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


Parsons, W. J., and R. B. Hornick. “Typhoid Fever.” In Clinical Medicine, edited by J. A. Spittel, 2 (42):1–11. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott Company, 1985.


Hitchcock, K. R., and W. J. Parsons. “Separation and partial characterization of fractions derived from frog lung homogenates. A possible marker system for amphibian pulmonary surfactant.” Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry 25, no. 12 (December 1977): 1363–67. https://doi.org/10.1177/25.12.303651.

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