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

Kamal, Arif H., Joseph D. Rotella, Katherine Ast, Marianne Matzo, and Lisa C. Lindley. “Circling the Dragon-Taming Health IT Systems to Measure What Matters.” In Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 55:587–587. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Ast, Katherine, Arif H. Kamal, Lisa C. Lindley, Marianne Matzo, and Joseph D. Rotella. “Maintaining the Momentum of Measuring What Matters: Overcoming Hurdles To Develop Electronic Clinical Quality Measures.” J Palliat Med 21, no. 2 (February 2018): 123–24. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0515.

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29064305
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Patel, Rushil V., Amy S. Kelley, and Arif H. Kamal. “The Denominator: Evolving the Electronic Medical Record To Discover Who Needs Palliative Care.” J Palliat Med 21, no. 1 (January 2018): 9–10. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0382.

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Hochman, Michael J., Yinxi Yu, Steven P. Wolf, Greg P. Samsa, Arif H. Kamal, and Thomas W. LeBlanc. “Comparing the Palliative Care Needs of Patients With Hematologic and Solid Malignancies.” J Pain Symptom Manage 55, no. 1 (January 2018): 82-88.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.08.030.

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28887271
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Dy, Sydney M., Nebras Abu Al Hamayel, Susan M. Hannum, Ritu Sharma, Sarina R. Isenberg, Kamini Kuchinad, Junya Zhu, et al. “A Survey to Evaluate Facilitators and Barriers to Quality Measurement and Improvement: Adapting Tools for Implementation Research in Palliative Care Programs.” J Pain Symptom Manage 54, no. 6 (December 2017): 806–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.06.008.

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28801007
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Chino, Fumiko, Jeffrey M. Peppercorn, Christel Rushing, Arif H. Kamal, Ivy Altomare, Greg Samsa, and S Yousuf Zafar. “Out-of-Pocket Costs, Financial Distress, and Underinsurance in Cancer Care.” Jama Oncol 3, no. 11 (November 1, 2017): 1582–84. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.2148.

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28796862
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Bull, Janet, Arif H. Kamal, Matthew Harker, Lindsay Bonsignore, John Morris, Lisa Massie, Parampal Singh Bhullar, Mark Hendrix, Deeana Bennett, and Don Taylor. “Tracking Patients in Community-Based Palliative Care through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Healthcare Innovation Project.” J Palliat Med 20, no. 11 (November 2017): 1231–36. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0080.

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Lindley, Lisa C., Joseph D. Rotella, Katherine Ast, Marianne Matzo, and Arif H. Kamal. “The Quality Improvement Environment: Results of the 2016 AAHPM/HPNA Membership Needs Assessment Survey.” J Pain Symptom Manage 54, no. 5 (November 2017): 766–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.031.

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28751078
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Bull, Janet, Arif H. Kamal, Matthew Harker, Donald H. Taylor, Lindsay Bonsignore, John Morris, Lisa Massie, et al. “Standardization and Scaling of a Community-Based Palliative Care Model.” J Palliat Med 20, no. 11 (November 2017): 1237–43. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0027.

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28813635
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