Hiba Abou Assi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 227 Baker Hse, Box 3924, Durham, NC 27710
Email address hiba.abouassi@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Resident, Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 2005 - 2008
  • M.D., American University of Beirut (Lebannon), 2004

Publications

AbouAssi, Hiba, Margery A. Connelly, Lori A. Bateman, K Noelle Tune, Janet L. Huebner, Virginia B. Kraus, Deborah A. Winegar, James D. Otvos, William E. Kraus, and Kim M. Huffman. “Does a lack of physical activity explain the rheumatoid arthritis lipid profile?.” Lipids Health Dis 16, no. 1 (February 10, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12944-017-0427-4.

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28187765
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Bartlett, David B., Margery A. Connelly, Hiba AbouAssi, Lori A. Bateman, K Noelle Tune, Janet L. Huebner, Virginia B. Kraus, et al. “A novel inflammatory biomarker, GlycA, associates with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis and cardio-metabolic risk in BMI-matched controls..” Arthritis Res Ther 18 (April 12, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13075-016-0982-5.

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27067270
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Glynn, Erin L., Lucy W. Piner, Kim M. Huffman, Cris A. Slentz, Lorraine Elliot-Penry, Hiba AbouAssi, Phillip J. White, et al. “Impact of combined resistance and aerobic exercise training on branched-chain amino acid turnover, glycine metabolism and insulin sensitivity in overweight humans..” Diabetologia 58, no. 10 (October 2015): 2324–35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-015-3705-6.

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26254576
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AbouAssi, Hiba, Cris A. Slentz, Catherine R. Mikus, Charles J. Tanner, Lori A. Bateman, Leslie H. Willis, A Tamlyn Shields, et al. “The effects of aerobic, resistance, and combination training on insulin sensitivity and secretion in overweight adults from STRRIDE AT/RT: a randomized trial..” J Appl Physiol (1985) 118, no. 12 (June 15, 2015): 1474–82. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00509.2014.

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25882384
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Huffman, Kim M., Timothy R. Koves, Monica J. Hubal, Hiba Abouassi, Nina Beri, Lori A. Bateman, Robert D. Stevens, et al. “Metabolite signatures of exercise training in human skeletal muscle relate to mitochondrial remodelling and cardiometabolic fitness..” Diabetologia 57, no. 11 (November 2014): 2282–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-014-3343-4.

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25091629
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AbouAssi, Hiba, K Noelle Tune, Brian Gilmore, Lori A. Bateman, Gary McDaniel, Michael Muehlbauer, Janet L. Huebner, et al. “Adipose depots, not disease-related factors, account for skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity in established and treated rheumatoid arthritis..” J Rheumatol 41, no. 10 (October 2014): 1974–79. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.140224.

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24986846
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Huffman, K. M., T. R. Koves, M. J. Hubal, H. Abouassi, N. Beri, L. A. Bateman, R. D. Stevens, et al. “Metabolite signatures of exercise training in human skeletal muscle relate to mitochondrial remodelling and cardiometabolic fitness.” Diabetologia 57, no. 11 (January 1, 2014): 2282–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-014-3343-4.

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