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

Fry, MW, Skinner, AC, and Wheeler, SB. "Understanding the Relationship Between Male Gender Socialization and Gender-Based Violence Among Refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa." Trauma, violence & abuse (January 2017): 1524838017727009-.

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29333997
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Perrin, AJ, Caren, N, Skinner, AC, Odulana, A, and Perrin, EM. "The unbuilt environment: culture moderates the built environment for physical activity." BMC public health 16, no. 1 (December 5, 2016): 1227-.

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27919241
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Murphy, LT, Skinner, AC, Check, J, Warner, DD, and Perrin, EM. "Parental Perceptions of Weight Status in Preterm Compared with Term Infants." American journal of perinatology 33, no. 14 (December 2016): 1371-1376.

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27135952
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Skinner, AC, Ringwalt, C, Naumann, RB, Roberts, AW, Moss, LA, Sachdeva, N, Weaver, MA, and Farley, J. "Reducing Opioid Misuse: Evaluation of a Medicaid Controlled Substance Lock-In Program." The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society 17, no. 11 (November 2016): 1150-1155.

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27497767
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Roberts, AW, Gellad, WF, and Skinner, AC. "Lock-In Programs and the Opioid Epidemic: A Call for Evidence." American Journal of Public Health 106, no. 11 (November 2016): 1918-1919.

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27715305
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Alexander, T, Blatt, J, Skinner, AC, Jhaveri, R, Jobson, M, and Freeman, K. "Outcome of Pediatric Gastroenterology Outpatients With Fever and Central Line." Pediatric Emergency Care 32, no. 11 (November 2016): 746-750.

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27814324
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Armstrong, SC, and Skinner, AC. "Defining "Success" in Childhood Obesity Interventions in Primary Care." Pediatrics 138, no. 4 (October 2016).

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27621411
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Roberts, AW, Farley, JF, Holmes, GM, Oramasionwu, CU, Ringwalt, C, Sleath, B, and Skinner, AC. "Controlled Substance Lock-In Programs: Examining An Unintended Consequence Of A Prescription Drug Abuse Policy." Health Affairs (Project Hope) 35, no. 10 (October 2016): 1884-1892.

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27702963
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Brown, CL, Skinner, AC, Yin, HS, Rothman, RL, Sanders, LM, Delamater, AM, Ravanbakht, SN, and Perrin, EM. "Parental Perceptions of Weight During the First Year of Life." Academic pediatrics 16, no. 6 (August 2016): 558-564.

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27002214
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Wood, CT, Skinner, AC, Yin, HS, Rothman, RL, Sanders, LM, Delamater, AM, and Perrin, EM. "Bottle Size and Weight Gain in Formula-Fed Infants." Pediatrics 138, no. 1 (July 2016).

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27273748
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