Dr. William H. Waugh, M.D.

Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Medicine
Department of Physiology

Brody School of Medicine, 6N-74
Department of Physiology
600 Moye Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834

Research Interests

The control of kidney blood flow, sodium excretion and myogenic factors underlying vascular smooth muscle tone are continuing areas of investigation. Current other areas of investigation include butanol vapor therapy in pulmonary edema and non-covalent antisickling agents for sickle cell hemoglobinopathy.


M.D., 1948
Tufts College Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Waugh, W.H. Modest pressure natriuresis and autoregulation during water diuresis in dogs. Blood Vessels 28:420-441, 1991.

Waugh, W.H.
Potential use of warm butyl alcohol vapor as adjunct agent in the emergency treatment of sea water wet near-drowning. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 11:20-27, 1993.

Waugh, W.H.
Adjunct use of warm butyl alcohol vapor in experimental pulmonary edema. Life Sci. 52:171-182, 1993.

Waugh, W.H.
, Knupp, C.L. and Liles, D.K. Undetectable plasma L-arginine level before visible hemolysis in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. American Journal of Hematology 61(3):216, 1999.