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

Jackson, GL, Powers, BJ, Chatterjee, R, Bettger, JP, Kemper, AR, Hasselblad, V, Dolor, RJ, Irvine, RJ, Heidenfelder, BL, Kendrick, AS, Gray, R, and Williams, JW. "The patient centered medical home. A systematic review." Annals of Internal Medicine 158, no. 3 (February 2013): 169-178. (Review)

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Leisy, PJ, Coeytaux, RR, Wagner, GS, Chung, EH, McBroom, AJ, Green, CL, Jr, JWW, and Sanders, GD. "ECG-based signal analysis technologies for evaluating patients with acute coronary syndrome: A systematic review." Journal of Electrocardiology 46, no. 2 (2013): 92-97.

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Han, C, Voils, CI, and Jr, JWW. "Uptake of web-based clinical resources from the macarthur initiative on depression and primary care." Community Mental Health Journal 49, no. 2 (2013): 166-171.

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Adam, SS, McDuffie, JR, Ortel, TL, and Williams, JW. "Comparative effectiveness of warfarin and new oral anticoagulants for the management of atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism: a systematic review." Annals of Internal Medicine 157, no. 11 (December 2012): 796-807. (Review)

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22928173
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El Husseini, N, Laskowitz, DT, Zimmer, LO, Williams, JW, and Goldstein, LB. "Letter by El Husseini et al regarding article, "What causes disability after transient ischemic attack and minor stroke?"." Stroke 43, no. 12 (December 2012): e180-. (Letter)

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23160877
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Williams, JW, Jackson, GL, Powers, BJ, Chatterjee, R, Bettger, JP, Kemper, AR, Hasselblad, V, Dolor, RJ, Irvine, RJ, Heidenfelder, BL, Kendrick, AS, and Gray, R. "Closing the quality gap: revisiting the state of the science (vol. 2: the patient-centered medical home)." Evidence report/technology assessment, no. 208.2 (July 2012): 1-210. (Review)

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24422946
Scholars@Duke

Bright, TJ, Wong, A, Dhurjati, R, Bristow, E, Bastian, L, Coeytaux, RR, Samsa, G, Hasselblad, V, Williams, JW, Musty, MD, Wing, L, Kendrick, AS, Sanders, GD, and Lobach, D. "Effect of clinical decision-support systems: a systematic review." Annals of Internal Medicine 157, no. 1 (July 2012): 29-43. (Review)

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22751758
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El Husseini, N, Goldstein, LB, Peterson, ED, Zhao, X, Pan, W, Olson, DM, Zimmer, LO, Williams, JW, Bushnell, C, and Laskowitz, DT. "Depression and antidepressant use after stroke and transient ischemic attack." Stroke 43, no. 6 (June 2012): 1609-1616.

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22461330
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Holsinger, T, Plassman, BL, Stechuchak, KM, Burke, JR, Coffman, CJ, and Williams, JW. "Screening for cognitive impairment: comparing the performance of four instruments in primary care." J Am Geriatr Soc 60, no. 6 (June 2012): 1027-1036.

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22646750
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Williams, JW. "Integrative care: what the research shows." N C Med J 73, no. 3 (May 2012): 205-206.

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22779156
Scholars@Duke

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