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William B Greenough, III, M.D.

Associate Medical Director; Clinical Chief, Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Professor of Medicine

Male  | Languages: English, Bengali

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


  • Associate Medical Director; Clinical Chief, Ventilator Rehabilitation Unit, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Professor of Medicine



Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Oculoplastics, Room A623
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0247

5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
John R. Burton Pavilion
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0782
Fax: 410-550-2513

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

GI Clinic
4940 Eastern Avenue
A Building, 5th floor
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Geriatric Medicine

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Harvard Medical School / MD (1957)


    • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Medicine (1962)


    • Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital / Hematology (1961)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Frick KD, Burton LC, Clark R, Mader, SI, Naughton WB, Burl JB, Greenough WB III, Steinwachs DM, Leff B. Substitutive Hospital at Home for Older Persons: Effects on Costs. Am J Manag Care 2009 Jan:15(1):49-56.

    Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Greenough WB, Guido S, Steinwachs D. Comparison of Functional Outcomes Associated with Hospital at Home Care and Traditional Acute Hospital Care. JAGS. 2009;57:273-278.

    Greenough W. Treating and repatriating: an unacceptable policy. Virtual Mentor. 2009;11(7):502-505.

    Stein BE. Greenough WB, III, Mears SC. "Recurrent Clostridium Difficile-Associate Disease in Patients after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report and Review of Management. Amer Jrnl of Orthopedics. Submitted Sept. 18, 2009.

    An International Model for Geriatrics Program Development in China: the Johns Hopkins-Peking Union Medical College Experience. Leng SX, Tian X, Liu X, Lazarus G, Bellantoni M, Greenough W., Fried LP, Shen Ti, Durso SC. International Health Affairs. JAGS 2010

    Laffan AM, McKenzie R, Forti J, Conklin D, Marcinko R, Shrestha R, Bellantoni M, Greenough, WB, III. "Lactoferrin for the Prevention of Post Antibiotic Diarrhea." Jrnl Health Pop and Nutr. 2011:29 (6):547-551.

    Milner SM, Greenough WB, III, Asuku ME, Feldman M, Makam R, Noppenberger D, Price LA, Prosciak M, vanLoon IN. "From Cholera to Burns: A Role for Oral Rehydration Therapy". Jrnl Health Pop and Nutr. 2011:29(6):648-651.

    Valente SA, Greenough WB, III, DeMarco SL, Andersen RE. More Expensive Surfaces are Not Always Better. Kuwait Med Jrnl 2012;44(1):40-45.

    Stein BE, Greenough WB, III, Mears SC. Management and Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection in Patients after Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Review. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2012;3(4):157-163.

    Gerold KB, Greenough WB III, Yasar S. Rice-Based Electrolyte Drinks More Effective Than Water in Replacing Sweat Losses During Hot Weather Training and Operations. Jrnl Spec Oper Medi 2013;13:12-14

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American Men and Women of Science
    • Who's Who in America
    • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
    • Who's Who in Science and Engineering
    • Who's Who in the East
    • Who's Who in the World
    • UNICEF Gold Medal for East Asia and Pakistan, 1983
    • King Faisal International Prize in Medicine, 1984
    • UNICEF Maurice Pate Prize, (ICDDR,B), 1984
    • Employee of the Month Recipient, Johns Hopkins Bayview Care Center, 2006
    • W.B. Greenough Award for Excellence in Research/BRAC Student Award, 2006
    • BAFI Outstanding Services Award for the cause of Bangladesh, 2007
    • Mary Betty Stevens Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, American College of Physicians (Maryland Chapter), 2013


    • Alpha Omega Alpha
    • American Federation for Clinical Research
    • American Geriatrics Society
    • American Society for Clinical Investigation
    • American Society for Microbiology
    • Association of American Physicians
    • Bangladesh Association for Advancement of Science
    • Bangladesh Medical Society
    • Chapel Committee
    • Fellow of American College of Physicians
    • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Infectious Diseases Society of America
    • Maryland Gerontological Association
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Young Investigators Day Committee

    Professional Activities

    • Chief Clinical Research, Cholera Research Laboratory, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1964 - 1965
    • Staff Associate, National Heart Institute, 1965 - 1967
      Laboratory of Metabolism
    • Assistant Chief of Medicine, Baltimore City Hospitals, 1967 - 1970
    • Chief, Infectious Diseases Division, Johns Hopkins University, 1970 - 1976
      Department of Medicine
    • Director, Robert Wood, Johns Hopkins University, Johnson Foundation, 1974 - 1977
      Clinical Scholars Program
    • Scientific Director, Cholera Research Laboratory, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1977 - 1979
    • Director, International Centre for Diarrhoeal, Bangladesh, 1979 - 1985
      Disease Research
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