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

Boss, Renee D., Claire J. Creutzfeldt, James A. Fausto, Matthew J. Gonzales, Corita R. Grudzen, Caroline J. Hurd, Arif H. Kamal, et al. “Leading from the Heart.” J Pain Symptom Manage 63, no. 6 (June 2022): e645–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.02.012.

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Cox, Christopher E., Deepshikha Charan Ashana, Nita Khandelwal, Arif H. Kamal, and Ruth A. Engelberg. “Improving Outcomes Measurement in Palliative Care: The Lasting Impact of Randy Curtis and his Collaborators.” J Pain Symptom Manage 63, no. 6 (June 2022): e579–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.03.012.

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Madni, Arshia, Shan Khan, Tharwa Bilbeisi, Melisa Pasli, Firas Sakaan, Sister Mary Lahaj, Rushil Patel, and Arif H. Kamal. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Muslims.” J Palliat Med 25, no. 5 (May 2022): 807–12. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2021.0575.

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Kolmar, Amanda, Arif H. Kamal, and Karen E. Steinhauser. “Clinician End-of-Life Experiences With Pediatric Muslim Patients at a US Quaternary Care Center.” J Pain Symptom Manage 63, no. 5 (May 2022): 673–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.01.005.

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Makhoul, Issam, Michael Anders, Robert Siegel, Anne Chiang, Merry-Jennifer Markham, Ronald C. Chen, Sarah Mougalian, et al. “Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Programs' Participation in the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative.” Jco Oncol Pract, April 25, 2022, OP2100807. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.21.00807.

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Check, Devon K., Renee A. V. Avecilla, Coleman Mills, Michaela A. Dinan, Arif H. Kamal, Beverly Murphy, Salma Rezk, Aaron Winn, and Kevin C. Oeffinger. “Opioid Prescribing and Use Among Cancer Survivors: A Mapping Review of Observational and Intervention Studies.” J Pain Symptom Manage 63, no. 4 (April 2022): e397–417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.10.015.

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Hildenbrand, Jordan D., Hee S. Park, David J. Casarett, Cheyenne Corbett, Alicia M. Ellis, Kris W. Herring, Arif H. Kamal, et al. “Patient-reported distress as an early warning sign of unmet palliative care needs and increased healthcare utilization in patients with advanced cancer.” Support Care Cancer 30, no. 4 (April 2022): 3419–27. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06727-3.

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Chen, Ronald C., Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, Arif H. Kamal, Issam Makhoul, Mary May Priscilla Kozlik, Stéphanie T. S. Crist, and Anne C. Chiang. “Pre-Treatment Staging Imaging in Rectal Cancer: Results From the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative.” Jco Oncol Pract, March 30, 2022, OP2100455. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.21.00455.

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Post, Kathryn E., Lauren B. Heuer, Arif H. Kamal, Pallavi Kumar, Madeleine Elyze, Sarah Griffith, Jacqueline Han, et al. “Study protocol for a randomised trial evaluating the non-inferiority of stepped palliative care versus early integrated palliative care for patients with advanced lung cancer.” Bmj Open 12, no. 2 (February 10, 2022): e057591. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057591.

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Gray, Nathan A., Arif H. Kamal, Laura C. Hanson, Janet Bull, Jean S. Kutner, Christine S. Ritchie, and Kimberly S. Johnson. “Clinician Perspectives Guiding Approach to Comprehensiveness of Palliative Care Assessment.” J Palliat Med 25, no. 2 (February 2022): 307–11. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2021.0391.

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