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

Kuchinad, Kamini, Ritu Sharma, Sarina R. Isenberg, Nebras Abu Al Hamayel, Sallie J. Weaver, Junya Zhu, Susan M. Hannum, et al. “Perceptions of Facilitators and Barriers to Measuring and Improving Quality in Palliative Care Programs.” Am J Hosp Palliat Care 37, no. 12 (December 2020): 1022–28. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909120916702.

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Sedhom, Ramy, Arjun Gupta, and Arif H. Kamal. “Case for Dual Training in Medical Oncology and Palliative Care.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 9 (September 2020): 537–39. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00137.

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Lehto, Rebecca H., Carrie Heeter, Jeffrey Forman, Tait Shanafelt, Arif Kamal, Patrick Miller, and Michael Paletta. “Hospice Employees' Perceptions of Their Work Environment: A Focus Group Perspective.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 17, no. 17 (August 24, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17176147.

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Cinar, Pelin, John Cox, Arif Kamal, Kathleen Bickel, Monika Krzyzanowska, James Armitage, Apar Kishor Ganti, et al. “Oncology Care Delivery in the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity to Study Innovations and Outcomes.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 8 (August 2020): 431–34. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00326.

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Chino, Fumiko, Arif Kamal, and Junzo Chino. “Incidence of Opioid-Associated Deaths in Cancer Survivors in the United States, 2006-2016: A Population Study of the Opioid Epidemic.” Jama Oncol 6, no. 7 (July 1, 2020): 1100–1102. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0799.

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Rogers, Maggie M., Arif H. Kamal, Phillip E. Rodgers, Diane E. Meier, and Steven Z. Pantilat. “Response to Bharadwaj et al., Challenges of Promoting Uniformity in Programs within a Health Care System (DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0404).” J Palliat Med 23, no. 7 (July 2020): 884–85. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0094.

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Patel, Rushil V., Viraj R. Patel, Dhruv R. Patel, Arif H. Kamal, and Judith E. Nelson. “Top Ten Things Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Hindus.” J Palliat Med 23, no. 7 (July 2020): 980–84. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0146.

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Temel, Jennifer S., Jeff Sloan, Tyler Zemla, Joseph A. Greer, Vicki A. Jackson, Areej El-Jawahri, Mihir Kamdar, et al. “Multisite, Randomized Trial of Early Integrated Palliative and Oncology Care in Patients with Advanced Lung and Gastrointestinal Cancer: Alliance A221303.” J Palliat Med 23, no. 7 (July 2020): 922–29. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2019.0377.

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Winger, Joseph G., Katherine Ramos, Karen E. Steinhauser, Tamara J. Somers, Laura S. Porter, Arif H. Kamal, William S. Breitbart, and Francis J. Keefe. “Enhancing meaning in the face of advanced cancer and pain: Qualitative evaluation of a meaning-centered psychosocial pain management intervention.” Palliat Support Care 18, no. 3 (June 2020): 263–70. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1478951520000115.

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32115006
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