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

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): 69. 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): 56. 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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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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Pavon, Juliessa M., Soheir S. Adam, Zayd A. Razouki, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Paul F. Lachiewicz, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Christopher A. Beadles, Thomas L. Ortel, Avishek Nagi, and John W. Williams. “Effectiveness of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in High-Risk Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review.” J Arthroplasty 31, no. 2 (February 2016): 524–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2015.09.043.

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26525487
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Spoont, M. R., J. W. Williams, S. Kehle-Forbes, J. A. Nieuwsma, M. C. Mann-Wrobel, and R. Gross. “Erratum: Does this patient have posttraumatic stress disorder? Rational Clinical Examination systematic review (JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association (2015) 314:5 (501-510)).” Jama  Journal of the American Medical Association 315, no. 1 (January 5, 2016): 90. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2015.16955.

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Williams, John W., and George L. Jackson. “Utilizing Evidence to Address the Health and Health Care Needs of Veterans.” N C Med J 76, no. 5 (November 2015): 294–98. https://doi.org/10.18043/ncm.76.5.294.

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26946858
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Ahovuo-Saloranta, Anneli, Ulla-Maija Rautakorpi, Oleg V. Borisenko, Helena Liira, John W. Williams, and Marjukka Mäkelä. “WITHDRAWN: Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis in adults.” Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 10 (October 16, 2015): CD000243. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD000243.pub4.

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26471061
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Dedert, Eric A., Jennifer R. McDuffie, Roy Stein, J Murray McNiel, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Caroline E. Freiermuth, Adam Hemminger, and John W. Williams. “Electronic Interventions for Alcohol Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorders: A Systematic Review.” Ann Intern Med 163, no. 3 (August 4, 2015): 205–14. https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-0285.

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26237752
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