Gregory P. Samsa, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 2424 Erwin Road Ste 1105, 11045 Hock Plaza, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 613-5212
Email address samsa001@mc.duke.edu

Greg Samsa is an applied statistician whose primary interests are in study design, instrument development, information synthesis, practice improvement, effective communication of statistical results, and teaching. He is a believer in the power of statistical thinking, as broadly defined.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988

Publications

Zhang, HL, Murthy, B, Johnston, B, Mortiboy, M, Wu, J, Samsa, GP, Seña, AC, and McKellar, MS. "Public Awareness of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Durham, North Carolina: Results of a Community Survey." North Carolina Medical Journal 80, no. 1 (January 2019): 7-11.

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Goldstein, LB, Lennihan, L, Rabadi, MJ, Good, DC, Reding, MJ, Dromerick, AW, Samsa, GP, and Pura, J. "Effect of Dextroamphetamine on Poststroke Motor Recovery: A Randomized Clinical Trial." Jama Neurology 75, no. 12 (December 2018): 1494-1501.

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Samsa, G, and Neely, M. "Two questions about the analysis and interpretation of randomised trials." International Journal of Hyperthermia 34, no. 8 (November 17, 2018): 1396-1399.

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Troy, JD, Locke, SC, Samsa, GP, Feliciano, J, Richhariya, A, and LeBlanc, TW. "Patient-reported distress in Hodgkin lymphoma across the survivorship continuum." Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (October 30, 2018).

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Chino, F, Peppercorn, JM, Rushing, C, Nicolla, J, Kamal, AH, Altomare, I, Samsa, G, and Zafar, SY. "Going for Broke: A Longitudinal Study of Patient-Reported Financial Sacrifice in Cancer Care." Journal of Oncology Practice 14, no. 9 (September 2018): e533-e546.

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Hudson, KE, Wolf, SP, Samsa, GP, Kamal, AH, Abernethy, AP, and LeBlanc, TW. "The Surprise Question and Identification of Palliative Care Needs among Hospitalized Patients with Advanced Hematologic or Solid Malignancies." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 6 (June 2018): 789-795.

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Clement, ME, Seidelman, J, Wu, J, Alexis, K, McGee, K, Okeke, NL, Samsa, G, and McKellar, M. "An educational initiative in response to identified PrEP prescribing needs among PCPs in the Southern U.S." Aids Care Psychological and Socio Medical Aspects of Aids/Hiv 30, no. 5 (May 4, 2018): 650-655.

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Lowe, JR, Yu, Y, Wolf, S, Samsa, G, and LeBlanc, TW. "A Cohort Study of Patient-Reported Outcomes and Healthcare Utilization in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Receiving Active Cancer Therapy in the Last Six Months of Life." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 5 (May 2018): 592-597.

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Kayastha, N, Wolf, SP, Locke, SC, Samsa, GP, El-Jawahri, A, and LeBlanc, TW. "The impact of remission status on patients' experiences with acute myeloid leukemia (AML): an exploratory analysis of longitudinal patient-reported outcomes data." Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 26, no. 5 (May 2018): 1437-1445.

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Somers, TJ, Kelleher, SA, Dorfman, CS, Shelby, RA, Fisher, HM, Rowe Nichols, K, Sullivan, KM, Chao, NJ, Samsa, GP, Abernethy, AP, and Keefe, FJ. "An mHealth Pain Coping Skills Training Intervention for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: Development and Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial." JMIR mHealth and uHealth 6, no. 3 (March 19, 2018): e66-.

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