Methodologies in research

Here are examples of research methods and the names of faculty who use these methods in their research.

Further training is possible in the curriculum we lead, the Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) in collaboration with the Training Program in Clinical Research at the National Institutes of Health. This program offers a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research given by Duke University School of Medicine.

1.Evaluation of health services effectiveness

​L Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Nrupen Bhavsar, PhD, Santanu Datta, PhD, James Davis, MD, Rowena Dolor, MD, David Edelman, MD, Karen Goldstein, MD, David Matchar, MD, Eugene Oddone, MDEric Poon, MD, David Simel, MD, John Whited, MD


2. Longitudinal observational studies

L ​Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Nrupen Bhavsar, PhD, James Davis, MD, Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, Rowena Dolor, MD, David Matchar, MD, Eric Poon, MD, John Williams, MD, Rebekah Wu, MD, William Yancy, MD


3. Clinical epidemiological studies
L Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Nrupen Bhavsar, PhD, Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, David Matchar, MD, John Williams, MD, Rebekah Wu, MD, William Yancy, MD


4. Implementation science
Jonathan Bae, MD, Joel Boggan, MD,  L Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Alex Cho, MD, Santanu Datta, PhD, James Davis, MD, Rowena Dolor, MD, David Edelman, MD, David Matchar, MD, David Ming, MD, Eugene Oddone, MD, Eric Poon, MD, Rebekah Wu, MD


5. Qualitative analysis
L Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Farr Curlin, MD, Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, Karen Goldstein, MD, Eric Poon, MD, Peter Ubel, MD, Rebekah Wu, MD


6. Health economics
Santanu Data, PhD, David Matchar, MD, Eric Poon, MD, John Whited, MD


7. Health services data management
L Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH


Additional focused areas of expertise

Evidence synthesis: John Williams, MD