Nwora Lance Okeke, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Box 31255, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-8111
Email address lance.okeke@duke.edu
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Education and Training

  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2015
  • Internal Medicine Resdency, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2007 - 2010
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2015
  • M.D., Stanford University, School of Medicine, 2007

Publications

Mitchell, John T., Charles M. Burns, Breyah Atkinson, Mackenzie Cottrell, Justin K. Frye, Mehri S. McKellar, Angela D. M. Kashuba, F Joseph McClernon, and Nwora Lance Okeke. “Correction to: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Gamified Mobile Health Contingency Management Intervention for PrEP Adherence Among Black MSM.” Aids Behav, May 4, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-022-03698-2.

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Mitchell, John T., Charles M. Burns, Breyah Atkinson, Mackenzie Cottrell, Justin K. Frye, Mehri S. McKellar, Angela D. M. Kashuba, F Joseph McClernon, and Nwora Lance Okeke. “Feasibility, Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Gamified Mobile Health Contingency Management Intervention for PrEP Adherence Among Black MSM.” Aids Behav, April 13, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-022-03675-9.

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35416595
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Burns, Charles M., Monica Borges, Justin Frye, Kathryn Keicher, Scotty Elliott, Sheila Schwartz, Kenneth Shipp, Nwora Lance Okeke, and Mehri S. McKellar. “Understanding Retention in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Care in the South: Insights from an Academic HIV Prevention Clinic.” Aids Res Hum Retroviruses 38, no. 4 (April 2022): 306–12. https://doi.org/10.1089/AID.2021.0177.

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Narayanasamy, Shanti, Ahmad Mourad, Nicholas A. Turner, Thuy Le, Robert J. Rolfe, Nwora Lance Okeke, Sean M. O’Brien, et al. “COVID-19 Trials: Who Participates and Who Benefits?” South Med J 115, no. 4 (April 2022): 256–61. https://doi.org/10.14423/SMJ.0000000000001374.

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Bloomfield, Gerald S., Fawaz Alenezi, Karen Chiswell, Allison Dunning, Nwora Lance Okeke, and Eric J. Velazquez. “Progression of cardiac structure and function in people with human immunodeficiency virus.” Echocardiography 39, no. 2 (February 2022): 268–77. https://doi.org/10.1111/echo.15302.

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35048419
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Kileel, Emma M., Janet Lo, Carlos Malvestutto, Kathleen V. Fitch, Markella V. Zanni, Carl J. Fichtenbaum, Edgar T. Overton, et al. “Assessment of Obesity and Cardiometabolic Status by Integrase Inhibitor Use in REPRIEVE: A Propensity-Weighted Analysis of a Multinational Primary Cardiovascular Prevention Cohort of People With Human Immunodeficiency Virus.” Open Forum Infect Dis 8, no. 12 (December 2021): ofab537. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofab537.

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Okeke, Nwora Lance, Tony McLaurin, Ruth Gilliam-Phillips, David H. Wagner, Valerie J. Barnwell, Yolanda M. Johnson, Osaffo James, et al. “Awareness and acceptability of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among students at two historically Black universities (HBCU): a cross-sectional survey.” Bmc Public Health 21, no. 1 (May 19, 2021): 943. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10996-2.

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Mourad, Ahmad, Nicholas A. Turner, Arthur W. Baker, Nwora Lance Okeke, Shanti Narayanasamy, Robert Rolfe, John J. Engemann, Gary M. Cox, and Jason E. Stout. “Social Disadvantage, Politics, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Trends: A County-level Analysis of United States Data.” Clin Infect Dis 72, no. 10 (May 18, 2021): e604–7. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1374.

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Axfors, Cathrine, Andreas M. Schmitt, Perrine Janiaud, Janneke Van’t Hooft, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Ehab F. Abdo, Benjamin S. Abella, et al. “Author Correction: Mortality outcomes with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 from an international collaborative meta-analysis of randomized trials.” Nat Commun 12, no. 1 (May 14, 2021): 3001. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-23559-1.

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Axfors, Cathrine, Andreas M. Schmitt, Perrine Janiaud, Janneke Van’t Hooft, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Ehab F. Abdo, Benjamin S. Abella, et al. “Mortality outcomes with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 from an international collaborative meta-analysis of randomized trials.” Nat Commun 12, no. 1 (April 15, 2021): 2349. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-22446-z.

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