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Richard Whitley, M.D.

Pediatric infectious diseases – treatment and prevention • Herpes virus • Virology • Gene therapy • Pandemic flu

Media contact: Been Thannickal, beenat@uab.edu 

richard whitley experts2017Richard Whitley, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, Medicine and Neurosurgery;
Associate Director, Drug Discovery and Development, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Pediatric infectious diseases – treatment and prevention
  • Herpes virus
  • Virology
  • Gene therapy
  • Pandemic flu

 

 

Whitley’s clinical focus is in the treatment and prevention of pediatric infectious diseases caused by germs and viruses such as herpesvirus infections, flu and pneumonia. He can speak to viruses that are considered threats to children, and precautions to take surrounding timely outbreaks.

 

 

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