William Samuel Yancy Jr., MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Department / Division:
Medicine / General Internal Medicine
Div of General Med, Dept of Me
Va Medical Center Bldg 6
Durham, NC 27710
Office Telephone:
(919) 286-6936
  • MD, East Carolina University, 1995
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Duke University
Research Interests:
Impact of obesity on health, health care delivery, quality of life.
Diet and other weight loss interventions
Preventive medicine
Representative Publications:
  • Husain, AM; Yancy, WS; Carwile, ST; Miller, PP; Westman, EC. Diet therapy for narcolepsy. Neurology. 2004;62:2300-2302.  Abstract
  • Westman, EC; Mavropoulos, J; Yancy, WS; Volek, JS. A review of low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2003;5:476-483.  Abstract
  • Yancy, WS; Westman, EC; French, PA; Califf, RM. Diets and clinical coronary events: the truth is out there. Circulation. 2003;107:10-16.  Abstract
  • Yancy, WS; Olsen, MK; Westman, EC; Bosworth, HB; Edelman, D. Relationship between obesity and health-related quality of life in men. Obesity. 2002;10:1057-1064.  Abstract
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