Award from the Mayo Clinic and distinguished service awards from the Minnesota Medical Association and the UVM College of Medicine. He has served on the College’s Board of Trustees in many capacities; he was chairman from 1997-2003 and is now Trustee Emeritus. He received an honorary doctorate of human letters from GMC in 1984 and was elected to the College’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.