William T Harris, MD

Facility
Children´s of Alabama - Pulmonology
Academic Title
Associate Professor / Other UAB Titles: Medical Director, Aerodigestive Program; Director, Flexible Bronchoscopy; Associate Scientist, Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
Associated Programs
Aerodigestive Program
CF Research Center
Languages
English
Gender
Male
Primary Address
Clinic 6 in Children's of Alabama Hospital
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County
Jefferson
Web Address
www.childrensal.org/pulmonology-team
Secondary Address
1600 7th Ave. S.,
Lowder Bldg., Suite 620
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Office Phone Number
205-638-9583
Fax
205-638-2850
Undergraduate
Rice University, BS in Materials Science Engineering
Medical School
Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Internship
John Hopkins Hospital
Residency
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship
University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll, NC
Interests
Clinical Interest: Pediatric airway issues, dysphagia, cystic fibrosis / Research Interest: Cystic Fibrosis
Certification
Board Certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Professional Organizations
American Thoracic Society
Society for Pediatric Research
Honors and Awards
NIH K12 Child Health Research Center Career Development Award
NIH K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Center Development Award
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Harry Shwachman Clinical Development Award
Gilead Sciences Cystic Fibrosis Research Scholar
Special Interests
Dr. Harris is an Assistant Professor and Director, Pediatric Research Bronchoscopy Program.

Dr. Harris is an Assistant Professor and has a strong interest in Pediatric Airway Disease and leads both the Pediatric Aerodigestive and Pediatric Bronchoscopy programs. The Aerodigestive Program is a multidisciplinary program uniting Pediatric pulmonary, GI. and ENT expertise to provide better coordinated care. Dr. Harris also has a strong interest in the care cystic fibrosis (CF) with a focus on early disease intervention.

Finally, Dr. Harris has a general pediatric pulmonology clinic where he sees children with respiratory diseases such as asthma, cough, croup, dysphagia, pneumonia, stridor, and wheezing.

His interests include clinical and translational research exploring the association between airway inflammation and remodeling in chronic inflammatory diseases such as cystic fibrosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

Dr. Harris lives in Homewood, AL with his lovely wife, Kathryn, and four children. He actively volunteers in his community, focusing on mentoring activities such as coaching youth sports and teaching Sunday School.
Physician Type
Pediatric Pulmonologist
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