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William C. Stanley, 56, cardiovascular physiologist
William C. Stanley, 56, cardiovascular physiologist

William C. Stanley, a cardiovascular physiologist who made connections around the world for his research and loved outdoor exercise, died Oct. 21 in Australia of a heart attack. He was 56. Dr. Stanley lived in Baltimore for about six years — working for the University of Maryland School of Medicine — before moving overseas in January to become chair of cardiovascular physiology at the University of Sydney. A California native, he grew up outdoors, often camping and kayaking with his family. Those early experiences influenced both his personal and professional life. Dr. Stanley, who preferred to be called Bill, earned his bachelor's degree and a doctorate in exercise...

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