Whitehead, William

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hillwhitehead_w
Departments of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology


Dr. Whitehead received the Functional Brain-Gut Research Research Scientist Award in 1999, the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders award for Research Excellence in 2003, and the AGA-Janssen Award for Gastroenterology Researc

Research Interests

Dr. Whitehead's primary research interest is the investigation of physiological, psychological, and genetic mechanisms responsible for the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Recent publications focus on the role of visceral pain hypersensitivity,

Link to list of publications on PubMed.

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