William Parker
Associate Professor of Surgery, Duke University

William Parker is associate professor of surgery at Duke University in North Carolina. His work has been published in the Journal of Surgical Research and the Journal of Evolutionary Biology, among many others.

Written by William Parker

A coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a threadworm, a parasitic nematode of the small intestines of numerous animals. Photo by Steve Geschmeissner/Science Photo Library

Essay/
Medicine
We need worms

You might think they are disgusting. But our war against intestinal worms has damaged our immune systems and mental health

William Parker