John Wiley Williams, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor in 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 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

Adam, Soheir S., Jennifer R. McDuffie, Paul F. Lachiewicz, Thomas L. Ortel, and John W. Williams. “Comparative effectiveness of new oral anticoagulants and standard thromboprophylaxis in patients having total hip or knee replacement: a systematic review..” Ann Intern Med 159, no. 4 (August 20, 2013): 275–84. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-159-4-201308200-00008.

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24026260
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Bradford, Daniel W., Natasha T. Cunningham, Monica N. Slubicki, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Amy M. Kilbourne, Avishek Nagi, and John W. Williams. “An evidence synthesis of care models to improve general medical outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness: a systematic review..” J Clin Psychiatry 74, no. 8 (August 2013): e754–64. https://doi.org/10.4088/JCP.12r07666.

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24021516
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Adam, S. S., T. L. Ortel, and J. W. Williams. “RE: To the editor.” Annals of Internal Medicine 158, no. 8 (April 16, 2013): 637–38.

Scholars@Duke

Han, Changsu, Corrine I. Voils, and John W. Williams. “Uptake of Web-based clinical resources from the MacArthur Initiative on Depression and Primary Care..” Community Ment Health J 49, no. 2 (April 2013): 166–71. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-011-9461-2.

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22038376
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Leisy, Philip J., Remy R. Coeytaux, Galen S. Wagner, Eugene H. Chung, Amanda J. McBroom, Cynthia L. Green, John W. Williams, and Gillian D. Sanders. “ECG-based signal analysis technologies for evaluating patients with acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review..” J Electrocardiol 46, no. 2 (March 2013): 92–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2012.11.010.

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Jackson, George L., Benjamin J. Powers, Ranee Chatterjee, Janet Prvu Bettger, Alex R. Kemper, Vic Hasselblad, Rowena J. Dolor, et al. “The patient centered medical home. A systematic review..” Ann Intern Med 158, no. 3 (February 5, 2013): 169–78. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-158-3-201302050-00579.

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Adam, Soheir S., Jennifer R. McDuffie, Thomas L. Ortel, and John W. Williams. “Comparative effectiveness of warfarin and new oral anticoagulants for the management of atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism: a systematic review..” Ann Intern Med 157, no. 11 (December 4, 2012): 796–807. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-10-201211200-00532.

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El Husseini, Nada, Daniel T. Laskowitz, Louise O. Zimmer, John W. Williams, and Larry B. Goldstein. “Letter by El Husseini et al regarding article, "What causes disability after transient ischemic attack and minor stroke?"..” Stroke 43, no. 12 (December 2012). https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.112.677708.

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23160877
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Bright, Tiffani J., Anthony Wong, Ravi Dhurjati, Erin Bristow, Lori Bastian, Remy R. Coeytaux, Gregory Samsa, et al. “Effect of clinical decision-support systems: a systematic review..” Ann Intern Med 157, no. 1 (July 3, 2012): 29–43. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-1-201207030-00450.

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