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

Skinner, AC, Perrin, EM, and Skelton, JA. "Cardiometabolic Risks and Obesity in the Young." The New England journal of medicine 374, no. 6 (February 2016): 592-593. (Letter)

PMID
26863361
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Griffin, A, Skinner, A, Thornhill, J, and Weinberger, M. "Patient Portals: Who uses them? What features do they use? And do they reduce hospital readmissions?." Applied clinical informatics 7, no. 2 (January 2016): 489-501.

PMID
27437056
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Hamrick, HJ, Gable, EK, Freeman, EH, Dunn, LL, Zimmerman, SP, Rusin, MM, Linthavong, OR, Wright, ME, Moss, LA, and Skinner, AC. "Reasons for Refusal of Newborn Vitamin K Prophylaxis: Implications for Management and Education." Hospital pediatrics 6, no. 1 (January 2016): 15-21.

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26711469
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Freedman, DS, Lawman, HG, Skinner, AC, McGuire, LC, Allison, DB, and Ogden, CL. "Validity of the WHO cutoffs for biologically implausible values of weight, height, and BMI in children and adolescents in NHANES from 1999 through 2012." The American journal of clinical nutrition 102, no. 5 (November 2015): 1000-1006.

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26377160
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Skinner, AC, Perrin, EM, Moss, LA, and Skelton, JA. "Cardiometabolic Risks and Severity of Obesity in Children and Young Adults." The New England journal of medicine 373, no. 14 (October 2015): 1307-1317.

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26422721
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Dubé, K, Ramirez, C, Handibode, J, Taylor, J, Skinner, A, Greene, S, and Tucker, JD. "Participation in HIV cure-related research: a scoping review of the proxy literature and implications for future research." Journal of virus eradication 1 (October 2015): 250-256.

PMID
26866059
Scholars@Duke

Skinner, AC, Heymsfield, SB, Pietrobelli, A, Faith, MS, and Allison, DB. "Ignoring regression to the mean leads to unsupported conclusion about obesity." The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity 12 (May 7, 2015): 56-.

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25948534
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Perrin, EM, Von Holle, A, Zerwas, S, Skinner, AC, Reba-Harrelson, L, Hamer, RM, Stoltenberg, C, Torgersen, L, Reichborn-Kjennerud, T, and Bulik, CM. "Weight-for-length trajectories in the first year of life in children of mothers with eating disorders in a large Norwegian Cohort." The International journal of eating disorders 48, no. 4 (May 2015): 406-414.

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24782279
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Ringwalt, C, Roberts, AW, Gugelmann, H, and Skinner, AC. "Racial disparities across provider specialties in opioid prescriptions dispensed to medicaid beneficiaries with chronic noncancer pain." Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) 16, no. 4 (April 2015): 633-640.

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25287703
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Boyd, JP, Steiner, MJ, Skinner, AC, Coyne-Beasley, T, and Perrin, EM. "World peace, to be a millionaire, and hoop dreams: adolescent wishes on health screening surveys." North Carolina medical journal 76, no. 1 (January 2015): 9-12.

PMID
25621470
Scholars@Duke

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