Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhD

Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Associate Professor in Medicine
Member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-6360
Email address asheley.skinner@duke.edu

Areas of expertise: Health Services Research, Implementation Science, Health Policy and Epidemiology

Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhD, is a health services researcher focused on addressing a variety of population health issues, particularly those affecting children. She is currently an Associate Professor at Duke University, at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. She received her PhD in 2007 in Health Policy and Administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She is a nationally-known expert in childhood obesity, focusing on the measurement of obesity, the health consequences of obesity, and preventing stigma in obesity interventions and policy. She also has significant experience in the areas of child maltreatment, substance use and abuse among adolescents, and prescription drug misuse. In addition to her many roles in research, she is also a dedicated teacher, mentoring doctoral students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty.

Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on Health Care Quality and Patient Outcomes, School Of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007 - 2009
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007

Publications

Naumann, Rebecca B., Stephen W. Marshall, Jennifer L. Lund, Asheley C. Skinner, Christopher Ringwalt, and Nisha C. Gottfredson. “Health Care Utilization and Comorbidity History of North Carolina Medicaid Beneficiaries in a Controlled Substance "Lock-in" Program..” N C Med J 80, no. 3 (May 2019): 135–42. https://doi.org/10.18043/ncm.80.3.135.

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31072939
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Moseley, Connor A., Asheley C. Skinner, Eliana M. Perrin, Sarah C. Armstrong, Eric D. Peterson, and Charlene A. Wong. “Adolescent and Young Adult Recreational, Occupational, and Transportation Activity: Activity Recommendation and Weight Status Relationships..” J Adolesc Health, April 1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.01.021.

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30948270
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Naumann, Rebecca B., Andrew W. Roberts, Stephen W. Marshall, and Asheley C. Skinner. “Evaluation of a Medicaid Lock-in Program: Increased Use of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment but No Impact on Opioid Overdose Risk..” Med Care 57, no. 3 (March 2019): 213–17. https://doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000001058.

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30629016
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Wilson, Lauren, Xuemei Luo, Shawn Li, Jack Mardekian, Alessandra Bassalobre Garcia, and Asheley Skinner. “TREATMENT PATTERNS AND OUTCOMES AMONG MEDICARE PATIENTS WITH NONVALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (NVAF) AND CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 73:396–396. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(19)31004-6.

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Naumann, Rebecca B., Stephen W. Marshall, Nisha C. Gottfredson, Jennifer L. Lund, Christopher L. Ringwalt, and Asheley C. Skinner. “Trajectories of dispensed prescription opioids among beneficiaries enrolled in a Medicaid controlled substance "lock-in" program..” Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 28, no. 1 (January 2019): 16–24. https://doi.org/10.1002/pds.4445.

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29700904
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Terrell, Lindsay G., Asheley C. Skinner, and Aditee P. Narayan. “Improving Timeliness of Medical Evaluations for Children Entering Foster Care..” Pediatrics 142, no. 6 (December 2018). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-0725.

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30446631
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Frerichs, Leah, Natalie R. Smith, Jessica Lyden, Kiah Gaskin, Asheley Skinner, and Sarah Armstrong. “Weight-related quality of life and temperament as predictors and moderators of outcomes among treatment-seeking, low-income, ethnically diverse children with obesity..” Transl Behav Med, November 26, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/iby115.

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30476258
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Skinner AC, Ravanbakht SN, Skelton JA, Perrin EM, Armstrong SC. Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in US Children, 1999-2016. Pediatrics. 2018;141(3):e20173459..” Pediatrics 142, no. 3 (September 2018). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-1916.

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30177517
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Makau-Barasa, Louise K., Sandra B. Greene, Nicholas A. Othieno-Abinya, Stephanie Wheeler, Asheley Skinner, and Antonia V. Bennett. “Improving Access to Cancer Testing and Treatment in Kenya..” J Glob Oncol 4 (September 2018): 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1200/JGO.2017.010124.

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30241200
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Armstrong, Sarah, Charlene A. Wong, Eliana Perrin, Sara Page, Lauren Sibley, and Asheley Skinner. “Association of Physical Activity With Income, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States: Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2016..” Jama Pediatr 172, no. 8 (August 1, 2018): 732–40. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.1273.

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29889945
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