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Kevin P. Weinfurt, Professor of Population Health Sciences and Psychology and Neuroscience and Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society and Member of Duke Clinic

Kevin P. Weinfurt
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Office Location:  215 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27705
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Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • Crp 271.01, Ptnt-rptd outcomes in clinres Synopsis
    Tba, Th 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Ph.D.Georgetown University1997
Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Flynn, KE; Reese, JB; Jeffery, DD; Abernethy, AP; Lin, L; Shelby, RA; Porter, LS; Dombeck, CB; Weinfurt, KP (2012). Patient experiences with communication about sex during and after treatment for cancer.. Psychooncology, 21(6), 594-601. [21394821], [doi]  [abs]
  2. Flynn, KE; Lin, L; Moe, GW; Howlett, JG; Fine, LJ; Spertus, JA; McConnell, TR; Piña, IL; Weinfurt, KP (2012). Relationships between changes in patient-reported health status and functional capacity in outpatients with heart failure.. American Heart Journal, 163(1), 88-94.e3. [22172441], [doi]  [abs]
  3. Flynn, KE; Jeffery, DD; Keefe, FJ; Porter, LS; Shelby, RA; Fawzy, MR; Gosselin, TK; Reeve, BB; Weinfurt, KP (2011). Sexual functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®).. Psychooncology, 20(4), 378-386. [20878833], [doi]  [abs]
  4. Eisenstein, EL; Diener, LW; Nahm, M; Weinfurt, KP (2011). Impact of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Management Information System (PROMIS) upon the design and operation of multi-center clinical trials: a qualitative research study.. Journal of Medical Systems, 35(6), 1521-1530. [20703765], [doi]  [abs]
  5. Flynn, KE; Shelby, RA; Mitchell, SA; Fawzy, MR; Hardy, NC; Husain, AM; Keefe, FJ; Krystal, AD; Porter, LS; Reeve, BB; Weinfurt, KP (2010). Sleep-wake functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS(®)).. Psychooncology, 19(10), 1086-1093. [20013938], [doi]  [abs]
  6. Beskow, LM; Friedman, JY; Hardy, NC; Lin, L; Weinfurt, KP (2010). Simplifying informed consent for biorepositories: stakeholder perspectives.. Genet Med, 12(9), 567-572. [20697289], [doi]  [abs]
  7. Sulmasy, DP; Astrow, AB; He, MK; Seils, DM; Meropol, NJ; Micco, E; Weinfurt, KP (2010). The culture of faith and hope: patients' justifications for their high estimations of expected therapeutic benefit when enrolling in early phase oncology trials.. Cancer, 116(15), 3702-3711. [20564120], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Fortune-Greeley, AK; Hardy, NC; Lin, L; Friedman, JY; Lawlor, JS; Muhlbaier, LH; Hall, MA; Schulman, KA; Sugarman, J; Weinfurt, KP (2010). Patient reactions to confidentiality, liability, and financial aspects of informed consent in cardiology research.. Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 3(2), 151-158. [20233979], [doi]  [abs]
  9. Weinfurt, KP; Hall, MA; Hardy, NC; Friedman, JY; Schulman, KA; Sugarman, J (2010). Oversight of financial conflicts of interest in commercially sponsored research in academic and nonacademic settings.. J Gen Intern Med, 25(5), 460-464. [20186498], [doi]  [abs]
  10. Beskow, LM; Friedman, JY; Hardy, NC; Lin, L; Weinfurt, KP (2010). Developing a simplified consent form for biobanking.. Plos One, 5(10), e13302. [20949049], [doi]  [abs]
