Helen Marie Hoenig, MD

Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
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 - Los Angeles, 1991 - 1993
  • Fellow in Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, University of California - 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 - Los Angeles, 1993
  • M.D., University of Arizona, 1985

Publications

Jesus, Tiago S., Michel D. Landry, Helen Hoenig, Gilles Dussault, Gerald C. Koh, and Inês Fronteira. “Is Physical Rehabilitation Need Associated With the Rehabilitation Workforce Supply? An Ecological Study Across 35 High-Income Countries.” Int J Health Policy Manag 11, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): 434–42. https://doi.org/10.34172/ijhpm.2020.150.

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Kaufman, Brystana G., Kelli D. Allen, Cynthia J. Coffman, Sandra Woolson, Kevin Caves, Katherine Hall, Helen M. Hoenig, et al. “Cost and Quality of Life Outcomes of the STepped Exercise Program for Patients With Knee OsteoArthritis Trial.” Value Health 25, no. 4 (April 2022): 614–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2021.09.018.

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35365305
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Chong, Wayne F. W., Leong Hwee Ng, Ringo M-H Ho, Gerald C. H. Koh, Helen Hoenig, David B. Matchar, Philip Yap, et al. “Stroke Rehabilitation Use and Caregiver Psychosocial Health Profiles in Singapore: A Latent Profile Transition Analysis.” J Am Med Dir Assoc 22, no. 11 (November 2021): 2350-2357.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2021.02.036.

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Wang, Yi, Shilpa Tyagi, Helen Hoenig, Kim En Lee, Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian, Edward Menon, Deidre Anne De Silva, et al. “Burden of informal care in stroke survivors and its determinants: a prospective observational study in an Asian setting.” Bmc Public Health 21, no. 1 (October 26, 2021): 1945. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11991-3.

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Asano, Miho, Bee C. Tai, Felicity Yt Yeo, Shi C. Yen, Arthur Tay, Yee S. Ng, Deidre A. De Silva, et al. “Home-based tele-rehabilitation presents comparable positive impact on self-reported functional outcomes as usual care: The Singapore Tele-technology Aided Rehabilitation in Stroke (STARS) randomised controlled trial.” J Telemed Telecare 27, no. 4 (May 2021): 231–38. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357633X19868905.

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Tyagi, Shilpa, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Nan Luo, Kelvin Bryan Tan, Helen Hoenig, David B. Matchar, Joanne Yoong, et al. “Role of caregiver factors in outpatient medical follow-up post-stroke: observational study in Singapore.” Bmc Fam Pract 22, no. 1 (April 14, 2021): 74. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-021-01405-z.

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Allen, Kelli D., Sandra Woolson, Helen M. Hoenig, Dennis Bongiorni, James Byrd, Kevin Caves, Katherine S. Hall, et al. “Stepped Exercise Program for Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis : A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Ann Intern Med 174, no. 3 (March 2021): 298–307. https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-4447.

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Heinemann, Allen, Martin Brodsky, Helen Hoenig, and Leighton Chan. “Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Recommends Prospective Registration of Systematic Reviews.” Arch Phys Med Rehabil 102, no. 1 (January 2021): 167–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2020.09.371.

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32980340
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Jesus, Tiago S., Michel D. Landry, and Helen Hoenig. “Erratum: Jesus, T.S., et al. Global Need for Physical Rehabilitation: Systematic Analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 980.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 17, no. 23 (December 4, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17239065.

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