Skilling, David M.

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Skilling, David M.

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  • Skilling, David Miller Jr.
  • Skilling, David M. Jr.

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David Miller Skilling was a Barnes/ Washington University physician who received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Jefferson College (Pennsylvania) in 1923 before earning his MD from Washington University in 1928. Upon graduation, he served as a fellow and instructor in pathology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Skilling returned to St. Louis to serve as an Instructor in Clinical Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine, a position he held from 1933 to 1973. A specialist in diseases of the chest, Dr. Skilling had staff appointments at a number of hospitals including Barnes Hospital (1937-), Deaconess, St. Luke's, Missouri Pacific, and Saint Mary on the Mount. Additionally, he was the medical director of the St. Louis Tuberculosis and Health Society.


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Created in the A to M Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives database, December 16, 2019 11:22 AM
Revised April 20, 2020


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  1. Funeral rites held for Dr. David Skilling, Jr., Barnes Bulletin, volume 25, no. 8, August 1981, page 7.(Dr. David M. Skilling, Jr., Barnes/WU physician emeritus)

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