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

Amrhein, Timothy J., Peter G. Kranz, Sarah Cantrell, Constance R. Deline, Carrie M. Carr, Dong Kun Kim, Karen M. Goldstein, and John W. Williams. “Efficacy of epidural blood patching or surgery in spontaneous intracranial hypotension: an evidence map protocol.” Syst Rev 11, no. 1 (June 7, 2022): 116. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-01989-2.

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35668484
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Shepherd-Banigan, Megan, Connor Drake, Jessica R. Dietch, Abigail Shapiro, Amir Alishahi Tabriz, Elizabeth E. Van Voorhees, Diya M. Uthappa, et al. “Primary Care Engagement Among Individuals with Experiences of Homelessness and Serious Mental Illness: an Evidence Map.” J Gen Intern Med 37, no. 6 (May 2022): 1513–23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-07244-z.

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35237885
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Lewinski, Allison A., Conor Walsh, Sharron Rushton, Diana Soliman, Scott Carlson, Matthew W. Luedke, David Halpern, et al. “VIRTUAL CARE FOR THE LONGITUDINAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC CONDITIONS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 56:S674–S674, 2022.

Scholars@Duke

Rushton, Sharron, Allison A. Lewinski, Soohyun Hwang, Leah L. Zullig, Katharine A. Ball Ricks, Katherine Ramos, Adelaide Gordon, et al. “Barriers and facilitators to the implementation and adoption of improvement coaching: A qualitative evidence synthesis.” J Clin Nurs, April 10, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16247.

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35403322
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Qaseem, Amir, Itziar Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, Jennifer S. Lin, Nick Fitterman, Tatyana Shamliyan, Timothy J. Wilt, Timothy J. Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians*, et al. “Colonoscopy for Diagnostic Evaluation and Interventions to Prevent Recurrence After Acute Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians.” Ann Intern Med 175, no. 3 (March 2022): 416–31. https://doi.org/10.7326/M21-2711.

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35038270
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Ballengee, Lindsay A., Sharron Rushton, Allison A. Lewinski, Soohyun Hwang, Leah L. Zullig, Katharine A Ball Ricks, Katherine Ramos, et al. “Effectiveness of Quality Improvement Coaching on Process Outcomes in Health Care Settings: A Systematic Review.” J Gen Intern Med 37, no. 4 (March 2022): 885–99. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-07217-2.

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34981354
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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 (September 2021): 265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.04.014.

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34174652
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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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