Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
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 Medical School, 2008 - 2009
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical School, 2005 - 2008
  • M.B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2016
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 2015
  • M.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, 2005

Publications

Kamal, Arif H., Steven Wolf, Jonathan M. Nicolla, Fred Friedman, Mengdi Xuan, Antonia V. Bennett, and Greg Samsa. “Usability of PCforMe in Patients With Advanced Cancer Referred to Outpatient Palliative Care: Results of a Randomized, Active-Controlled Pilot Trial..” J Pain Symptom Manage 58, no. 3 (September 2019): 382–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.05.007.

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31163259
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Webb, Jason A., Anessa M. Foxwell, Christopher A. Jones, Areej El-Jawahri, Arif H. Kamal, Neha Kayastha, Eric J. Roeland, and Thomas W. LeBlanc. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies..” J Palliat Med, July 19, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2019.0332.

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31329005
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Corrigan, K., L. Aksenov, A. Paul, B. Sharif-Askary, S. Agarwal, and A. Kamal. “Characterization of the Recommendations in the Choosing Wisely Initiative.” American Journal of Medical Quality 34, no. 4 (July 1, 2019): 360–66. https://doi.org/10.1177/1062860618807298.

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Kamal, Arif H., Steven P. Wolf, Jesse Troy, Victoria Leff, Constance Dahlin, Joseph D. Rotella, George Handzo, Phillip E. Rodgers, and Evan R. Myers. “Policy Changes Key To Promoting Sustainability And Growth Of The Specialty Palliative Care Workforce..” Health Aff (Millwood) 38, no. 6 (June 2019): 910–18. https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00018.

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31158018
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Kamal, Arif H., Sharron L. Docherty, Bryce B. Reeve, Gregory P. Samsa, Hayden B. Bosworth, and Kathryn I. Pollak. “Helping the Demand Find the Supply: Messaging the Value of Specialty Palliative Care Directly to Those With Serious Illnesses..” J Pain Symptom Manage 57, no. 6 (June 2019): e6–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.026.

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Smith, Claire E. P., Arif H. Kamal, Monica Kluger, Patty Coke, and Michael J. Kelley. “National Trends in End-of-Life Care for Veterans With Advanced Cancer in the Veterans Health Administration: 2009 to 2016..” J Oncol Pract 15, no. 6 (June 2019): e568–75. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00559.

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Warraich, Haider J., Steven P. Wolf, Robert J. Mentz, Joseph G. Rogers, Greg Samsa, and Arif H. Kamal. “Characteristics and Trends Among Patients With Cardiovascular Disease Referred to Palliative Care..” Jama Netw Open 2, no. 5 (May 3, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2375.

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31050773
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Erratum to ‘Anticholinergic Drug Burden in Noncancer Versus Cancer Patients Near the End of Life’ [Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 52 (2016) 737–743].” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 57, no. 5 (May 2019): e9–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.021.

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Kamal, Arif H., Brynn Bowman, and Christine S. Ritchie. “Identifying Palliative Care Champions to Promote High-Quality Care to Those with Serious Illness..” J Am Geriatr Soc 67, no. S2 (May 2019): S461–67. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15799.

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31074852
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Cross, Sarah H., Arif H. Kamal, Donald H. Taylor, and Haider J. Warraich. “Hospice Use Among Patients with Heart Failure..” Card Fail Rev 5, no. 2 (May 2019): 93–98. https://doi.org/10.15420/cfr.2019.2.2.

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31179019
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