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

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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30377801
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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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30138052
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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 (August 27, 2018).

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30167675
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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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29420142
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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 30, no. 5 (May 4, 2018): 650-655.

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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. (Accepted)" 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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29151174
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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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29341836
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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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29555620
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Troy, JD, de Castro, CM, Pupa, MR, Samsa, GP, Abernethy, AP, and LeBlanc, TW. "Patient-Reported Distress in Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Its Association With Clinical Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study." Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 16, no. 3 (March 2018): 267-273.

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29523665
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Foote, J, Lopez-Acevedo, M, Samsa, G, Lee, PS, Kamal, AH, Alvarez Secord, A, and Havrilesky, LJ. "Predicting 6- and 12-Month Risk of Mortality in Patients With Platinum-Resistant Advanced-Stage Ovarian Cancer: Prognostic Model to Guide Palliative Care Referrals." International Journal of Gynecological Cancer : Official Journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society 28, no. 2 (February 2018): 302-307.

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29360690
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