Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Business Administratin
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

Pinderhughes, ST, Lehn, JM, Kamal, AH, Hutchinson, R, O'Neill, L, and Jones, CA. "Expanding Palliative Medicine across Care Settings: One Health System Experience." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 9 (September 2018): 1272-1277.

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29957094
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Chino, F, Peppercorn, JM, Rushing, C, Nicolla, J, Kamal, AH, Altomare, I, Samsa, G, and Zafar, SY. "Going for Broke: A Longitudinal Study of Patient-Reported Financial Sacrifice in Cancer Care." Journal of Oncology Practice 14, no. 9 (September 2018): e533-e546.

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30138052
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Riordan, P, Briscoe, J, Kamal, AH, Jones, CA, and Webb, JA. "Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Mental Health and Serious Illness." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 8 (August 2018): 1171-1176.

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30133368
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Hudson, KE, Wolf, SP, Samsa, GP, Kamal, AH, Abernethy, AP, and LeBlanc, TW. "The Surprise Question and Identification of Palliative Care Needs among Hospitalized Patients with Advanced Hematologic or Solid Malignancies." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 6 (June 2018): 789-795.

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29420142
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Wiesenthal, AC, Patel, SP, LeBlanc, TW, Roeland, EJ, and Kamal, AH. "Top Ten Tips for Palliative Care Clinicians Caring for Cancer Patients Receiving Immunotherapies." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 5 (May 2018): 694-699.

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29658821
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Kamal, AH, and Agrawal, S. "Rigor in Quality Improvement Studies and the Role of Time-Series Methodologies." Jama Internal Medicine 178, no. 5 (May 2018): 725-null.

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29801129
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Davidson, BA, Moss, HA, Arquiette, J, and Kamal, AH. "Top 10 Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know When Caring for Patients with Endometrial Cancer." Journal of palliative medicine (March 13, 2018).

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29649395
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Kamal, AH, Kirkland, KB, Meier, DE, Morgan, TS, Nelson, EC, and Pantilat, SZ. "A Person-Centered, Registry-Based Learning Health System for Palliative Care: A Path to Coproducing Better Outcomes, Experience, Value, and Science." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. S2 (March 2018): S61-S67.

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29091509
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Kolmar, A, and Kamal, AH. "Developing a Path to Improve Cultural Competency in Islam Among Palliative Care Professionals." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 55, no. 3 (March 2018): e1-e3. (Letter)

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29154889
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Dharmarajan, KV, Rich, SE, Johnstone, CA, Hertan, LM, Wei, R, Colbert, LE, Jones, JA, Kamal, AH, and Jones, CA. "Top 10 Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Radiation Oncology." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 3 (March 2018): 383-388.

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29431573
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