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William Arnold Horton

William Arnold Horton, American medical geneticist, educator. Achievements include development of novel methods for analyzing growing bone in humans. Recipient Walter Sutton award, 1969; grantee National Institutes of Health, since 1992, Shriners, since 1991, 92—. Fellow American Academy Physicians; member American Society Human Genetics, Bone Dysplasia Society (founding member), American Society Pediatrics.

Background

  • Horton, William Arnold was born on October 2, 1945 in Chanute, Kansas, United States. Son of Kenneth Guy and Virginia Ella (Arnold) Horton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kansas, 1967. Doctor of Medicine, University Kansas, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant professor medicine and pediatrics University Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, 1977-1981, associate professor, 1981-1983. Associate professor pediatrics and medicine University Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 1983-1988, professor, since 1988. Board directors Little People of America, Houston, Human Growth Foundation.

      Ad hoc reviewer National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of novel methods for analyzing growing bone in humans.

    Works

    • Contributor chapter to books, articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Physicians. Member American Society Human Genetics, Bone Dysplasia Society (founding member), American Society Pediatrics.

    Connections

    • Married Jean E. Foss, November 20, 1971. 1 child, Joshua.
    • father: Kenneth Guy Horton
    • mother: Virginia Ella (Arnold) Horton
    • spouse: Jean E. Foss
    • child: Joshua Horton
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    Born October 2, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      University Kansas
    • 1971
      University Kansas
    • 1977 - 1981
      Assistant, professor medicine and pediatrics University Kansas Medical School
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      associate, professor pediatrics and medicine University Texas Health Science Center
      Houston, Texas, United States