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

Williams, JW, and Simel, DL. "The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have ascites? How to divine fluid in the abdomen." JAMA 267, no. 19 (May 20, 1992): 2645-2648. (Review)

PMID
1573754
Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES IN AMBULATORY MEDICAL PATIENTS WITH SHOULDER PAIN - 3 MONTH PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A595-A595.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "A MULTIVARIABLE LOGISTIC-REGRESSION MODEL FOR DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY CLINICAL EXAMINATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A595-A595.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "SHOULDER PAIN AND DISABILITY INDEX - CLINICALLY IMPORTANT CHANGE OVER TIME." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A595-A595.

Scholars@Duke

Jr, JWW, and Simel, DL. "Does this patient have ascites? How to divine fluid in the abdomen." Journal of the American Medical Association 267, no. 19 (1992): 2645-2648.

Full Text

Devitt, N, Horton, RK, Spodick, DH, Scheller, JM, Lamb, MG, Sackett, DL, Rennie, D, and Jr, JWW. "The rational clinical examination [1]." Journal of the American Medical Association 268, no. 16 (1992): 2164-2166.

Full Text

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "A MULTIVARIABLE LOGISTIC-REGRESSION MODEL FOR DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY CLINICAL EXAMINATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A887-A887.

Scholars@Duke

Mutgi, A, Williams, JW, and Nettleman, M. "Renal colic. Utility of the plain abdominal roentgenogram." Arch Intern Med 151, no. 8 (August 1991): 1589-1592.

PMID
1908216
Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, BORHANIAN, GB, and SIMEL, DL. "MEDICAL WASTE-DISPOSAL IN THE HOME CARE SETTING." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY 39, no. 8 (August 1991): A63-A63.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, ROBERTS, L, DISTELL, B, and SIMEL, DL. "DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY X-RAY - COMPARING 4-VIEW PARANASAL SINUS RADIOGRAPHS TO A SINGLE WATERS VIEW." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A613-A613.

Scholars@Duke

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