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William Thomas Salter, American pharmacologist. award for research in pharmaceutical chemistry of iodine.


Salter, William Thomas was born on December 19, 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Thomas Hall and Frances B. F. (Patten) Salter.


Student Rexbury Latin School graduate 1918, Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1922, Doctor of Medicine Harvard University Medical School, 1925.


Gen Hospital, 1925-1927, resident, 1927-1928. Moseley traveling fellow, Harvard University, 1928-1929, research fellow in medicine, 1929-1932. Instructor biochemistry sciences, Medical School, 1928-1939.

Assistant professor, 1934-1941. Associate physician Huntington Memorial Hospital, 1929-1939. Junior associate in medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1937-1939.

Research fellow in biochemistry, Harvard University Cancer Commission, 1929-1939. Faculty instructor medicine, Harvard University, 1932-1934. Professor pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine, since 1941.

Associate physician, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, 1939-1941. Received Iodine Ednl. Bureau Inc. award for research in pharmaceutical chemistry of iodine.


Member American College Physicians, American Association for the History of Medicine, American Association for Cancer Research, American Institute of Nutrition, American Society Clinical Investigation, Association for Study of Internal Secretions, Bio-chemical Society (England), American Chemical Society, Alpha Chi Sigma, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Eleanor Vallandigham, June 27, 1935. Children: Frances V., Eleanor C., Katharine C. Medical interne, Massachusetts.

William Thomas Hall Salter

Frances B. F. (Patten) Salter

Eleanor Vallandigham

Frances V. Salter

Eleanor C. Salter

Katharine C. Medical interne Salter

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