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

Antoon, JW, Peritz, DC, Parsons, MR, Skinner, AC, and Lohr, JA. "Etiology and Resource Use of Fever of Unknown Origin in Hospitalized Children." Hospital pediatrics 8, no. 3 (March 2018): 135-140.

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29487087
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Skinner, AC, Ravanbakht, SN, Skelton, JA, Perrin, EM, and Armstrong, SC. "Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in US Children, 1999-2016." Pediatrics (February 26, 2018).

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29483202
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Armstrong, SC, Puhl, R, Skinner, AC, and Kratka, A. "Person-first language in pediatric obesity research." Pediatric obesity 13, no. 2 (February 2018): 130-. (Letter)

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28299909
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Dubé, K, Dee, L, Evans, D, Sylla, L, Taylor, J, Brown, B, Miller, V, Corneli, A, Skinner, A, Greene, SB, Tucker, JD, and Rennie, S. "Perceptions of Equipoise, Risk-Benefit Ratios, and "Otherwise Healthy Volunteers" in the Context of Early-Phase HIV Cure Research in the United States: A Qualitative Inquiry." Journal of empirical research on human research ethics : JERHRE 13, no. 1 (February 2018): 3-17.

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28984168
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Wong, CA, Greeno, J, Perrin, E, Peterson, E, Chung, R, and Skinner, A. "YOUNG AND NOT SO INVINCIBLE: HEALTH BEHAVIORS AND PATIENT-REPORTED HEALTH OUTCOMES AMONG ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS." February 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Wong, C, Greeno, J, Perrin, E, Peterson, E, Chung, R, and Skinner, A. "SEX, DRUGS & READY TO ROLL: YOUNG ADULT PATIENT-REPORTED HEALTH OUTCOMES & BEHAVIORS." February 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Dubé, K, Evans, D, Dee, L, Sylla, L, Taylor, J, Skinner, A, Weiner, BJ, Greene, SB, Rennie, S, and Tucker, JD. ""We Need to Deploy Them Very Thoughtfully and Carefully": Perceptions of Analytical Treatment Interruptions in HIV Cure Research in the United States-A Qualitative Inquiry." AIDS research and human retroviruses 34, no. 1 (January 2018): 67-79.

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28562069
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Naumann, RB, Marshall, SW, Lund, JL, Gottfredson, NC, Ringwalt, CL, and Skinner, AC. "Evaluating short- and long-term impacts of a Medicaid "lock-in" program on opioid and benzodiazepine prescriptions dispensed to beneficiaries." Drug and alcohol dependence 182 (January 2018): 112-119.

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29150151
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Hoffman, J, Frerichs, L, Story, M, Jones, J, Gaskin, K, Apple, A, Skinner, A, and Armstrong, S. "An Integrated Clinic-Community Partnership for Child Obesity Treatment: A Randomized Pilot Trial." Pediatrics 141, no. 1 (January 2018).

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29237800
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Delaney, JA, Yin, X, Fontes, JD, Wallace, ER, Skinner, A, Wang, N, Hammill, BG, Benjamin, EJ, Curtis, LH, and Heckbert, SR. "Hospital and clinical care costs associated with atrial fibrillation for Medicare beneficiaries in the Cardiovascular Health Study and the Framingham Heart Study." SAGE open medicine 6 (January 2018): 2050312118759444-.

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29511541
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