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Campus Address FOT 1164 Zip 3412
Phone  (205) 801-7801
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Medical School  Medical College of Georgia    1984  MD 
Graduate  St. Joseph Mercy Health System    1986  MD 
Residency  University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers    1990  MD 

American Board of Otolaryngology  1990 
American Board of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  1993 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Otolaryngology   Otolaryngology Chair Office Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor
Center  Medicine  Gene Therapy Center Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Minority Health & Research Center Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. William R. Carroll has been a faculty member of the UAB Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery since 1996. He holds the rank of Professor and serves as the Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Program, Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship Training Program among his University duties. Dr. Carroll's research focuses on: 1.disparities in head and neck oncology 2.tobacco cessation and 3.outcomes for H&N cancer patients. He currently has a grant to research tobacco use in young African American men. He is also widely published; authoring or co-authoring over 135 manuscript articles and 14 book chapters. He participates in the editorial review for 5 journals.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American College of Surgeons  Fellow   
Society of University Otolaryngologists  member   
Michigan Work Society   President   
American Academy of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  member   
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  member   

Research/Clinical Interest
Tobacco Cessation in Young African American Men.
Head and neck carcinoma, autologous tissue use in head and neck reconstruction, tobacco use, disparities in head and neck cancer

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Chung TK, Rosenthal EL, Magnuson JS, Carroll WR. Transoral robotic surgery for
oropharyngeal and tongue cancer in the United States. Laryngoscope. 2015
Jan;125(1):140-5. doi: 10.1002/lary.24870. Epub 2014 Aug 5. 
Head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma requiring parotidectomy: prognostic indicators and treatment selection.Sweeny L, Zimmerman T, Carroll WR, Schmalbach CE, Day KE, Rosenthal EL.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Apr;150(4):610-7. doi: 10.1177/0194599814520686. Epub 2014 Jan 28.
Additivity of substituent effects in aromatic stacking interactions. Hwang J, Li P, Carroll WR, Smith MD, Pellechia PJ, Shimizu KD.J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Oct 8;136(40):14060-7. doi: 10.1021/ja504378p. Epub 2014 Sep 30.
A molecular balance for measuring aliphatic CH-π interactions.Carroll WR, Zhao C, Smith MD, Pellechia PJ, Shimizu KD.Org Lett. 2011 Aug 19;13(16):4320-3. doi: 10.1021/ol201657p. Epub 2011 Jul 28.
Examining national outcomes after thyroidectomy with nerve monitoring. Chung TK, Rosenthal EL, Porterfield JR, Carroll WR, Richman J, Hawn MT. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct;219(4):765-70. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.04.013. Epub 2014 May 29.  25158909