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

Freeman, VA, Walsh, J, Rudolf, M, Slifkin, RT, and Skinner, AC. "Intensive care in critical access hospitals." The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association 23, no. 2 (January 2007): 116-123.

PMID
17397367
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Skinner, AC, and Slifkin, RT. "Rural/urban differences in barriers to and burden of care for children with special health care needs." The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association 23, no. 2 (January 2007): 150-157.

PMID
17397371
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Hobbs, SH, Brooks, EF, Wang, V, and Skinner, AC. "Developing practitioner leaders in a distance education doctoral program: challenges and opportunities." The Journal of health administration education 24, no. 3 (2007): 283-300.

PMID
18476504
Scholars@Duke

Skinner, AC, Slifkin, RT, and Mayer, ML. "The effect of rural residence on dental unmet need for children with special health care needs." The Journal of Rural Health : Official Journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association 22, no. 1 (January 2006): 36-42.

PMID
16441334
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Mayer, ML, Slifkin, RT, and Skinner, AC. "The effects of rural residence and other social vulnerabilities on subjective measures of unmet need." Medical care research and review : MCRR 62, no. 5 (October 2005): 617-628.

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16177461
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Mayer, ML, and Skinner, AC. "Too many, too few, too concentrated? A review of the pediatric subspecialty workforce literature." Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine 158, no. 12 (December 2004): 1158-1165. (Review)

PMID
15583101
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Dusing, SC, Skinner, AC, and Mayer, ML. "Unmet need for therapy services, assistive devices, and related services: data from the national survey of children with special health care needs." Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association 4, no. 5 (September 2004): 448-454.

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15369415
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Mayer, ML, Slifkin, RT, and Skinner, AC. "Addressing disparity in treatment received - Reply." PEDIATRICS 114, no. 2 (August 2004).

Scholars@Duke

Mayer, ML, Skinner, AC, Slifkin, RT, and National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs, . "Unmet need for routine and specialty care: data from the National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs." Pediatrics 113, no. 2 (February 2004): e109-e115.

PMID
14754979
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Williams, ES, and Skinner, AC. "Outcomes of physician job satisfaction: a narrative review, implications, and directions for future research." Health Care Management Review 28, no. 2 (April 2003): 119-139. (Review)

PMID
12744449
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