Helen Marie Hoenig, MD

Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 286-6874

1. General Focus and Goals of Research: Dr. Hoenig's research focuses on rehabilitation, and more specifically on assistive technology and teletechnology. Patient populations of interest include geriatric patients with diverse medical problems including stroke, spinal and/or musculoskeletal disorders.

2. Specific Approaches or Techniques: Randomized controlled trials, epidemiological studies including large data base analyses and survey research. Clinical trials include studies of the effects of motorized scooters in persons with difficulty walking, methods for providing wheelchairs, and telerehabilitation for exercise & functional mobility training in the home. Epidemiological studies and survey research have examined use of assistive technology and other coping strategies to disability.

4. Special areas of expertise/national recognition: Rehabilitation health services research, geriatric rehabilitation, assistive technology outcomes, telerehabilitation.

KEY WORDS/PHRASES: Rehabilitation, Process and Outcomes Research, Assistive Technology, Telehealth, Activities of Daily Living, Geriatrics, Disability.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Health Services Research, Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1991 - 1993
  • Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989 - 1991
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, United Health Services, 1988 - 1989
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 1985 - 1988
  • M.P.H., University of California at Los Angeles, 1993
  • M.D., University of Arizona, 1985

Publications

Allen, Kelli D., Dennis Bongiorni, Kevin Caves, Cynthia J. Coffman, Theresa A. Floegel, Heather M. Greysen, Katherine S. Hall, et al. “STepped exercise program for patients with knee OsteoArthritis (STEP-KOA): protocol for a randomized controlled trial..” Bmc Musculoskelet Disord 20, no. 1 (May 28, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-019-2627-8.

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31138256
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Jesus, Tiago S., Michel D. Landry, and Helen Hoenig. “Global Need for Physical Rehabilitation: Systematic Analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017..” Int J Environ Res Public Health 16, no. 6 (March 19, 2019). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16060980.

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30893793
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Yeoh, Yen Shing, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Chuen Seng Tan, Tian Ming Tu, Rajinder Singh, Hui Meng Chang, Deidre A. De Silva, et al. “Health-related quality of life loss associated with first-time stroke..” Plos One 14, no. 1 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211493.

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30689666
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Tyagi, Shilpa, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Luo Nan, Kelvin Bryan Tan, Helen Hoenig, David B. Matchar, Joanne Yoong, et al. “Healthcare utilization and cost trajectories post-stroke: role of caregiver and stroke factors..” Bmc Health Serv Res 18, no. 1 (November 22, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3696-3.

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30466417
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Yeoh, Yen Shing, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Chuen Seng Tan, Kim En Lee, Tian Ming Tu, Rajinder Singh, Hui Meng Chang, et al. “Can acute clinical outcomes predict health-related quality of life after stroke: a one-year prospective study of stroke survivors..” Health Qual Life Outcomes 16, no. 1 (November 21, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-018-1043-3.

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30463574
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Tyagi, Shilpa, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Nan Luo, Kelvin Bryan Tan, Helen Hoenig, David B. Matchar, Joanne Yoong, et al. “Can caregivers report their care recipients' post-stroke hospitalizations and outpatient visits accurately? Findings of an Asian prospective stroke cohort..” Bmc Health Serv Res 18, no. 1 (October 25, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3634-4.

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30359277
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Carter, Jessica E., Srinivas Pyati, Frances A. Kanach, Ann Miller W. Maxwell, Charles M. Belden, Christopher M. Shea, Thomas Van de Ven, Jillian Thompson, Helen Hoenig, and Karthik Raghunathan. “Implementation of Perioperative Music Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research..” Anesth Analg 127, no. 3 (September 2018): 623–31. https://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000003565.

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29905616
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Cary, Michael P., Victoria Goode, Nancy Crego, Deirdre Thornlow, Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Helen M. Hoenig, Kayla Baba, Scarlet Fellingham, and Elizabeth I. Merwin. “Hospital Readmission in Total Hip Replacement Patients in 2009 and 2014..” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 99, no. 6 (June 2018): 1213–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.12.031.

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29407518
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Hoenig, Helen M., Kristopher Amis, Carol Edmonds, Michelle S. Morgan, Lawrence Landerman, and Kevin Caves. “Testing fine motor coordination via telehealth: Effects of video characteristics on reliability and validity..” J Telemed Telecare 24, no. 5 (June 2018): 365–72. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357633X17700032.

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28350283
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