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In 1919 William Otis Galbreath, DO (1905), joined the faculty as assistant professor of ear, nose and throat diseases. By that time, Galbreath already had published papers in the AOA Journal on the "Surgical Treatment of Diseased Tonsils" and "Structural Adjustment in the Nasal Chambers." Galbreath introduced the use of a special pillow under the neck of the patient during manipulative treatment to facilitate mandibular drainage for cases of otitis media (middle ear infection). Galbreath assumed leadership of the Department of ENT in 1921.