David Lee Simel, MD

Professor of Medicine
Vice-chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail Room C8010, Durham VA Med Ct., 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 286-6941
Email address david.simel@duke.edu

Chief, Medical Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Appropriateness of diagnostic test use, including not just traditional laboratory and radiographic tests, but also the clinical examination. Editor of the "Rational Clinical Examination Series" published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Metaanalysis of diagnostic test studies

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1985 - 1986
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1984 - 1985
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1984
  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1981
  • M.D., Duke University, 1980

Publications

Begg, C, Cho, M, Eastwood, S, Horton, R, Moher, D, Olkin, I, Pitkin, R, Rennie, D, Schulz, KF, Simel, D, and Stroup, DF. "Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials the CONSORT statement." Revista Espanola de Salud Publica 72, no. 1 (1998): 5-11.

PMID
9477711
Scholars@Duke

Whited, JD, Mills, BJ, Hall, RP, Drugge, RJ, Grichnik, JM, and Simel, DL. "A pilot trial of digital imaging in skin cancer." Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 4, no. 2 (January 1998): 108-112.

PMID
9744167
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Begg, C, Cho, C, Eastwood, S, Horton, R, Moher, D, Olki, I, Pitkin, R, Rennie, D, Schulz, F, Simel, D, and Stroup, D. "Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials. The CONSORT statement." Medizinische Klinik 92, no. 11 (December 1, 1997): 675-679.

Scholars@Duke

Holleman, DR, and Simel, DL. "Quantitative assessments from the clinical examination - In reply." JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE 12, no. 8 (August 1997): 517-517.

Scholars@Duke

Whited, JD, Hall, RP, Simel, DL, and Horner, RD. "Primary care clinicians' performance for detecting actinic keratoses and skin cancer." Arch Intern Med 157, no. 9 (May 12, 1997): 985-990.

PMID
9140269
Scholars@Duke

Holleman, DR, and Simel, DL. "Quantitative assessments from the clinical examination. How should clinicians integrate the numerous results?." Journal of General Internal Medicine 12, no. 3 (March 1997): 165-171.

PMID
9100141
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Simel, DL, and Rennie, D. "The clinical examination. An agenda to make it more rational." JAMA 277, no. 7 (February 19, 1997): 572-574.

PMID
9032165
Scholars@Duke

Westman, EC, Behm, FM, Simel, DL, and Rose, JE. "Smoking behavior on the first day of a quit attempt predicts long-term abstinence." Archives of Internal Medicine 157, no. 3 (February 1997): 335-340.

PMID
9040302
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Simel, DL, and Jr, HDR. "Dissent: Should the definition for the negative likelihood ratio be changed?." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 50, no. 6 (1997): 641-644.

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Holleman, DR, and Simel, DL. "Effectiveness of automatic diagnostic test result feedback on outpatient laboratory and radiology testing in veterans. A controlled trial." Med Care 34, no. 8 (August 1996): 857-861.

PMID
8709666
Scholars@Duke

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