Kai Sun, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail DUMC 2978, Durham, NC 27710
Email address kai.sun@duke.edu

My clinical interests are in general rheumatology, lupus, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. My research interest is in healthcare disparities and medication adherence in rheumatology.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, 2014 - 2017
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2011 - 2014
  • M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, 2011

Publications

Maheswaranathan, Mithu, Amanda M. Eudy, Ann Cameron Barr, Catherine Howe, Jayanth Doss, Rebecca E. Sadun, Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber, et al. “Association of Health Literacy and Numeracy With Lupus Knowledge and the Creation of the Lupus Knowledge Assessment Test.” J Rheumatol 49, no. 6 (June 2022): 585–91. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.210708.

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Eudy, Amanda M., Bryce B. Reeve, Theresa Coles, Li Lin, Jennifer L. Rogers, David S. Pisetsky, Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber, et al. “The use of patient-reported outcome measures to classify type 1 and 2 systemic lupus erythematosus activity.” Lupus 31, no. 6 (May 2022): 697–705. https://doi.org/10.1177/09612033221090885.

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35343853
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Sun, Kai, Amanda M. Eudy, Jennifer L. Rogers, Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber, Rebecca E. Sadun, Jayanth Doss, Mithu Maheswaranathan, et al. “Pilot Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence among Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Using Pharmacy Refill Data.” Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), November 5, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.24806.

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34739191
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Maheswaranathan, Mithu, Amanda Eudy, Ann Barr, Catherine Howe, Stacy Bailey, Susan Hastings, Jennifer Rogers, et al. “Association of Numeracy with Medication Non-Adherence in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:261–63, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Sun, Kai, Amanda Eudy, Jennifer Rogers, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, Rebecca Sadun, Jayanth Doss, Kelley Brady, et al. “Association of HCQ Blood Levels with Type 1 and 2 SLE Activity.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:1818–20, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Eudy, Amanda, Jennifer Rogers, Amy Corneli, Kevin McKenna, David Pisetsky, Mithu Maheswaranathan, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, et al. “Patient Perspectives on Two Distinct Patterns of Type 2 SLE Symptoms.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:2641–42, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Rogers, Jennifer, Rory Bloch, Amanda Eudy, David Pisetsky, Roberta Alexander, John Conklin, Kai Sun, et al. “Cell-bound Complement Activation Products (CB-CAPs) Predicts Type 1 SLE Activity.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:1800–1802, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Sun, Kai, Amanda Eudy, Jennifer Rogers, Rebecca Sadun, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, Jayanth Doss, Mithu Maheswaranathan, et al. “Intervention to Improve SLE Medication Adherence.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:1271–73, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Sadun, Rebecca, Amanda Eudy, Jennifer Rogers, Kai Sun, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, Mithu Maheswaranathan, Jayanth Doss, and Megan Clowse. “COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Rheumatology Patients.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:3314–16, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Anderson, D Ryan, Amanda Eudy, Megan Clowse, Rebecca Sadun, Jennifer Rogers, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, Jayanth Doss, Corrine Volis, Theresa Coles, and Kai Sun. “Racial Differences in Medication Beliefs Among SLE Patients.” In Arthritis & Rheumatology, 73:1220–21, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

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