1909 – Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on the 3rd of March.
1930-1932 – He received degrees from West Virginia University and Duke University.
1933 – Arena joined Duke University as a resident at Duke Hospital. Following his residency at Duke.
1936 – Professor of pediatrics at Duke University Medical School.
1953 – 1st director of Duke University Poison Control Center.
– Invented child-proof safety cap for medicine bottles.
1971-1972 – President of American Academy of Pediatrics.
1995 – Arena Jay Morris died.