  11. Flynn, KE; Lin, L; Ellis, SJ; Russell, SD; Spertus, JA; Whellan, DJ; Piña, IL; Fine, LJ; Schulman, KA; Weinfurt, KP; HF-ACTION Investigators, (2009). Outcomes, health policy, and managed care: relationships between patient-reported outcome measures and clinical measures in outpatients with heart failure.. American Heart Journal, 158(4 Suppl), S64-S71. [19782791], [doi]  [abs]
  12. Fortune-Greeley, AK; Flynn, KE; Jeffery, DD; Williams, MS; Keefe, FJ; Reeve, BB; Willis, GB; Weinfurt, KP; PROMIS Sexual Function Domain Committee, (2009). Using cognitive interviews to evaluate items for measuring sexual functioning across cancer populations: improvements and remaining challenges.. Qual Life Res, 18(8), 1085-1093. [19672697], [doi]  [abs]
  13. Weinfurt, KP; Hall, MA; King, NMP; Friedman, JY; Schulman, KA; Sugarman, J (2009). Disclosure of financial relationships to participants in clinical research.. The New England Journal of Medicine, 361(9), 916-921. [19710491], [doi]
  14. Flynn, KE; Piña, IL; Whellan, DJ; Lin, L; Blumenthal, JA; Ellis, SJ; Fine, LJ; Howlett, JG; Keteyian, SJ; Kitzman, DW; Kraus, WE; Miller, NH; Schulman, KA; Spertus, JA; O'Connor, CM; Weinfurt, KP; HF-ACTION Investigators, (2009). Effects of exercise training on health status in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial.. Jama, 301(14), 1451-1459. [19351942], [doi]  [abs]
  15. Jeffery, DD; Tzeng, JP; Keefe, FJ; Porter, LS; Hahn, EA; Flynn, KE; Reeve, BB; Weinfurt, KP (2009). Initial report of the cancer Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) sexual function committee: review of sexual function measures and domains used in oncology.. Cancer, 115(6), 1142-1153. [19195044], [doi]  [abs]
  16. Abernethy, AP; Herndon, JE; Wheeler, JL; Patwardhan, M; Shaw, H; Lyerly, HK; Weinfurt, K (2008). Improving health care efficiency and quality using tablet personal computers to collect research-quality, patient-reported data.. Health Services Research, 43(6), 1975-1991. [18761678], [doi]  [abs]
  17. Meropol, NJ; Egleston, BL; Buzaglo, JS; Benson, AB; Cegala, DJ; Diefenbach, MA; Fleisher, L; Miller, SM; Sulmasy, DP; Weinfurt, KP; CONNECT Study Research Group, (2008). Cancer patient preferences for quality and length of life.. Cancer, 113(12), 3459-3466. [18988231], [doi]  [abs]
  18. Weinfurt, KP; Hall, MA; Friedman, JY; Hardy, C; Fortune-Greeley, AK; Lawlor, JS; Allsbrook, JS; Lin, L; Schulman, KA; Sugarman, J (2008). Effects of disclosing financial interests on participation in medical research: a randomized vignette trial.. American Heart Journal, 156(4), 689-697. [18946893], [doi]  [abs]
  19. Flynn, KE; Weinfurt, KP; Seils, DM; Lin, L; Burnett, CB; Schulman, KA; Meropol, NJ (2008). Decisional conflict among patients who accept or decline participation in phase I oncology studies.. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics : Jerhre, 3(3), 69-77. [19122780], [doi]  [abs]
  20. Weinfurt, KP; Hall, MA; Dinan, MA; DePuy, V; Friedman, JY; Allsbrook, JS; Sugarman, J (2008). Effects of disclosing financial interests on attitudes toward clinical research.. J Gen Intern Med, 23(6), 860-866. [18386101], [doi]  [abs]
  21. Weinfurt, KP; Seils, DM; Tzeng, JP; Compton, KL; Sulmasy, DP; Astrow, AB; Solarino, NA; Schulman, KA; Meropol, NJ (2008). Expectations of benefit in early-phase clinical trials: implications for assessing the adequacy of informed consent.. Medical Decision Making : an International Journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 28(4), 575-581. [18378940], [doi]  [abs]
