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Donald Slaughter

dean , professor pharmacology

Donald Slaughter, American dean, professor pharmacology.


Slaughter, Donald was born on July 13, 1905 in Shelby, Iowa, United States. Son of Ura Barkdell and Olive Blanche (Miller) Slaughter.


Bachelor of Science, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1929, Doctor of Medicine 1929.


Assistant to instructor pharmacology, University of Iowa, 1929-1937. Assistant to associate professor, Baylor University College of Medicine, 1937-1942. Professor pharmacology and physiology, University of Vermont, 1942-1943.

Acting dean, Southwestern Medical College, 1943-1944, dean of students, professor pharmacology and department chairman of pharmacology and physiological, 1944-1946. Dean and professor pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of S. Dak., since 1946. First Lieutenant, Medical corpus, United States army, 1929-1941.


Member Dallas Chamber of Commerce. Fellow American Medical Association (certificate of merit 1942), American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Society Experimental Medicine and Biology, American Association University professors, New York Academy Science, American Chemical Society, Omega Beta Pi, Alpha Kappa Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi, Ho Din.

Research field and interests: cholinergic actions of morphine and medical education. Mason, Rotarian.


Married Bonita Ilene Brown, July 3, 1931. Children: Donald Oliver, Caro Olive, Virginia Ilene.

Ura Barkdell Slaughter

Olive Blanche (Miller) Slaughter

Bonita Ilene Brown

Donald Oliver Slaughter

Caro Olive Slaughter

Virginia Ilene Slaughter