Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Garimella, Roja, Harold G. Koenig, David L. Larson, and Charles Scott Hultman. “Of These, Faith, Hope, and Love: Assessing and Providing for the Psychosocial and Spiritual Needs of Burn Patients.” Clin Plast Surg 44, no. 4 (October 2017): 893–902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2017.05.021.

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Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Mahrokh Hashempour, Ali-Akbar Karimi Zarchi, Waleed A. Alghamdi, and Harold G. Koenig. “Effect of a transactional model education program on coping effectiveness in women with multiple sclerosis.” Brain Behav 7, no. 10 (October 2017): e00810. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.810.

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Balboni, Tracy A., George Fitchett, George F. Handzo, Kimberly S. Johnson, Harold G. Koenig, Kenneth I. Pargament, Christina M. Puchalski, Shane Sinclair, Elizabeth J. Taylor, and Karen E. Steinhauser. “State of the Science of Spirituality and Palliative Care Research Part II: Screening, Assessment, and Interventions.” J Pain Symptom Manage 54, no. 3 (September 2017): 441–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.029.

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Steinhauser, Karen E., George Fitchett, George F. Handzo, Kimberly S. Johnson, Harold G. Koenig, Kenneth I. Pargament, Christina M. Puchalski, Shane Sinclair, Elizabeth J. Taylor, and Tracy A. Balboni. “State of the Science of Spirituality and Palliative Care Research Part I: Definitions, Measurement, and Outcomes.” J Pain Symptom Manage 54, no. 3 (September 2017): 428–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.028.

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Sharma, Vanshdeep, Deborah B. Marin, Harold K. Koenig, Adriana Feder, Brian M. Iacoviello, Steven M. Southwick, and Robert H. Pietrzak. “Religion, spirituality, and mental health of U.S. military veterans: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study.” J Affect Disord 217 (August 1, 2017): 197–204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2017.03.071.

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Cruz, Jonas Preposi, Ralph Warren P. Reyes, Paolo C. Colet, Joel C. Estacio, Sílvia Caldeira, Luciano Magalhães Vitorino, and Harold G. Koenig. “Psychometric Evaluation of the Filipino Versions of the Duke University Religion Index and the Spiritual Coping Strategies Scale in Filipino Hemodialysis Patients.” J Relig Health 56, no. 4 (August 2017): 1381–96. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-016-0355-z.

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Koenig, Harold G., Kathleen Perno, and Ted Hamilton. “The spiritual history in outpatient practice: attitudes and practices of health professionals in the Adventist Health System.” Bmc Med Educ 17, no. 1 (June 12, 2017): 102. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-017-0938-8.

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Saffari, Mohsen, Syed Asadullah Arslan, Mir Saeid Yekaninejad, Amir H. Pakpour, Faten Al Zaben, and Harold G. Koenig. “Factors Associated With Domestic Violence Against Women in Iran: An Exploratory Multicenter Community-Based Study.” J Interpers Violence, June 1, 2017, 886260517713224. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517713224.

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Lee, Yeon-Shim, So-Young Park, Soonhee Roh, Harold G. Koenig, and Grace J. Yoo. “The Role of Religiousness/Spirituality and Social Networks in Predicting Depressive Symptoms among Older Korean Americans.” J Cross Cult Gerontol 32, no. 2 (June 2017): 239–54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10823-017-9317-5.

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