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

Brady, CW, Smith, AD, Stechuchak, KM, Coffman, CJ, Tuttle-Newhall, JE, Provenzale, D, and Muir, AJ. "Frequency and predictors of de novo hepatocellular carcinoma in patients awaiting orthotopic liver transplantation during the model for end-stage liver disease era." Liver Transpl 14, no. 2 (February 2008): 228-234.

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18236402
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Zafar, SY, Abernethy, AP, Abbott, DH, Grambow, SC, Marcello, JE, 2nd, JEH, Rowe, KL, Kolimaga, JT, Zullig, LL, Patwardhan, MB, and Provenzale, DT. "Comorbidity, age, race and stage at diagnosis in colorectal cancer: a retrospective, parallel analysis of two health systems." BMC cancer 8 (2008): 345--.

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Brady, CW, Coffman, CJ, and Provenzale, D. "Compliance with referral for hepatitis C evaluation among veterans." J Clin Gastroenterol 41, no. 10 (November 2007): 927-931.

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18090163
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Lieberman, DA, Weiss, DG, Harford, WV, Ahnen, DJ, Provenzale, D, Sontag, SJ, Schnell, TG, Chejfec, G, Campbell, DR, Kidao, J, Bond, JH, Nelson, DB, Triadafilopoulos, G, Ramirez, FC, Collins, JF, Johnston, TK, McQuaid, KR, Garewal, H, Sampliner, RE, Esquivel, R, and Robertson, D. "Five-year colon surveillance after screening colonoscopy." Gastroenterology 133, no. 4 (October 2007): 1077-1085.

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17698067
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Imperiale, TF, Dominitz, JA, Provenzale, DT, Boes, LP, Rose, CM, Bowers, JC, Musick, BS, Azzouz, F, and Perkins, SM. "Predicting poor outcome from acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage." Arch Intern Med 167, no. 12 (June 25, 2007): 1291-1296.

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17592103
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Sultan, S, Conway, J, Edelman, D, Dudley, T, and Provenzale, D. "Colorectal cancer screening in young patients with poor health and severe comorbidity." Arch Intern Med 166, no. 20 (November 13, 2006): 2209-2214.

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17101938
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Arseneau, KO, Sultan, S, Provenzale, DT, Onken, J, Bickston, SJ, Foley, E, Connors, AF, and Cominelli, F. "Do patient preferences influence decisions on treatment for patients with steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis?." Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4, no. 9 (September 2006): 1135-1142.

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16829206
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Provenzale, D, and Onken, JE. "TPMT genotype screening for patients about to begin azathioprine treatment--a look at costs and potential benefits." Inflamm Bowel Dis 11, no. 12 (December 2005): 1119-1120.

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16306775
Scholars@Duke

Shaheen, NJ, Green, B, Medapalli, RK, Mitchell, KL, Wei, JT, Schmitz, SM, West, LM, Brown, A, Noble, M, Sultan, S, and Provenzale, D. "The perception of cancer risk in patients with prevalent Barrett's esophagus enrolled in an endoscopic surveillance program." Gastroenterology 129, no. 2 (August 2005): 429-436.

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16083700
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Sultan, S, Fisher, DA, Voils, CI, Kinney, AY, Sandler, RS, and Provenzale, D. "Impact of functional support on health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer." Cancer 101, no. 12 (December 15, 2004): 2737-2743.

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15536617
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