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

WILLIAMS, J. W., L. ROBERTS, B. DISTELL, and D. L. SIMEL. “DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY X-RAY - COMPARING 4-VIEW PARANASAL SINUS RADIOGRAPHS TO A SINGLE WATERS VIEW.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A613–A613.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., and D. L. SIMEL. “LACK OF SEASONAL VARIABILITY FOR ACUTE AND SUBACUTE SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A586–A586.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., and D. L. SIMEL. “EVALUATION OF SHOULDER PAIN - PRACTICE VARIATION AMONG GENERAL INTERNISTS.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A613–A613.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., L. ROBERTS, B. DISTELL, and D. L. SIMEL. “DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY X-RAY - COMPARING A SINGLE WATERS VIEW TO 4-VIEW PARANASAL SINUS RADIOGRAPHS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 4 (December 1, 1990): A937–A937.

Scholars@Duke

Williams, J. W., A. Mutgi, R. Noyes, P. Perry, and R. Kathol. “Comparison of urinary-free cortisol in depressed and nondepressed patients with malignancy.” Biol Psychiatry 28, no. 6 (September 15, 1990): 522–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/0006-3223(90)90486-l.

PMID
2223921
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Kathol, R. G., A. Mutgi, J. Williams, G. Clamon, and R. Noyes. “Diagnosis of major depression in cancer patients according to four sets of criteria.” Am J Psychiatry 147, no. 8 (August 1990): 1021–24. https://doi.org/10.1176/ajp.147.8.1021.

PMID
2375435
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WILLIAMS, J. W., L. ROBERTS, and D. L. SIMEL. “THE OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLINICAL EXAMINATION FOR SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 2 (April 1, 1990): A725–A725.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., and D. L. SIMEL. “INTEROBSERVER VARIABILITY OF THE HISTORY AND PHYSICAL-EXAMINATION FOR SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 2 (April 1, 1990): A725–A725.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., L. ROBERTS, and D. L. SIMEL. “THE OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLINICAL EXAMINATION FOR SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 1 (January 1, 1990): A79–A79.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., and D. L. SIMEL. “INTEROBSERVER VARIABILITY OF THE HISTORY AND PHYSICAL-EXAMINATION FOR SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 1 (January 1, 1990): A79–A79.

Scholars@Duke

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