William Jonathan Parsons, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Email address bill.parsons@duke.edu

1989 - 1991 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina (mentors Dr. Gary Stiles, Dr. Claude Piantadosi, Dr. Joseph Greenfield)

1991 - 1993 Assistant Professor of Medicine (Molecular Cardiology), The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas (mentor Dr. R. Sanders Williams)

Clinical Interests: Cardiovascular Imaging, Vascular Medicine, Consultative Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology

Education and Training

  • Cardiology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • Resident in Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Denistry, 1983 - 1985
  • General Medical Officer, Gallup Indian Medical Center, 1981 - 1983
  • Internship in Medicine, Roger Williams Medical Center, 1980 - 1981
  • M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, 1980
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, 1977

Publications

Parsons, W. J., J. C. Rembert, R. P. Bauman, J. C. Greenfield, and C. A. Piantadosi. “Myocardial oxygenation in dogs during reactive hyperemia..” Journal of Biomedical Optics 3, no. 2 (April 1998): 191–200. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.429875.

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23015056
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Boyne, T. S., B. A. Koplan, W. J. Parsons, W. H. Smith, D. D. Watson, and G. A. Beller. “Predicting adverse outcome with exercise SPECT technetium-99m sestamibi imaging in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease..” Am J Cardiol 79, no. 3 (February 1, 1997): 270–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0002-9149(96)00746-1.

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9036743
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Hansen, J., G. D. Thomas, S. A. Harris, W. J. Parsons, and R. G. Victor. “Differential sympathetic neural control of oxygenation in resting and exercising human skeletal muscle..” J Clin Invest 98, no. 2 (July 15, 1996): 584–96. https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI118826.

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8755671
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Parsons, W. J., R. Sanders Williams, J. M. Shelton, Y. Luo, D. J. Kessler, and J. A. Richardson. “Developmental regulation of cytochrome oxidase subunit VIa isoforms in cardiac and skeletal muscle.” American Journal of Physiology  Heart and Circulatory Physiology 270, no. 2 39-2 (April 15, 1996).

Scholars@Duke

Parsons, W. J., and J. Hollman. “Ethical issues in genetic diagnosis and treatment.” In New Issues in Medical Ethics, edited by J. Hollman, 131–47, 1995.

Scholars@Duke

Li, K., C. S. Smagula, W. J. Parsons, J. A. Richardson, M. Gonzalez, H. K. Hagler, and R. S. Williams. “Subcellular partitioning of MRP RNA assessed by ultrastructural and biochemical analysis..” J Cell Biol 124, no. 6 (March 1994): 871–82. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.124.6.871.

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7510714
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PARSONS, W., J. REMBERT, R. BAUMAN, J. GREENFIELD, and C. PIANTADOSI. “Regional Myocardial Oxygenation During Adenosine-Mediated Hyperemia (Abstract).” Circulation. American Heart Association, October 1993.

Scholars@Duke

PARSONS, W., J. REMBERT, R. BAUMAN, and C. PIANTADOSI. “Catheter-Based Intraventricular Detection of Regional Myocardial-Ischemia by Nir Cardioscopy (Abstract).” Circulation, October 1993.

Scholars@Duke

Parsons, W. J., J. C. Rembert, R. P. Bauman, F. G. Duhaylongsod, J. C. Greenfield, and C. A. Piantadosi. “Myocardial oxygenation in dogs during partial and complete coronary artery occlusion..” Circ Res 73, no. 3 (September 1993): 458–64. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.res.73.3.458.

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8348690
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Bassel-Duby, R., C. M. Grohe, M. E. Jessen, W. J. Parsons, J. A. Richardson, R. Chao, J. Grayson, W. S. Ring, and R. S. Williams. “Sequence elements required for transcriptional activity of the human myoglobin promoter in intact myocardium..” Circ Res 73, no. 2 (August 1993): 360–66. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.res.73.2.360.

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8330378
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