Dawn Tranchino Provenzale, MD

Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 411 W. Chapel Hill St, 7th Floor, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 286-9408
Email address prove002@mc.duke.edu

Dr. Provenzale is Director of GI Outcomes Research at Duke University and the Director of the Durham Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC). She directs a research program that integrates observational research, measurement of patient-centered outcomes and decision making to investigate patient-oriented research questions in gastrointestinal cancer screening, surveillance and quality of care. Dr. Provenzale also directs the training program for GI fellows committed to careers in health services research.

Research:

Ongoing projects include CanCORS, an NCI/VA funded consortium to measure quality of lung and colorectal cancer care in VA and non-VA settings, and the development and dissemination of CCQMS, a cancer care quality measurement system. Additional studies are developing a cancer tissue repository for microarray studies.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Clinical Decision Making, Medicine, Tufts University, 1989 - 1991
  • Fellow in Gastroenterology, Medicine, Tufts University, 1987 - 1990
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984 - 1987
  • M.D., Albany Medical College, 1984

Publications

Gaziano, JM, Concato, J, Galea, S, Smith, NL, and Provenzale, D. "Epidemiologic approaches to veterans' health." Epidemiologic reviews 37 (January 22, 2015): 1-6.

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25613553
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Samadder, NJ, Curtin, K, Wong, J, Tuohy, TMF, Mineau, GP, Smith, KR, Pimentel, R, Pappas, L, Boucher, K, Garrido-Laguna, I, Provenzale, D, and Burt, RW. "Epidemiology and familial risk of synchronous and metachronous colorectal cancer: a population-based study in Utah." Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 12, no. 12 (December 2014): 2078-84.e1-2-.

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24768809
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Wu, RR, Kinsinger, LS, Provenzale, D, King, HA, Akerly, P, Barnes, LK, Datta, SK, Grubber, JM, Katich, N, McNeil, RB, Monte, R, Sperber, NR, Atkins, D, and Jackson, GL. "Implementation of new clinical programs in the VHA healthcare system: the importance of early collaboration between clinical leadership and research." Journal of General Internal Medicine 29 Suppl 4 (December 2014): 825-830.

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25355086
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Wu, RR, Kinsinger, LS, Provenzale, D, King, HA, Akerly, P, Barnes, LK, Datta, SK, Grubber, JM, Katich, N, McNeil, RB, Monte, R, Sperber, NR, Atkins, D, and Jackson, GL. "Implementation of New Clinical Programs in the VHA Healthcare System: The Importance of Early Collaboration Between Clinical Leadership and Research." Journal of General Internal Medicine 29, no. 4 (November 21, 2014): 825-830.

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Kinsinger, LS, Atkins, D, Provenzale, D, Anderson, C, and Petzel, R. "Implementation of a new screening recommendation in health care: the Veterans Health Administration's approach to lung cancer screening." Annals of internal medicine 161, no. 8 (October 2014): 597-598.

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25111673
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Zullig, LL, Jackson, GL, Provenzale, D, Griffin, JM, Phelan, S, Nieuwsma, JA, and van Ryn, M. "Utilization of Hospital-Based Chaplain Services Among Newly Diagnosed Male Veterans Affairs Colorectal Cancer Patients." Journal of Religion and Health 53, no. 2 (April 1, 2014): 498-510.

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Samadder, NJ, Curtin, K, Tuohy, TMF, Pappas, L, Boucher, K, Provenzale, D, Rowe, KG, Mineau, GP, Smith, K, Pimentel, R, Kirchhoff, AC, and Burt, RW. "Characteristics of missed or interval colorectal cancer and patient survival: a population-based study." Gastroenterology 146, no. 4 (April 2014): 950-960.

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24417818
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Gould, MK, Wagner, TH, Schultz, EM, Xu, X, Ghaus, SJ, Provenzale, D, and Au, DH. "Facility-level analysis of PET scanning for staging among US veterans with non-small cell lung cancer." Chest 145, no. 4 (April 2014): 839-847.

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24306819
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Zullig, LL, Jackson, GL, Provenzale, D, Griffin, JM, Phelan, S, Nieuwsma, JA, and van Ryn, M. "Utilization of hospital-based chaplain services among newly diagnosed male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients." Journal of religion and health 53, no. 2 (April 2014): 498-510.

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23054482
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van Ryn, M, Phelan, SM, Arora, NK, Haggstrom, DA, Jackson, GL, Zafar, SY, Griffin, JM, Zullig, LL, Provenzale, D, Yeazel, MW, Jindal, RM, and Clauser, SB. "Patient-reported quality of supportive care among patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 32, no. 8 (March 2014): 809-815.

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24493712
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