One of them is our own Poet, Bryan W Elrod. Born in Cullman, Alabama and moved to Montgomery in 1970. Bryan graduated from Sidney Lanier High School and from Auburn University with honors in chemistry and also attended the University of Alabama in Birmingham. During his senior year, he was vice president of the Tinsley R. Harrison Medical Society. His internship and residency were completed at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He served as chief resident in his final year and has been in family practice since 1990.