Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Business Administratin
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

  • 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

Hochman, MJ, Yu, Y, Wolf, SP, Samsa, GP, Kamal, AH, and LeBlanc, TW. "Comparing the Palliative Care Needs of Patients With Hematologic and Solid Malignancies." Journal of pain and symptom management 55, no. 1 (January 2018): 82-88.e1.

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28887271
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Dy, SM, Al Hamayel, NA, Hannum, SM, Sharma, R, Isenberg, SR, Kuchinad, K, Zhu, J, Smith, K, Lorenz, KA, Kamal, AH, Walling, AM, and Weaver, SJ. "A Survey to Evaluate Facilitators and Barriers to Quality Measurement and Improvement: Adapting Tools for Implementation Research in Palliative Care Programs." Journal of pain and symptom management 54, no. 6 (December 2017): 806-814.

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28801007
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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 (November 14, 2017). (Letter)

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29154889
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Bull, J, Kamal, AH, Harker, M, Bonsignore, L, Morris, J, Massie, L, Singh Bhullar, P, Hendrix, M, Bennett, D, and Taylor, D. "Tracking Patients in Community-Based Palliative Care through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Healthcare Innovation Project." Journal of palliative medicine 20, no. 11 (November 2017): 1231-1236.

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28686512
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Lindley, LC, Rotella, JD, Ast, K, Matzo, M, and Kamal, AH. "The Quality Improvement Environment: Results of the 2016 AAHPM/HPNA Membership Needs Assessment Survey." Journal of pain and symptom management 54, no. 5 (November 2017): 766-771.

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28751078
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Chino, F, Peppercorn, JM, Rushing, C, Kamal, AH, Altomare, I, Samsa, G, and Zafar, SY. "Out-of-Pocket Costs, Financial Distress, and Underinsurance in Cancer Care." JAMA oncology 3, no. 11 (November 2017): 1582-1584.

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28796862
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Bull, J, Kamal, AH, Harker, M, Taylor, DH, Bonsignore, L, Morris, J, Massie, L, Singh Bhullar, P, Howell, M, Hendrix, M, Bennett, D, and Abernethy, A. "Standardization and Scaling of a Community-Based Palliative Care Model." Journal of palliative medicine 20, no. 11 (November 2017): 1237-1243.

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28813635
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Kamal, AH, Nicolla, JM, and Power, S. "Quality Improvement Pearls for the Palliative Care and Hospice Professional." Journal of pain and symptom management 54, no. 5 (November 2017): 758-765.

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28807707
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Unroe, KT, Ast, K, Chuang, E, Schulman-Green, D, Gramling, R, and AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group, . "The Implementation of Measuring What Matters in Research and Practice: Series Commentary." Journal of pain and symptom management 54, no. 5 (November 2017): 772-775.

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28729008
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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 (November 2017).

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29091509
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