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William J. Doyle, PhD

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Job Title Director, ENT Laboratory Research, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5460 Phone

Education and Training

Graduate School:

1975 MA, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
1977 PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Post Graduate School:

1981 University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA


  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences
  • American Researchers in Otolaryngology


  • Sigma XI, Scientific Honor Society
  • BS, Magna Cum Laude in Honors Major


  • Doyle WJ, Yuksel S, Banks J, Alper CM. Directional asymmetry in the measured nitrous oxide time constant for middle ear transmucosal gas exchange. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2007;116(1):69-75.
  • Winther B, Alper CM, Mandel EM, Doyle WJ, Hendley JO. Temporal relationships between colds, upper respiratory viruses detected by polymerase chain reaction, and otitis media in young children followed through a typical cold season. Pediatrics. Jun 2007;119(6):1069-1075.
  • Alper CM, Winther B, Mandel EM, Doyle WJ. Temporal Relationships for Cold-like Illnesses and Otitis Media in Sibling Pairs. Pediatr Infect Dis J. Sep 2007;26(9):778-781.

    View Dr. Doyle's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Eustachian tube physiology
  • Pathogenesis of otitis media
  • Nasal pathophysiology
  • Virus infection and otitis media
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Human Ethics

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Research Training in Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Social and Psychological Risks for Infectious Disease
  • Middle Ear Pressure Regulation in Health and Disease
Last Update
January 7, 2009
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Last Update
January 7, 2009