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

Hobbs, CB, Skinner, AC, Burks, AW, and Vickery, BP. "Food allergies affect growth in children." The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice 3, no. 1 (January 2015): 133-4.e1. (Letter)

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25577638
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Turner, RW, Perrin, EM, Coyne-Beasley, T, Peterson, CJ, and Skinner, AC. "Reported Sports Participation, Race, Sex, Ethnicity, and Obesity in US Adolescents From NHANES Physical Activity (PAQ_D)." Global pediatric health 2 (January 2015): 2333794X15577944-.

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27335953
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Werth, SR, Sachdeva, N, Roberts, AW, Garrettson, M, Ringwalt, C, Moss, LA, Pikoulas, T, and Skinner, AC. "North Carolina Medicaid recipient management lock-in program: the pharmacist's perspective." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 20, no. 11 (November 2014): 1122-1129.

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25351973
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Zerwas, SC, Von Holle, A, Perrin, EM, Cockrell Skinner, A, Reba-Harrelson, L, Hamer, RM, Stoltenberg, C, Torgersen, L, Reichborn-Kjennerud, T, and Bulik, CM. "Gestational and postpartum weight change patterns in mothers with eating disorders." European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association 22, no. 6 (November 2014): 397-404.

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25201473
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Chung, AE, Skinner, AC, Maslow, GR, Halpern, CT, and Perrin, EM. "Sex differences in adult outcomes by changes in weight status from adolescence to adulthood: results from Add Health." Academic pediatrics 14, no. 5 (September 2014): 448-455.

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25169156
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Ringwalt, C, Gugelmann, H, Garrettson, M, Dasgupta, N, Chung, AE, Proescholdbell, SK, and Skinner, AC. "Differential prescribing of opioid analgesics according to physician specialty for Medicaid patients with chronic noncancer pain diagnoses." Pain research & management 19, no. 4 (July 2014): 179-185.

PMID
24809067
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Throop, EM, Skinner, AC, Perrin, AJ, Steiner, MJ, Odulana, A, and Perrin, EM. "Pass the popcorn: "obesogenic" behaviors and stigma in children's movies." Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 22, no. 7 (July 2014): 1694-1700.

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24311390
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Skinner, AC, and Skelton, JA. "Prevalence and trends in obesity and severe obesity among children in the United States, 1999-2012." JAMA pediatrics 168, no. 6 (June 2014): 561-566.

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24710576
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Roberts, AW, and Skinner, AC. "Assessing the present state and potential of Medicaid controlled substance lock-in programs." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 20, no. 5 (May 2014): 439-46c. (Review)

PMID
24761815
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Perrin, EM, Rothman, RL, Sanders, LM, Skinner, AC, Eden, SK, Shintani, A, Throop, EM, and Yin, HS. "Racial and ethnic differences associated with feeding- and activity-related behaviors in infants." Pediatrics 133, no. 4 (April 2014): e857-e867.

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24639273
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