John Wiley Williams, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Campus mail 411 W Chapel Hill Street, Suite 500, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 668-0300

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 Scientific Editor for the NC Medical Journal and a medical editor for the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. Dr. Williams directs 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 at Chapel Hill, 1984

Publications

Crowley, MJ, Diamantidis, CJ, McDuffie, JR, Cameron, CB, Stanifer, JW, Mock, CK, Wang, X, Tang, S, Nagi, A, Kosinski, AS, and Williams, JW. "Clinical Outcomes of Metformin Use in Populations With Chronic Kidney Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, or Chronic Liver Disease: A Systematic Review." Annals of internal medicine 166, no. 3 (February 2017): 191-200. (Review)

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28055049
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Duan-Porter, W, Goldstein, KM, McDuffie, JR, Hughes, JM, Clowse, MEB, Klap, RS, Masilamani, V, Allen LaPointe, NM, Nagi, A, Gierisch, JM, and Williams, JW. "Reporting of Sex Effects by Systematic Reviews on Interventions for Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain." Annals of internal medicine 165, no. 3 (August 2016): 184-193.

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27111355
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Gayer, CC, Crowley, MJ, Lawrence, WF, Gierisch, JM, Gaglio, B, Williams, JW, Myers, ER, Kendrick, A, Slutsky, J, and Sanders, GD. "An overview and discussion of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's decision aid portfolio." Journal of comparative effectiveness research 5, no. 4 (July 2016): 407-415.

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27298206
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Allen, KD, Sanders, LL, Olsen, MK, Bowlby, L, Katz, JN, Mather, RC, and Williams, JW. "Internet Versus DVD Decision Aids for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis." Musculoskeletal care 14, no. 2 (June 2016): 87-97.

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26220784
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Duan-Porter, W, Goldstein, KM, McDuffie, J, Hughes, JM, Clowse, M, Klap, R, Masilamani, V, LaPointe, NA, Nagi, A, Gierisch, JM, and Williams, JW. "MAPPING THE EVIDENCE: INTERVENTION SEX EFFECTS FOR DEPRESSION, DIABETES, AND CHRONIC PAIN." May 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Goldstein, KM, McDuffie, JR, Shepherd-Banigan, M, Befus, D, Coeytaux, RR, Van Noord, MG, Goode, AP, Masilamani, V, Adam, S, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Nonpharmacologic, nonherbal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms: an umbrella systematic review (protocol)." Systematic reviews 5 (April 7, 2016): 56-.

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27056180
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Goode, AP, Coeytaux, RR, McDuffie, J, Duan-Porter, W, Sharma, P, Mennella, H, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "An evidence map of yoga for low back pain." Complementary therapies in medicine 25 (April 2016): 170-177. (Review)

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27062965
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Duan-Porter, W, Coeytaux, RR, McDuffie, JR, Goode, AP, Sharma, P, Mennella, H, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Evidence Map of Yoga for Depression, Anxiety, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." Journal of physical activity & health 13, no. 3 (March 2016): 281-288. (Review)

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26181774
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Williams, JW, and Maslow, G. "Seize the Day to Implement Depression Guidelines." Annals of internal medicine 164, no. 5 (March 2016): 372-373.

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26858180
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Pavon, JM, Adam, SS, Razouki, ZA, McDuffie, JR, Lachiewicz, PF, Kosinski, AS, Beadles, CA, Ortel, TL, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Effectiveness of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in High-Risk Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review." The Journal of arthroplasty 31, no. 2 (February 2016): 524-532. (Review)

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26525487
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