John Wiley Williams, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor in 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 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

Duan-Porter, Wei, Karen M. Goldstein, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Jaime M. Hughes, Megan E. B. Clowse, Ruth S. Klap, Varsha Masilamani, et al. “Reporting of Sex Effects by Systematic Reviews on Interventions for Depression, Diabetes, and Chronic Pain..” Ann Intern Med 165, no. 3 (August 2, 2016): 184–93. https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-2877.

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27111355
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Gayer, Christopher C., Matthew J. Crowley, William F. Lawrence, Jennifer M. Gierisch, Bridget Gaglio, John W. Williams, Evan R. Myers, Amy Kendrick, Jean Slutsky, and Gillian D. Sanders. “An overview and discussion of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's decision aid portfolio..” J Comp Eff Res 5, no. 4 (July 2016): 407–15. https://doi.org/10.2217/cer-2016-0002.

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27298206
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Goldstein, K. M., R. R. Coeytaux, J. W. Williams, M. Shepherd-Banigan, Adam Goode, J. R. McDuffie, D. Befus, et al. “Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Menopause-Associated Vasomotor Symptoms..” Washington DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, July 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Allen, Kelli D., Linda L. Sanders, Maren K. Olsen, Lynn Bowlby, Jeffrey N. Katz, Richard C. Mather, and John W. Williams. “Internet Versus DVD Decision Aids for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis..” Musculoskeletal Care 14, no. 2 (June 2016): 87–97. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1116.

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26220784
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Duan-Porter, Wei, Karen M. Goldstein, Jennifer McDuffie, Jaime M. Hughes, Megan Clowse, Ruth Klap, Varsha Masilamani, et al. “MAPPING THE EVIDENCE: INTERVENTION SEX EFFECTS FOR DEPRESSION, DIABETES, AND CHRONIC PAIN.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31:S296–97. SPRINGER, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Goldstein, Karen M., Jennifer R. McDuffie, Megan Shepherd-Banigan, Deanna Befus, Remy R. Coeytaux, Megan G. Van Noord, Adam P. Goode, et al. “Erratum to: Nonpharmacologic, nonherbal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms: an umbrella systematic review (protocol)..” Syst Rev 5 (April 25, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0248-y.

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27113929
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Goldstein, Karen M., Jennifer R. McDuffie, Megan Shepherd-Banigan, Deanna Befus, Remy R. Coeytaux, Megan G. Van Noord, Adam P. Goode, et al. “Nonpharmacologic, nonherbal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms: an umbrella systematic review (protocol)..” Syst Rev 5 (April 7, 2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0232-6.

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27056180
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Goode, Adam P., Remy R. Coeytaux, Jennifer McDuffie, Wei Duan-Porter, Poonam Sharma, Hillary Mennella, Avishek Nagi, and John W. Williams. “An evidence map of yoga for low back pain..” Complement Ther Med 25 (April 2016): 170–77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2016.02.016.

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27062965
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Williams, John W., and Gary Maslow. “Seize the Day to Implement Depression Guidelines..” Ann Intern Med 164, no. 5 (March 1, 2016): 372–73. https://doi.org/10.7326/M16-0104.

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26858180
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Duan-Porter, Wei, Remy R. Coeytaux, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Adam P. Goode, Poonam Sharma, Hillary Mennella, Avishek Nagi, and John W. Williams. “Evidence Map of Yoga for Depression, Anxiety, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder..” J Phys Act Health 13, no. 3 (March 2016): 281–88. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2015-0027.

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26181774
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