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C. Lockard Conley (1915 - 2010)

Lockard Conley

C. Lockard Conley was an experienced and well-respected physician, whose career helped define the existence of lupus anticoagulants and antibodies connected to thromboses. He also made important contributions to the development of therapy for vitamin B12 deficiency.

Dr. Conley was born in Baltimore, MD, and received his medical degree from Columbia University in 1940. In 1946, he returned to Baltimore to serve as the director of the division of hematology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine where he spent the majority of his career. He served as ASH president in 1976, and in 1980, he was appointed Distinguished Senior Clinician to the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Conley passed away on January 30, 2010.