Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Business Administration
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 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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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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Chino, Fumiko, Arif H. Kamal, Junzo Chino, and Thomas W. LeBlanc. “Disparities in place of death for patients with hematological malignancies, 1999 to 2015..” Blood Adv 3, no. 3 (February 12, 2019): 333–38. https://doi.org/10.1182/bloodadvances.2018023051.

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30709864
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Fulton, Jessica J., Thomas W. LeBlanc, Toni M. Cutson, Kathryn N. Porter Starr, Arif Kamal, Katherine Ramos, Caroline E. Freiermuth, et al. “Integrated outpatient palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis..” Palliat Med 33, no. 2 (February 2019): 123–34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318812633.

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30488781
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Rocque, Gabrielle, Ellen Miller-Sonnet, Alan Balch, Carrie Stricker, Josh Seidman, Susan Stiles, John Ruggerio, Nancy Paynter, Mark Lewis, and Arif Kamal. “Engaging Multidisciplinary Stakeholders to Drive Shared Decision-Making in Oncology..” J Palliat Care 34, no. 1 (January 2019): 29–31. https://doi.org/10.1177/0825859718810723.

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30382006
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Webb, J. A., A. H. Kamal, and T. W. LeBlanc. “A New Frontier for Palliative Care: The Need to Train Palliative-Oncology Subspecialists.” Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 12 (December 1, 2018): 1679–80. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0421.

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Jordan, Megan, Patricia M. Keefer, Yu-Lin Amy Lee, Kristin Meade, Jennifer M. Snaman, Joanne Wolfe, Arif Kamal, and Abby Rosenberg. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Children..” J Palliat Med 21, no. 12 (December 2018): 1783–89. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0482.

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30289325
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Chino, Fumiko, Arif H. Kamal, Thomas W. Leblanc, S Yousuf Zafar, Gita Suneja, and Junzo P. Chino. “Place of death for patients with cancer in the United States, 1999 through 2015: Racial, age, and geographic disparities..” Cancer 124, no. 22 (November 15, 2018): 4408–19. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.31737.

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Pinderhughes, Stacie T., Julie M. Lehn, Arif H. Kamal, Ryan Hutchinson, Lisa O’Neill, and Christopher A. Jones. “Expanding Palliative Medicine across Care Settings: One Health System Experience..” J Palliat Med 21, no. 9 (September 2018): 1272–77. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0375.

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29957094
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