Lesley H. Curtis, PhD

Professor in Population Health Sciences
Interim Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Professor in Medicine
Chair in the Department of Population Health Sciences
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Executive Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Campus mail 215 Morris Street, Suite 210, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 681-6709
Email address lesley.curtis@duke.edu

Lesley H. Curtis is Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Duke School of Medicine.  A health services researcher by training, Dr. Curtis is an expert in the use of Medicare claims data for health services and clinical outcomes research, and a leader in national data quality efforts. Dr. Curtis serves as co-PI of the FDA’s Sentinel Innovation Center, Co-Investigator of the Data Core for the FDA’s Sentinel Initiative to monitor the safety of FDA-regulated medical products, and Chair of the Data Quality Subcommittee for the National Evaluation System for health Technology (NEST) Coordinating Center that generates real-world evidence for health technology and medical devices. She serves as co-Investigator of the coordinating center for PCORI’s National Clinical Research Network (PCORnet), working with health systems and patient networks to develop a harmonized network infrastructure that leverages health systems and electronic health record data for robust observational and interventional research.

Areas of expertise: Health Services Research and Health Policy

 

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2000

Publications

Stout, Karen K., Curt J. Daniels, Jamil A. Aboulhosn, Biykem Bozkurt, Craig S. Broberg, Jack M. Colman, Stephen R. Crumb, et al. “2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 12 (April 2, 2019): 1494–1563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.08.1028.

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30121240
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Zaragoza-Macias, Elisa, Ali N. Zaidi, Nandini Dendukuri, and Ariane Marelli. “Medical Therapy for Systemic Right Ventricles: A Systematic Review (Part 1) for the 2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 12 (April 2, 2019): 1564–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.08.1030.

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30121238
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Stout, Karen K., Curt J. Daniels, Jamil A. Aboulhosn, Biykem Bozkurt, Craig S. Broberg, Jack M. Colman, Stephen R. Crumb, et al. “2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 12 (April 2, 2019): e81–192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.08.1029.

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30121239
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Stout, Karen K., Curt J. Daniels, Jamil A. Aboulhosn, Biykem Bozkurt, Craig S. Broberg, Jack M. Colman, Stephen R. Crumb, et al. “2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.” Circulation 139, no. 14 (April 2, 2019): e637–97. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000602.

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30586768
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Raman, Sudha R., Jeffrey S. Brown, Lesley H. Curtis, Kevin Haynes, James Marshall, Pamala A. Pawloski, and Richard Platt. “Cancer Screening Results and Follow-up Using Routinely Collected Electronic Health Data: Estimates for Breast, Colon, and Cervical Cancer Screenings.” J Gen Intern Med 34, no. 3 (March 2019): 341–43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4697-y.

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30350029
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Tuzzio, Leah, Eric B. Larson, David A. Chambers, Gloria D. Coronado, Lesley H. Curtis, Wendy J. Weber, Douglas F. Zatzick, and Catherine M. Meyers. “Pragmatic clinical trials offer unique opportunities for disseminating, implementing, and sustaining evidence-based practices into clinical care: Proceedings of a workshop.” In Healthc (Amst), 7:51–57, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hjdsi.2018.12.003.

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30594497
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Clough, Jeffrey D., Seth S. Martin, Ann Marie Navar, Li Lin, N Chantelle Hardy, Ursula Rogers, and Lesley H. Curtis. “Association of Primary Care Providers' Beliefs of Statins for Primary Prevention and Statin Prescription.” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 3 (February 5, 2019): e010241. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.010241.

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30681391
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Luo, Nancy, Steven J. Lippmann, Robert J. Mentz, Melissa A. Greiner, Bradley G. Hammill, N Chantelle Hardy, Warren K. Laskey, et al. “Relationship Between Hospital Characteristics and Early Adoption of Angiotensin-Receptor/Neprilysin Inhibitor Among Eligible Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure.” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 3 (February 5, 2019): e010484. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.010484.

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30712431
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Simon, Gregory E., Rachel Richesson, Kevin Weinfurt, Adrian F. Hernandez, and Lesley H. Curtis. “Statistical Code for Clinical Research Papers.” Ann Intern Med 170, no. 1 (January 1, 2019): 80. https://doi.org/10.7326/L18-0613.

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30596873
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Reboussin, David M., Norrina B. Allen, Michael E. Griswold, Eliseo Guallar, Yuling Hong, Daniel T. Lackland, Edgar Pete R. Miller, Tamar Polonsky, Angela M. Thompson-Paul, and Suma Vupputuri. “Systematic Review for the 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.” Circulation 138, no. 17 (October 23, 2018): e595–616. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000601.

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30354656
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