Alex Han Cho, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute
Campus mail 3100 Tower Blvd, Suite 600, Box 80, Durham, NC 27707
Phone (919) 419-5049
Email address alex.cho@duke.edu

Population health; telehealth; primary care; implementation science; applied genomics; health behavior; patient self-management; health policy.

Education and Training

  • Primary Care Resident, Medicine, New York University, 2001 - 2004
  • M.B.A., Duke University, 2007
  • M.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2001

Publications

Voils, Corrine I., Cynthia J. Coffman, David Edelman, Matthew L. Maciejewski, Janet M. Grubber, Azita Sadeghpour, Alex Cho, et al. “Examining the impact of genetic testing for type 2 diabetes on health behaviors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.” Trials 13 (August 1, 2012): 121. https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-121.

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22852560
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Cho, Alex H., Ley A. Killeya-Jones, Sunil Suchindran, Julianne M. O’Daniel, Kensaku Kawamoto, Susanne Haga, Joseph E. Lucas, Gloria M. Trujillo, Scott Joy, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “PRELIMINARY OUTCOMES OF GENETIC RISK TESTING IN PRIMARY CARE FOR COMMON DNA VARIANTS ASSOCIATED WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES.” Journal of General Internal Medicine 27 (July 1, 2012): S278–S278.

Scholars@Duke

Cho, Alex H., Ley A. Killeya-Jones, Julianne M. O’Daniel, Kensaku Kawamoto, Patrick Gallagher, Susanne Haga, Joseph E. Lucas, Gloria M. Trujillo, Scott V. Joy, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Effect of genetic testing for risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus on health behaviors and outcomes: study rationale, development and design.” Bmc Health Serv Res 12 (January 18, 2012): 16. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-12-16.

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22257365
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Haga, Susanne B., Madeline M. Carrig, Julianne M. O’Daniel, Lori A. Orlando, Ley A. Killeya-Jones, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, and Alex Cho. “Genomic risk profiling: attitudes and use in personal and clinical care of primary care physicians who offer risk profiling.” J Gen Intern Med 26, no. 8 (August 2011): 834–40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-011-1651-7.

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21311998
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Ackerly, D Clay, Devdutta G. Sangvai, Krishna Udayakumar, Bimal R. Shah, Noah S. Kalman, Alex H. Cho, Kevin A. Schulman, William J. Fulkerson, and Victor J. Dzau. “Training the next generation of physician-executives: an innovative residency pathway in management and leadership.” Acad Med 86, no. 5 (May 2011): 575–79. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0b013e318212e51b.

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21436663
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Cho, Alex H., Nedal H. Arar, David E. Edelman, Patricia H. Hartwell, Eugene Z. Oddone, and William S. Yancy. “Do diabetic veterans use the Internet? Self-reported usage, skills, and interest in using My HealtheVet Web portal.” Telemed J E Health 16, no. 5 (June 2010): 595–602. https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2009.0164.

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20575727
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Kawamoto, Kensaku, Lori A. Orlando, Deepak Voora, David F. Lobach, Scott Joy, Alex Cho, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Evaluation of the PharmGKB knowledge base as a resource for efficiently assessing the clinical validity and utility of pharmacogenetic assays.” Amia Annu Symp Proc 2009 (November 14, 2009): 307–11.

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20351870
Scholars@Duke

Cho, Alex H., Corrine I. Voils, William S. Yancy, Eugene Z. Oddone, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Does participatory decision making improve hypertension self-care behaviors and outcomes?” J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9, no. 5 (May 2007): 330–36. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1524-6175.2007.06489.x.

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17485968
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Cho, Alex, Amina Chaudhry, Lisa Minsky-Primus, Alan Tso, Guillermo Perez-Perez, David Diehl, Stuart G. Marcus, and Francesca M. Gany. “Acceptance of repeat esophagogastroduodenoscopy to detect gastric cancer in a Chinese immigrant cohort.” J Clin Gastroenterol 40, no. 7 (August 2006): 606–11. https://doi.org/10.1097/00004836-200608000-00009.

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16917402
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Cho, Alex, Amina Chaudhry, Lisa Minsky-Primus, Alan Tso, Guillermo Perez-Perez, David L. Diehl, Stuart G. Marcus, and Francesca M. Gany. “Follow-up care after a diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in an Asian immigrant cohort.” J Clin Gastroenterol 40, no. 1 (January 2006): 29–32. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.mcg.0000190755.33373.f9.

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16340630
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