Kimberly Sherell Johnson, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 3502 Hosp South, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7506
Email address johns196@mc.duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Geriatrics, Medicine, Duke University, 2001 - 2002
  • Chief Medical Resident-Ambulatory Services, Medicine, Duke University, 2000 - 2001
  • Medical Resident, Me Dicine, Duke University, 1997 - 2000
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1997

Publications

Johnson, KS, Kuchibhatla, M, Tanis, D, and Tulsky, JA. "Racial differences in hospice revocation to pursue aggressive care." Arch Intern Med 168, no. 2 (January 28, 2008): 218-224.

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18227371
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Johnson, KS, Kuchibhatla, M, Tanis, D, and Tulsky, JA. "Racial differences in the growth of noncancer diagnoses among hospice enrollees." J Pain Symptom Manage 34, no. 3 (September 2007): 286-293.

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17555922
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Elbert-Avila, K, and Johnson, KS. "Cause of death certification: Do physicians at an academic medical center meet guidelines for death certificate completion?." April 2007.

Scholars@Duke

Johnson, KS, Elbert-Avila, K, Kuchibhatla, M, and Tulsky, JA. "Racial differences in next-of-kin participation in an ongoing survey of satisfaction with end-of-life care: a study of a study." J Palliat Med 9, no. 5 (October 2006): 1076-1085.

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17040145
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Johnson, KS. ""You just do your part. God will do the rest.": spirituality and culture in the medical encounter." South Med J 99, no. 10 (October 2006): 1163-.

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17100055
Scholars@Duke

Johnson, KS, Kuchibhatla, M, Tanis, D, and Tulsky, JA. "Racial differences in survival after hospice revocation to pursue aggressive care." April 2006.

Scholars@Duke

Johnson, KS, Kuchibhatala, M, Sloane, RJ, Tanis, D, Galanos, AN, and Tulsky, JA. "Ethnic differences in the place of death of elderly hospice enrollees." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 53, no. 12 (December 2005): 2209-2215.

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16398911
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Johnson, KS, Elbert-Avila, KI, and Tulsky, JA. "The influence of spiritual beliefs and practices on the treatment preferences of African Americans: a review of the literature." J Am Geriatr Soc 53, no. 4 (April 2005): 711-719. (Review)

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15817022
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Elbert-Avila, KI, Johnson, KS, Pieper, C, Tanis, D, and Tulsky, JA. "How do dementia and cancer patients enrolled in hospice differ?." April 2005.

Scholars@Duke

Elbert-Avila, KI, Johnson, KS, Kuchibhatla, M, Tanis, D, and Tulsky, JA. "Predictors of extended prognosis in hospice patients with dementia." April 2005.

Scholars@Duke

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