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Glassell Slaughter Fitz-Hugh

otolarynogologist , educator.

Glassell Slaughter Fitz-Hugh, American otolarynogologist, educator.


Fitz-Hugh, Glassell Slaughter was born on May 1, 1907 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of Glassell and Orie (Slaughter) Fitz-H.


Student, Augusta Military Academy, 1925-1927.


Intern, resident Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1933-1935, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, 1935-1937. Faculty school medicine University of Virginia, since 1937, professor otolaryngology, 1951-1977, professor emeritus, 1977-1984, department chairman, 1951-1975, vice department chairman, 1975-1977. Former member communicative disorder research training committee National Institutes of Health.


Served as captain lieutenant colonel Medical Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946. American College of Surgeons fellow (past representative to residency review committee for otolaryngology). Member American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Medical Society Virginia, Virginia Society Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, American Academy Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, American Laryngol.

Rhinological and Otological Society (president 1967), American Academy Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Otological Society, American Laryngol. Association (president 1974), American Association of University Professors, Thomas Jefferson Society, University of Virginia General Alumni Association (board of managers), American Society Head and Neck Surgery, Society U. Otolaryngologists, Virginia Academy Sciences, Virginia Hearing Foundation, American Council Otolaryngology, National Rehabilitation Association, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Dorothea Minor Meredith, September 9, 1937. Children: Glassell Slaughter, George Meredith, Elizabeth Morrison.

Glassell Fitz-H.

Orie (Slaughter) Fitz-H.

Dorothea Minor Meredith

Glassell Slaughter Fitz-Hugh

George Meredith Fitz-Hugh

Elizabeth Morrison Fitz-Hugh