  22. Flynn, KE; Dombeck, CB; DeWitt, EM; Schulman, KA; Weinfurt, KP (2008). Using item banks to construct measures of patient reported outcomes in clinical trials: investigator perceptions.. Clinical Trials, 5(6), 575-586. [19029206], [doi]  [abs]
  23. Weinfurt, KP (2008). Varieties of uncertainty and the validity of informed consent.. Clinical Trials, 5(6), 624-625. [19029211], [doi]
  24. Weinfurt, KP; Seils, DM; Tzeng, JP; Lin, L; Schulman, KA; Califf, RM (2008). Consistency of financial interest disclosures in the biomedical literature: the case of coronary stents.. Plos One, 3(5), e2128. [18461146], [doi]  [abs]
  25. Garcia, SF; Cella, D; Clauser, SB; Flynn, KE; Lad, T; Lai, J-S; Reeve, BB; Smith, AW; Stone, AA; Weinfurt, K (2007). Standardizing patient-reported outcomes assessment in cancer clinical trials: a patient-reported outcomes measurement information system initiative.. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(32), 5106-5112. [17991929], [doi]  [abs]
  26. Revicki, DA; Gnanasakthy, A; Weinfurt, K (2007). Documenting the rationale and psychometric characteristics of patient reported outcomes for labeling and promotional claims: the PRO Evidence Dossier.. Quality of Life Research, 16(4), 717-723. [17268927], [doi]  [abs]
  27. Weinfurt, KP (2007). Value of high-cost cancer care: a behavioral science perspective.. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 25(2), 223-227. [17210944], [doi]  [abs]
  28. Friedman, JY; Sugarman, J; Dhillon, JK; Depuy, V; Pierre, CK; Dinan, MA; Allsbrook, JS; Schulman, KA; Weinfurt, KP (2007). Perspectives of clinical research coordinators on disclosing financial conflicts of interest to potential research participants.. Clinical Trials, 4(3), 272-278. [17715256], [doi]  [abs]
  29. Shea, AM; DePuy, V; Allen, JM; Weinfurt, KP (2007). Use and perceptions of clinical practice guidelines by internal medicine physicians.. American Journal of Medical Quality : the Official Journal of the American College of Medical Quality, 22(3), 170-176. [17485558], [doi]  [abs]
  30. Weinfurt, KP; Allsbrook, JS; Friedman, JY; Dinan, MA; Hall, MA; Schulman, KA; Sugarman, J (2007). Developing model language for disclosing financial interests to potential clinical research participants.. Irb, 29(1), 1-5. [17364012]
  31. Hall, MA; Camacho, F; Lawlor, JS; Depuy, V; Sugarman, J; Weinfurt, K (2006). Measuring trust in medical researchers.. Medical Care, 44(11), 1048-1053. [17063137], [doi]  [abs]
  32. Weinfurt, KP; Friedman, JY; Allsbrook, JS; Dinan, MA; Hall, MA; Sugarman, J (2006). Views of potential research participants on financial conflicts of interest: barriers and opportunities for effective disclosure.. J Gen Intern Med, 21(9), 901-906. [16918732], [doi]  [abs]
  33. Weinfurt, KP; Anstrom, KJ; Castel, LD; Schulman, KA; Saad, F (2006). Effect of zoledronic acid on pain associated with bone metastasis in patients with prostate cancer.. Annals of Oncology, 17(6), 986-989. [16533874], [doi]  [abs]
  34. Weinfurt, KP; Dinan, MA; Allsbrook, JS; Friedman, JY; Hall, MA; Schulman, KA; Sugarman, J (2006). Policies of academic medical centers for disclosing financial conflicts of interest to potential research participants.. Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 81(2), 113-118. [16436571], [doi]  [abs]
  35. Weinfurt, KP; Friedman, JY; Dinan, MA; Allsbrook, JS; Hall, MA; Dhillon, JK; Sugarman, J (2006). Disclosing conflicts of interest in clinical research: views of institutional review boards, conflict of interest committees, and investigators.. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics : a Journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 34(3), 581-481. [17144182], [doi]  [abs]
