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

Califf, R. M., W. J. Parsons, J. E. Tcheng, T. Hinohara, J. M. Boswick, M. B. Honan, and T. C. Wall. “Baseline function, not time to treatment, is most closely associated with LV function improvement during the first week after thrombolytic therapy (Abstract).” Circulation. American Heart Association, 1988.

Scholars@Duke

PARSONS, W., and G. STILES. “THE NEW POSITIVE INOTROPIC AGENTS FUNCTIONALLY BLOCK NI, THE INHIBITORY REGULATOR OF ADENYLATE-CYCLASE (Abstract).” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, February 1987.

Scholars@Duke

Parsons, W. J., and G. L. Stiles. “Heterologous desensitization of the inhibitory A1 adenosine receptor-adenylate cyclase system in rat adipocytes. Regulation of both Ns and Ni..” J Biol Chem 262, no. 2 (January 15, 1987): 841–47.

PMID
3805010
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Parsons, W. J., and R. B. Hornick. “Salmonella Infections.” In The Merck Manual, edited by R. Berkow, 85–89. Rahway, NJ: Merck Sharp and Dohme Research Laboratories, 1987.

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Parsons, W. J., and G. L. Stiles. “The methylxanthines stimulate adenylate cyclase by blocking the inhibitory regulator, Gi (Abstract).” Clinical Research, 1987.

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Ramkumar, V., W. J. Parsons, and G. L. Stiles. “The new positive inotropes inhibit guanine nucleotide binding proteins (Abstract).” Circulation. American Heart Association, 1987.

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Stiles, G. L., G. Pierson, S. Sunay, and W. J. Parsons. “The rat testicular A1 adenosine receptor-adenylate cyclase system..” Endocrinology 119, no. 4 (October 1986): 1845–51. https://doi.org/10.1210/endo-119-4-1845.

PMID
2944739
Full Text

Parsons, W. J., and G. L. Stiles. “Heterologous desensitization of the A1 adenosine receptor adenylate cyclase system (Abstract).” Circulation. American Heart Association, 1986.

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Parsons, W. J. “Acute cholecystitis due to Aeromonas hydrophila.” New York State Journal of Medicine 85 (1985): 564–65.

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