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

Zullig, LL, Jackson, GL, Weinberger, M, Provenzale, D, Reeve, BB, and Carpenter, WR. "An examination of racial differences in process and outcome of colorectal cancer care quality among users of the veterans affairs health care system." Clinical Colorectal Cancer 12, no. 4 (December 2013): 255-260.

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23988481
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Garman, KS, Owzar, K, Hauser, ER, Westfall, K, Anderson, BR, Souza, RF, Diehl, AM, Provenzale, D, and Shaheen, NJ. "MicroRNA expression differentiates squamous epithelium from barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer." Digestive Diseases and Sciences 58, no. 11 (November 1, 2013): 3178-3188.

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Garman, KS, Owzar, K, Hauser, ER, Westfall, K, Anderson, BR, Souza, RF, Diehl, AM, Provenzale, D, and Shaheen, NJ. "MicroRNA expression differentiates squamous epithelium from Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer." Dig Dis Sci 58, no. 11 (November 2013): 3178-3188.

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23925817
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Zullig, LL, Carpenter, WR, Provenzale, D, Weinberger, M, Reeve, BB, and Jackson, GL. "Examining potential colorectal cancer care disparities in the Veterans Affairs health care system." Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 31, no. 28 (October 2013): 3579-3584.

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24002515
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Gellad, ZF, Voils, CI, Lin, L, and Provenzale, D. "Clinical practice variation in the management of diminutive colorectal polyps: results of a national survey of gastroenterologists." The American Journal of Gastroenterology 108, no. 6 (June 2013): 873-878.

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23735908
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Coughlin, SS, McNeil, RB, Provenzale, DT, Dursa, EK, and Thomas, CM. "Method issues in epidemiological studies of medically unexplained Symptom-based conditions in veterans." Journal of Military and Veterans' Health 21, no. 2 (May 1, 2013): 4-10.

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24683425
Scholars@Duke

Srygley, FD, Abbott, DH, Grambow, SC, Provenzale, D, Sandler, RS, and Fischer, DA. "Variability in resource use: diagnosing colorectal cancer." Am J Manag Care 19, no. 5 (May 2013): 370-376.

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23781891
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Jackson, GL, Zullig, LL, Zafar, SY, Powell, AA, Ordin, DL, Gellad, ZF, Abbott, D, Schlosser, JM, Hersh, J, and Provenzale, D. "Using NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology to measure the quality of colorectal cancer care in the veterans health administration." Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : Jnccn 11, no. 4 (April 2013): 431-441.

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23584346
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Zafar, SY, Malin, JL, Grambow, SC, Abbott, DH, Kolimaga, JT, Zullig, LL, Weeks, JC, Ayanian, JZ, Kahn, KL, Ganz, PA, Catalano, PJ, West, DW, Provenzale, D, and Cancer Care Outcomes Research & Surveillance CanCORS Consortium, . "Chemotherapy use and patient treatment preferences in advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study." Cancer 119, no. 4 (February 15, 2013): 854-862.

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22972673
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Williams, CD, Stechuchak, KM, Zullig, LL, Provenzale, D, and Kelley, MJ. "Influence of comorbidity on racial differences in receipt of surgery among US veterans with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer." Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 31, no. 4 (February 2013): 475-481.

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23269988
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