  36. Weinfurt, KP; Li, Y; Castel, LD; Saad, F; Timbie, JW; Glendenning, GA; Schulman, KA (2005). The significance of skeletal-related events for the health-related quality of life of patients with metastatic prostate cancer.. Annals of Oncology, 16(4), 579-584. [15734776], [doi]  [abs]
  37. Goodman, L; Dutton, MA; Vankos, N; Weinfurt, K (2005). Women's resources and use of strategies as risk and protective factors for reabuse over time.. Violence Against Women, 11(3), 311-336. [16043552], [doi]  [abs]
  38. Weinfurt, KP; Depuy, V; Castel, LD; Sulmasy, DP; Schulman, KA; Meropol, NJ (2005). Understanding of an aggregate probability statement by patients who are offered participation in Phase I clinical trials.. Cancer, 103(1), 140-147. [15534885], [doi]  [abs]
  39. Weinfurt KP. Experience, grammar, and the stuff of psychology. Theory Psychol. 2005;15:407-409..
  40. Weinfurt, KP; Castel, LD; Li, Y; Timbie, JW; Glendenning, GA; Schulman, KA (2004). Health-related quality of life among patients with breast cancer receiving zoledronic acid or pamidronate disodium for metastatic bone lesions.. Medical Care, 42(2), 164-175. [14734954], [doi]  [abs]
  41. Weinfurt KP. Discursive versus information-processing perspectives on a bioethical problem: the case of "unrealistic" patient expectations. Theory Psychol. 2004;14:191-203..
  42. Weinfurt, KP; Castel, LD; Li, Y; Sulmasy, DP; Balshem, AM; Benson, AB; Burnett, CB; Gaskin, DJ; Marshall, JL; Slater, EF; Schulman, KA; Meropol, NJ (2003). The correlation between patient characteristics and expectations of benefit from Phase I clinical trials.. Cancer, 98(1), 166-175. [12833469], [doi]  [abs]
  43. Weinfurt, KP; Sulmasy, DP; Schulman, KA; Meropol, NJ (2003). Patient expectations of benefit from phase I clinical trials: linguistic considerations in diagnosing a therapeutic misconception.. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 24(4), 329-344. [14620488], [doi]  [abs]
  44. Weinfurt, KP; Trucco, SM; Willke, RJ; Schulman, KA (2002). Measuring agreement between patient and proxy responses to multidimensional health-related quality-of-life measures in clinical trials. An application of psychometric profile analysis.. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 55(6), 608-618. [12063103], [doi]  [abs]
  45. Weinfurt, KP; Maghaddam, FM (2001). Culture and social distance: a case study of methodological cautions.. The Journal of Social Psychology, 141(1), 101-110. [11294145], [doi]  [abs]
  46. Weinfurt, KP; Willke, RJ; Glick, HA; Freimuth, WW; Schulman, KA (2000). Relationship between CD4 count, viral burden, and quality of life over time in HIV-1-infected patients.. Medical Care, 38(4), 404-410. [10752972], [doi]  [abs]
  47. Weinfurt, KP; Rathore, SS; Schulman, KA (1999). ACI-TIPI clinical trial. Acute cardiac ischemia time-insensitive predictive instrument.. Annals of Internal Medicine, 131(6), 476-477. [10498573], [doi]
  48. Weinfurt, KP; Willke, R; Glick, HA; Schulman, KA (1999). Towards a composite scoring solution for the Neurobehavioral Functioning Inventory.. Quality of Life Research, 8(1-2), 17-24. [10457735], [doi]  [abs]
  49. Weinfurt, KP; Bush, PJ (1996). Contradictory subject response in longitudinal research.. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 57(3), 273-282. [8709586], [doi]  [abs]

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