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

Mantri, Sneha, Jennifer Mah Lawson, ZhiZhong Wang, and Harold G. Koenig. “Identifying Moral Injury in Healthcare Professionals: The Moral Injury Symptom Scale-HP.” J Relig Health 59, no. 5 (October 2020): 2323–40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01065-w.

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32681398
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He, Shulan, Jiangping Li, Zhizhong Wang, Liqun Wang, Lan Liu, Xian Sun, Saad Al Shohaib, and Harold G. Koenig. “Early-life exposure to famine and late-life depression: Does leukocyte telomere length mediate the association?” J Affect Disord 274 (September 1, 2020): 223–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.082.

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32469808
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Smothers, Zachary, Jennifer Tu, Colleen Grochowski, and Harold Koenig. “A Survey of Medical Student Experiences of Patients' Religion and Spirituality at One Medical School.” Acad Psychiatry 44, no. 4 (August 2020): 496–97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40596-020-01232-x.

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32399835
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Saffari, Mohsen, Hormoz Sanaeinasab, Masoume Mobini, Mojtaba Sepandi, Hojat Rashidi-Jahan, Mohammad G. Sehlo, and Harold G. Koenig. “Effect of a health-education program using motivational interviewing on oral health behavior and self-efficacy in pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial.” Eur J Oral Sci 128, no. 4 (August 2020): 308–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/eos.12704.

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32618034
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Saffari, Mohsen, Hormoz Sanaeinasab, Hassan Jafarzadeh, Mojtaba Sepandi, Keisha-Gaye N. O’Garo, Harold G. Koenig, and Amir H. Pakpour. “Educational Intervention Based on the Health Belief Model to Modify Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease in Police Officers in Iran: A Quasi-experimental Study.” J Prev Med Public Health 53, no. 4 (July 2020): 275–84. https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.20.095.

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32752597
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Wang, Liqun, Harold G. Koenig, Zhiqiang He, Xiaoya Sun, Saad Al Shohaib, and Zhizhong Wang. “Religiosity and Telomere Length: Moderating Effect of Religiosity on the Relationship Between High-Risk Polymorphisms of the Apolipoprotein E and TOMM40 Gene and Telomere Length.” J Appl Gerontol 39, no. 6 (June 2020): 627–34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819865415.

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31339412
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Martins, Helga, Sílvia Caldeira, Tiago Dias Domingues, Margarida Vieira, and Harold G. Koenig. “Validation of the Belief Into Action Scale (BIAC) in Portuguese Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy.” J Holist Nurs 38, no. 2 (June 2020): 193–204. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898010119879531.

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31619110
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