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

Fish, Laura J., Amy S. Jeffreys, Jennifer G. Chapman, Lori Bastian, Hayden B. Bosworth, John W. Williams, Patrick S. Calhoun, et al. “WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE ENGAGEMENT IN A TELEPHONE-DELIVERED SMOKING CESSATION INTERVENTION AMONG SMOKERS WITH DEPRESSION?” In Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53:S840–S840. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Fulton, Jessica J., Thomas W. LeBlanc, Toni M. Cutson, Kathryn N. Porter Starr, Arif Kamal, Katherine Ramos, Caroline E. Freiermuth, et al. “Integrated outpatient palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.” Palliat Med 33, no. 2 (February 2019): 123–34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318812633.

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30488781
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Rushton, Sharron, Joel Boggan, Allison Lewinski, Adelaide Gordon, John Paul Shoup, Elizabeth Van Voorhees, John Whited, et al. “Effectiveness of Remote Triage: A Systematic Review.” Effectiveness of Remote Triage: A Systematic Review. Washington, DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Goldstein, Karen M., Leah L. Zullig, Eric A. Dedert, Amir Alishahi Tabriz, Timothy W. Brearly, Giselle Raitz, Suchita Shah Sata, et al. “Telehealth Interventions Designed for Women: an Evidence Map.” J Gen Intern Med 33, no. 12 (December 2018): 2191–2200. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4655-8.

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30284173
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Shepherd-Banigan, Megan E., Abigail Shapiro, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Mira Brancu, Nina R. Sperber, Courtney H. Van Houtven, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Neha N. Mehta, Avishek Nagi, and John W. Williams. “Interventions That Support or Involve Caregivers or Families of Patients with Traumatic Injury: a Systematic Review.” J Gen Intern Med 33, no. 7 (July 2018): 1177–86. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4417-7.

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29736752
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Adam, Gaelen P., Stacey Springs, Thomas Trikalinos, John W. Williams, Jennifer L. Eaton, Megan Von Isenburg, Jennifer M. Gierisch, et al. “Does information from ClinicalTrials.gov increase transparency and reduce bias? Results from a five-report case series.” Syst Rev 7, no. 1 (April 16, 2018): 59. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0726-5.

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29661214
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Goldstein, Karen M., Leah L. Zullig, Amir Alishahi-Tabriz, Timothy Brearly, Eric Dedert, Giselle Raitz, Suchita S. Sata, et al. “TELEHEALTH FOR WOMEN: AN EVIDENCE MAP.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33:S350–51. SPRINGER, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Befus, Deanna, Remy R. Coeytaux, Karen M. Goldstein, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Megan Shepherd-Banigan, Adam P. Goode, Andrzej Kosinski, et al. “Management of Menopause Symptoms with Acupuncture: An Umbrella Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” J Altern Complement Med 24, no. 4 (April 2018): 314–23. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2016.0408.

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29298078
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Basu, Sanjay, Bruce E. Landon, John W. Williams, Asaf Bitton, Zirui Song, and Russell S. Phillips. “Behavioral Health Integration into Primary Care: a Microsimulation of Financial Implications for Practices.” J Gen Intern Med 32, no. 12 (December 2017): 1330–41. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-017-4177-9.

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28900839
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