Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail Box 2715, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-0333
Email address arif.kamal@duke.edu

health services and outcomes research, information-technology enabled registries, supportive oncology and palliative care, quality assessment and improvement

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Hematology/ Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, 2008 - 2009
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • M.B.A., University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2016
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 2015
  • M.D., University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, 2005

Publications

Oakley-Girvan, Ingrid, Sharon Watkins Davis, Allison Kurian, Lisa G. Rosas, Jena Daniels, Oxana Gronskaya Palesh, Rachel J. Mesia, Arif H. Kamal, Michelle Longmire, and Vasu Divi. “Development of a Mobile Health App (TOGETHERCare) to Reduce Cancer Care Partner Burden: Product Design Study.” Jmir Form Res 5, no. 8 (August 13, 2021): e22608. https://doi.org/10.2196/22608.

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Price, Meghan, Elizabeth P. Howell, Tara Dalton, Luis Ramirez, Claire Howell, Theresa Williamson, Peter E. Fecci, et al. “Inpatient palliative care utilization for patients with brain metastases.” Neurooncol Pract 8, no. 4 (August 2021): 441–50. https://doi.org/10.1093/nop/npab016.

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Kamal, Arif H., Steve Power, and Steven R. Patierno. “Addressing Issues of Cancer Disparities, Equity, and Inclusion Through Systemized Quality Improvement.” Jco Oncol Pract 17, no. 8 (August 2021): 461–62. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.21.00282.

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Bhatia, Vipul, Yue Huang, Diane E. Meier, Arif H. Kamal, and Haider J. Warraich. “Differences Between For-profit and Non-profit Hospice Agencies in the US Medicare Population.” J Gen Intern Med, July 8, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-06982-4.

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Hlubocky, Fay J., Banu E. Symington, Daniel C. McFarland, Colleen M. Gallagher, Konstantin H. Dragnev, John M. Burke, Richard T. Lee, et al. “Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Oncologist Burnout, Emotional Well-Being, and Moral Distress: Considerations for the Cancer Organization's Response for Readiness, Mitigation, and Resilience.” Jco Oncol Pract 17, no. 7 (July 2021): 365–74. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00937.

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Nandwani, Jaan, Jennifer M. Maguire, Maggie Rogers, Diane E. Meier, and Arif H. Kamal. “Palliative Care Specialist Access is Associated With Rankings of Hospital Quality.” J Pain Symptom Manage 62, no. 1 (July 2021): 149–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.02.013.

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Hlubocky, Fay J., Anthony L. Back, Tait D. Shanafelt, Colleen M. Gallagher, John M. Burke, Arif H. Kamal, Judith A. Paice, et al. “Occupational and Personal Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic on US Oncologist Burnout and Well-Being: A Study From the ASCO Clinician Well-Being Task Force.” Jco Oncol Pract 17, no. 7 (July 2021): e427–38. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.21.00147.

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Kang, Jennifer H., Meghan Price, Tara Dalton, Luis Ramirez, Peter E. Fecci, Arif H. Kamal, Margaret O. Johnson, Katherine B. Peters, and Courtney R. Goodwin. “Palliative Care Use for Critically Ill Patients With Brain Metastases.” J Pain Symptom Manage, May 13, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.05.003.

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Johnson, Alyson M., Steven Wolf, Mengdi Xuan, Greg Samsa, Arif Kamal, and Deborah A. Fisher. “Index Symptoms and Prognosis Awareness of Patients With Pancreatic Cancer: A Multi-Site Palliative Care Collaborative.” J Palliat Care, March 18, 2021, 8258597211001596. https://doi.org/10.1177/08258597211001596.

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Warraich, Haider J., Steven P. Wolf, Jesse Troy, Keith M. Swetz, Nathan E. Goldstein, Robert J. Mentz, Nelia Jain, Akshay S. Desai, and Arif H. Kamal. “Differences between patients with cardiovascular disease and cancer referred for palliative care.” Am Heart J 233 (March 2021): 5–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.11.016.

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