21 results for Yancy

Large DGIM group led by Dr. Kelli Allen in Annals of Internal Medicine

Recently (December 22, 2015) a large group led by Dr. Kelli Allen from Duke GIM published an Online First in the Annals of Internal Medicine — “A Combined Patient and Provider Intervention for Management of Osteoarthritis in Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” Our VA researchers showed that combining medical and behavioral strategies for hip and knee osteoarthritis could improve physical function and activity. We wonder …

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2015 GIM Year in Review

Our Faculty and Staff Spotlights are without a doubt our most viewed stories. But 2015 was an exciting year for Duke GIM news as well! Here are the top 10 news stories — those most viewed this year by our GIM eNews readers:

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Recent GIM Publications

Congratulations to the authors! The list below provides the full citations and links to PubMed. If you want to know more about our researchers, their interests and their methodologies, you can find that information from our GIM web pages. And, it’s possible to check our Publications query that updates often. Here are the latest publications from …

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Faculty Spotlight: Corrine Voils, PhD

For this week’s faculty spotlight, we talk to Corrine Voils, PhD, a faculty member of DGIM since completing her fellowship in 2004. In this interview, Voils talks about leading faculty development efforts and about a planning grant that evaluates an IT platform for weight loss management. Did you know she’s from Texas and “grew up in the desert”? …

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Voils Awarded Grant to Examine Incentives for Self-Monitoring and Weight Loss

Congratulations to Corrine Voils, PhD, who, along with collaborators William Yancy, MD, Jennifer Gierisch, PhD, and Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN (Duke School of Nursing), was recently awarded an R34 planning grant. Voils’ grant, “Incentivizing behavior change skills to promote weight loss,” will examine how financial incentives influence patients’ dietary self-monitoring and weight loss. Researchers will …

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Zipkin Thanks Faculty for Teaching Residents


Daniella Zipkin, MD, associate program director for Ambulatory Care, offered this note of thanks for the division faculty who taught residents within Duke clinics this year, as well as an update of faculty and attendings within this setting. We would like to take a moment to acknowledge our division faculty who have brought their skill …

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Faculty Spotlight: Eugene Oddone, MD, MHS

This year will mark the 30th year since Eugene Oddone, MD, MHS began his residency at Duke. In this week’s faculty spotlight, he talks about how internal medicine has changed over the past three decades, overseeing more than 100 research projects at the COIN at the Durham VAMC, and his loves of Habitat for Humanity, …

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Annals of Behavioral Medicine Publishes Voils’ Research on Behavioral Interventions

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Annals of Behavioral Medicine featured research by Corrine Voils, PhD, Matthew Maciejewski, PhD, William Yancy, MD, and other authors in its December issue. “Approaches for Informing Optimal Dose of Behavioral Interventions” examined the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches that can inform the duration, frequency, and amount of behavioral interventions in different types of research. …

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Faculty-Written Abstract Wins at TOS Poster Competition

An abstract written by Corrine Voils, PhD, Jennifer Gierisch, PhD, Matthew Maciejewski, PhD, and William Yancy, MD,  whose abstract, “Predictors of initiation of a behavioral weight-loss intervention,” was selected as one of 10 winners in The Obesity Society’s Health Services Research Section. The authors will be recognized during The Obesity Society’s annual meeting in Boston …

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Division Staff and Faculty Recognized for Service

Duke University recently recognized six Division faculty and staff members for their continued service at Duke: Julie Miller (5 years), Iris Pounds (10 years), Corrine Voils (10 years), William Yancy (15 years), David Edelman (20 years), Lawrence Greenblatt (20 years), and Doug McCrory (25 years). Congratulations to them all!