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William Arnold Horton

educator , medical geneticist

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.

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