John Wiley Williams, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Campus mail 200 Morris Street, 3rd Floor, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 684-7611

John Williams, MD, MHS, is a Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and a past recipient of VA Health Services Career Development and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Faculty Scholar Awards. He received his bachelor and MD degrees from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Williams completed residency training at the University of Iowa and a research fellowship at Duke University. He is a primary care internist who is trained in epidemiology, biostatistics, and literature synthesis. Dr. Williams’ topical interests include depression, mental health services, dementia and implementation of best practices. He is a medical editor for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute and the Evidence-base Practice Program. Dr. Williams is Senior Science Advisor to the Durham VA Evidence Synthesis Program and has led numerous systematic reviews, many focusing on mental health services. Dr. Williams is board certified in Internal Medicine and active in clinical practice and resident physician education at the Durham VAMC.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, University of Iowa, 1987 - 1988
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Iowa, 1984 - 1987
  • M.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1984

Publications

Bajjani-Gebara, Jouhayna, Sherrie L. Wilcox, John W. Williams, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Rhonda J. Allard, Candy Wilson, and Ryan Landoll. “Adjustment Disorders in U.S. Active Duty Military Women: A Scoping Review for the Years 2000 to 2018.” Womens Health Issues 31 Suppl 1 (August 25, 2021): S33–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2020.12.003.

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34454702
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Goldstein, Karen M., Jennifer M. Gierisch, Matthew Tucker, John W. Williams, Rowena J. Dolor, and Wendy Henderson. “Options for Meaningful Engagement in Clinical Research for Busy Frontline Clinicians.” J Gen Intern Med 36, no. 7 (July 2021): 2100–2104. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-020-06587-3.

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33528778
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Qaseem, Amir, Itziar Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, Nick Fitterman, John W. Williams, Devan Kansagara, Devan Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians, Pelin Batur, et al. “Appropriate Use of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen in Hospitalized Patients for Initial or Postextubation Management of Acute Respiratory Failure: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians.” Ann Intern Med 174, no. 7 (July 2021): 977–84. https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-7533.

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33900796
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Qaseem, Amir, Itziar Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, Reem A. Mustafa, Devan Kansagara, Nick Fitterman, and Timothy J. Wilt. “Appropriate Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Patients With Acute Dyspnea in Emergency Department or Inpatient Settings: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians.” Annals of Internal Medicine 174, no. 7 (July 2021): 985–93. https://doi.org/10.7326/m20-7844.

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Guyatt, Gordon, Andrew D. Oxman, Regina Kunz, Jan Brozek, Pablo Alonso-Coello, David Rind, P. J. Devereaux, et al. “Corrigendum to GRADE guidelines 6. Rating the quality of evidence-imprecision. J Clin Epidemiol 2011;64:1283-1293.” J Clin Epidemiol 137 (June 23, 2021): 265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.04.014.

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Goldstein, Karen M., Kamrouz Ghadimi, Harry Mystakelis, Yuanyuan Kong, Tongtong Meng, Sarah Cantrell, Megan Von Isenburg, et al. “Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease 2019 During Nebulizer Treatment: A Systematic Review.” J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv 34, no. 3 (June 2021): 155–70. https://doi.org/10.1089/jamp.2020.1659.

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Boggan, Joel, Allison Lewinski, S. Rushton, Elizabeth Van Voorhees, J. Whited, john Shoup, S. Adam, et al. “Implementing Remote Triage in Large Health Systems: A Qualitative Evidence Synthesis.” Research in Nursing and Health 44, no. 1 (February 1, 2021): 138–54. https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.22093.

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Boggan, Joel C., John Paul Shoup, John D. Whited, Elizabeth Van Voorhees, Adelaide M. Gordon, Sharron Rushton, Allison A. Lewinski, et al. “Effectiveness of Acute Care Remote Triage Systems: a Systematic Review.” J Gen Intern Med 35, no. 7 (July 2020): 2136–45. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05585-4.

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Schünemann, Holger J., Reem A. Mustafa, Jan Brozek, Karen R. Steingart, Mariska Leeflang, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Patrick Bossuyt, et al. “GRADE guidelines: 21 part 2. Test accuracy: inconsistency, imprecision, publication bias, and other domains for rating the certainty of evidence and presenting it in evidence profiles and summary of findings tables.” J Clin Epidemiol 122 (June 2020): 142–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.12.021.

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Schünemann, Holger J., Reem A. Mustafa, Jan Brozek, Karen R. Steingart, Mariska Leeflang, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Patrick Bossuyt, et al. “GRADE guidelines: 21 part 1. Study design, risk of bias, and indirectness in rating the certainty across a body of evidence for test accuracy.” J Clin Epidemiol 122 (June 2020): 129–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.12.020.

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