James Davis, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Email address james.m.davis@duke.edu

Dr. James Davis is the Medical Director for Duke Center for Smoking Cessation, Director of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program and Co-Director of the Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Credentialing Program.  Dr. Davis is a practicing Hospitalist (Internal Medicine)  and is a tobacco dependence instructor for the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke Psychiatry and Family Practice Residency programs.  His research has focused on development of mindfulness-based treatments for smoking cessation and he is currently principal investigator on an NIH funded clinical trial assessing “adaptive” quit smoking medication protocols and assessing the effectiveness of an the Duke Smoking Cessation Program.  Dr. Davis is Co-Investigator on a trial assessing decision making in Lung Cancer Screening and several trials on the use of E-cigarettes as a treatment for smokers. 

Education and Training

  • Internal Medicine Residency, Mayo Clinic, 1997 - 2000
  • M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 1997

Publications

Davis, J. M., S. B. Goldberg, K. S. Angel, R. H. Silver, E. A. Kragel, and D. J. Lagrew. “Observational Study on a Mindfulness Training for Smokers within a Smoking Cessation Program.” Mindfulness 8, no. 6 (December 1, 2017): 1689–98. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-017-0744-8.

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Miranda, Leah S., Santanu Datta, Anne C. Melzer, Renda Soylemez Wiener, James M. Davis, Betty C. Tong, Sara E. Golden, and Christopher G. Slatore. “Rationale and Design of the Lung Cancer Screening Implementation. Evaluation of Patient-Centered Care Study..” Ann Am Thorac Soc 14, no. 10 (October 2017): 1581–90. https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201705-378SD.

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28640670
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Shields, Peter G., Roy S. Herbst, Douglas Arenberg, Neal L. Benowitz, Laura Bierut, Julie Bylund Luckart, Paul Cinciripini, et al. “Smoking Cessation, Version 1.2016, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology..” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14, no. 11 (November 2016): 1430–68.

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27799513
Scholars@Duke

Davis, James M., Alison R. Manley, Simon B. Goldberg, Kristin A. Stankevitz, and Stevens S. Smith. “Mindfulness training for smokers via web-based video instruction with phone support: a prospective observational study..” Bmc Complement Altern Med 15 (March 29, 2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-015-0618-3.

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25886752
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Davis, James M., Alison R. Manley, Simon B. Goldberg, Stevens S. Smith, and Douglas E. Jorenby. “Randomized trial comparing mindfulness training for smokers to a matched control..” J Subst Abuse Treat 47, no. 3 (September 2014): 213–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2014.04.005.

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24957302
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Goldberg, Simon B., Alison R. Manley, Stevens S. Smith, Jeffrey M. Greeson, Evan Russell, Stan Van Uum, Gideon Koren, and James M. Davis. “Hair cortisol as a biomarker of stress in mindfulness training for smokers..” J Altern Complement Med 20, no. 8 (August 2014): 630–34. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2014.0080.

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24963659
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Goldberg, Simon B., A. C. Del Re, William T. Hoyt, and James M. Davis. “The secret ingredient in mindfulness interventions? A case for practice quality over quantity..” J Couns Psychol 61, no. 3 (July 2014): 491–97. https://doi.org/10.1037/cou0000032.

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25019551
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Davis, James M., Simon B. Goldberg, Maggie C. Anderson, Alison R. Manley, Stevens S. Smith, and Timothy B. Baker. “Randomized trial on mindfulness training for smokers targeted to a disadvantaged population..” Subst Use Misuse 49, no. 5 (April 2014): 571–85. https://doi.org/10.3109/10826084.2013.770025.

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24611852
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Davis, James M., Maggie C. Anderson, Kristin A. Stankevitz, and Alison R. Manley. “Providing premedical students with quality clinical and research experience: the Tobacco Science Scholars Program..” Wmj 112, no. 5 (October 2013): 195–98.

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24734413
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Davis, James M., David M. Mills, Kristin A. Stankevitz, Alison R. Manley, Matthew R. Majeskie, and Stevens S. Smith. “Pilot randomized trial on mindfulness training for smokers in young adult binge drinkers..” Bmc Complement Altern Med 13 (September 3, 2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-13-215.

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24006963
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