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, John W. “Integrative care: what the research shows.” N C Med J 73, no. 3 (May 2012): 205–6.

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22779156
Scholars@Duke

Mater, Heather A. van, John W. Williams, Remy R. Coeytaux, Gillian D. Sanders, and Alex R. Kemper. “Psychometric characteristics of outcome measures in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a systematic review.” Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64, no. 4 (April 2012): 554–62. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.20667.

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22006870
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Lobach, David, Gillian D. Sanders, Tiffani J. Bright, Anthony Wong, Ravi Dhurjati, Erin Bristow, Lori Bastian, et al. “Enabling health care decisionmaking through clinical decision support and knowledge management.” Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep), no. 203 (April 2012): 1–784.

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23126650
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Kemper, Alex R., Heather A. Van Mater, Remy R. Coeytaux, John W. Williams, and Gillian D. Sanders. “Systematic review of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.” Bmc Pediatr 12 (March 15, 2012): 29. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-12-29.

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22420649
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Gierisch, Jennifer M., Lori A. Bastian, Patrick S. Calhoun, Jennifer R. McDuffie, and John W. Williams. “Smoking cessation interventions for patients with depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” J Gen Intern Med 27, no. 3 (March 2012): 351–60. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-011-1915-2.

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22038468
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Nieuwsma, Jason A., Ranak B. Trivedi, Jennifer McDuffie, Ian Kronish, Dinesh Benjamin, and John W. Williams. “Brief psychotherapy for depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” Int J Psychiatry Med 43, no. 2 (2012): 129–51. https://doi.org/10.2190/PM.43.2.c.

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22849036
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Guyatt, Gordon H., Andrew D. Oxman, Regina Kunz, Jan Brozek, Pablo Alonso-Coello, David Rind, P. J. Devereaux, et al. “GRADE guidelines 6. Rating the quality of evidence--imprecision.” J Clin Epidemiol 64, no. 12 (December 2011): 1283–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.01.012.

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21839614
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Guyatt, Gordon H., Andrew D. Oxman, Victor Montori, Gunn Vist, Regina Kunz, Jan Brozek, Pablo Alonso-Coello, et al. “GRADE guidelines: 5. Rating the quality of evidence--publication bias.” J Clin Epidemiol 64, no. 12 (December 2011): 1277–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.01.011.

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21802904
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Daviglus, Martha L., Brenda L. Plassman, Amber Pirzada, Carl C. Bell, Phyllis E. Bowen, James R. Burke, E Sander Connolly, et al. “Risk factors and preventive interventions for Alzheimer disease: state of the science.” Arch Neurol 68, no. 9 (September 2011): 1185–90. https://doi.org/10.1001/archneurol.2011.100.

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21555601
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