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

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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Dubé, K, Sylla, L, Dee, L, Taylor, J, Evans, D, Bruton, CD, Gilberston, A, Gralinski, L, Brown, B, Skinner, A, Weiner, BJ, Greene, SB, Corneli, A, Adimora, AA, Tucker, JD, and Rennie, S. "Research on HIV cure: Mapping the ethics landscape." Plos Medicine 14, no. 12 (December 8, 2017): e1002470-null.

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29220353
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Howard, JB, Skinner, AC, Ravanbakht, SN, Brown, JD, Perrin, AJ, Steiner, MJ, and Perrin, EM. "Obesogenic Behavior and Weight-Based Stigma in Popular Children's Movies, 2012 to 2015." Pediatrics 140, no. 6 (December 2017).

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29158229
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Brown, CL, Matherne, CE, Bulik, CM, Howard, JB, Ravanbakht, SN, Skinner, AC, Wood, CT, Bardone-Cone, AM, Brown, JD, Perrin, AJ, Levine, C, Steiner, MJ, and Perrin, EM. "Influence of product placement in children's movies on children's snack choices." Appetite 114 (July 2017): 118-124.

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28323061
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Skinner, AC, Payne, K, Perrin, AJ, Panter, AT, Howard, JB, Bardone-Cone, A, Bulik, CM, Steiner, MJ, and Perrin, EM. "Implicit Weight Bias in Children Age 9 to 11 Years." Pediatrics 140, no. 1 (July 2017).

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28646003
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Flower, KB, Skinner, AC, Yin, HS, Rothman, RL, Sanders, LM, Delamater, A, and Perrin, EM. "Satisfaction With Communication in Primary Care for Spanish-Speaking and English-Speaking Parents." Academic Pediatrics 17, no. 4 (May 2017): 416-423.

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28104488
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Vander Schaaf, EB, Dellon, EP, Carr, RA, deJong, NA, Skinner, AC, and Steiner, MJ. "Perceptions of the medical home by parents of children with chronic illnesses." The American journal of managed care 23, no. 2 (February 2017): e70-e74.

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28245657
Scholars@Duke

Dubé, K, Taylor, J, Sylla, L, Evans, D, Dee, L, Burton, A, Willenberg, L, Rennie, S, Skinner, A, Tucker, JD, Weiner, BJ, and Greene, SB. "'Well, It's the Risk of the Unknown… Right?': A Qualitative Study of Perceived Risks and Benefits of HIV Cure Research in the United States." Plos One 12, no. 1 (January 25, 2017): e0170112-null.

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28122027
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Chung, AE, Skinner, AC, Hasty, SE, and Perrin, EM. "Tweeting to Health: A Novel mHealth Intervention Using Fitbits and Twitter to Foster Healthy Lifestyles." Clinical Pediatrics 56, no. 1 (January 2017): 26-32.

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27317609
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Dubé, K, Evans, D, Sylla, L, Taylor, J, Weiner, BJ, Skinner, A, Thirumurthy, H, Tucker, JD, Rennie, S, and Greene, SB. "Willingness to participate and take risks in HIV cure research: survey results from 400 people living with HIV in the US." Journal of virus eradication 3, no. 1 (January 2017): 40-50.e21.

PMID
28275457
Scholars@Duke

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