PARKHURST ALAN SHORE
09/21/1924 – 03/21/2018
Born September 21, 1924 in Washington, DC
Died March 21, 2018 in Santa Fe, NM
Preceded in death by his wife, Helen P. Shore, on March 01, 1999
Parkhurst served in the Unites States Army Air Core from 3/27/1943 to 11/13/1945, whereby he earned the Honored Veteran Medal for serving in World War II in the Battle of the Bulge in which he served as a sharpshooter and took out a German sniper who was picking off American Soldiers as they came ashore, then as a gunman in American airplanes in which he shot down several German aircraft in battle.
B.S. 1949 George Washington University
M.S. 1952 George Washington University
Ph. D. 1955 Georgetown University
1949 - 1950 Associate in Chemistry, George Washington University
1950 - 1961 Research Staff, National Heart Institute, NIH
1957 - 1961 Head, Section on Biochemistry of Drug Action, and Deputy Chief of Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, National Heart Institute, NIH
1961 - 1963 Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
1968 - 1973 Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
1963 - 1981 Professor, Department of Pharmacology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas
Military Honors Service will be held at the National Cemetery on April 5, 2018 at 3:00 pm.