Rebekah Ryanne Wu, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 104427, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 286-0411
Email address ryanne.wu@duke.edu

Dr. Wu is an internal medicine physician and health services researcher. Her main research interest is the use of precision medicine applications to improve clinical care. She is involved in projects currently looking at a patient-facing family history risk assessment tool, MeTree, which provides individualized risk stratification and clinical decision support recommendations to clinicians and patients. In addition she is also involved in a large scale sequencing project in Singapore looking at the intersection of family health history and genomics to better understand how these data elements can complement one another and create more precise risk predictions.  Dr. Wu is also a program director at the Cooperative Studies Program Epidemiology Center at the Durham VA Medical Center where she leads a team coordinating the VA's research efforts in understanding Gulf War Illness.

Education and Training

  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2009 - 2010
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2006 - 2009
  • M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2006

Publications

Orlando, Lori A., R Ryanne Wu, Chris Beadles, Tiffany Himmel, Adam H. Buchanan, Karen P. Powell, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Vincent C. Henrich, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Implementing family health history risk stratification in primary care: impact of guideline criteria on populations and resource demand..” American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part C, Seminars in Medical Genetics 166C, no. 1 (March 10, 2014): 24–33. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.31388.

PMID
24616329
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Wu, R Ryanne, Tiffany L. Himmel, Adam H. Buchanan, Karen P. Powell, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Vincent C. Henrich, and Lori A. Orlando. “Quality of family history collection with use of a patient facing family history assessment tool..” Bmc Family Practice 15 (February 13, 2014). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-15-31.

PMID
24520818
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Orlando, L. A., R. R. Wu, C. Beadles, T. Himmel, A. H. Buchanan, K. P. Powell, E. R. Hauser, V. C. Henrich, and G. S. Ginsburg. “Implementing family health history risk stratification in primary care: Impact of guideline criteria on populations and resource demand.” American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics 166, no. 1 (January 1, 2014): 24–33. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.31388.

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Beadles, C. A., R. Ryanne Wu, T. Himmel, A. H. Buchanan, K. P. Powell, E. Hauser, V. C. Henrich, G. S. Ginsburg, and L. A. Orlando. “Providing patient education: Impact on quantity and quality of family health history collection.” Familial Cancer 13, no. 2 (January 1, 2014): 325–32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10689-014-9701-z.

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Wu, R. R., T. L. Himmel, A. H. Buchanan, K. P. Powell, E. R. Hauser, G. S. Ginsburg, V. C. Henrich, and L. A. Orlando. “Quality of family history collection with use of a patient facing family history assessment tool.” Bmc Family Practice 15, no. 1 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-15-31.

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Wu, R Ryanne, Lori A. Orlando, Tiffany L. Himmel, Adam H. Buchanan, Karen P. Powell, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Astrid B. Agbaje, Vincent C. Henrich, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Patient and primary care provider experience using a family health history collection, risk stratification, and clinical decision support tool: a type 2 hybrid controlled implementation-effectiveness trial..” Bmc Family Practice 14 (August 6, 2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-14-111.

PMID
23915256
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Wu, Rebekah R., Tiffany Himmel, Karen Powell, Elizabeth Hauser, Astrid B. Agbaje, Vincent Henrich, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, and Lori A. Orlando. “USABILITY OF A FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY AND CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT TOOL FOR PATIENTS AND PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28:S233–S233. SPRINGER, 2013.

Scholars@Duke

Wu, Rebekah R., Tiffany Himmel, Adam Buchanan, Karen Powell, Elizabeth Hauser, Astrid B. Agbaje, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Vincent Henrich, and Lori A. Orlando. “IMPACT OF A FAMILY HISTORY COLLECTION TOOL, METREE (c), IN IDENTIFYING INDIVIDUALS AT HIGH-RISK FOR CANCER AND THROMBOSIS.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28:S101–S101. SPRINGER, 2013.

Scholars@Duke

Wu, RR, Himmel, T, Powell, K, Hauser, E, Agbaje, A, Ginsburg, G, Henrich, V, and Orlando, L. "USABILITYOF A FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY AND CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT TOOL FOR PATIENTS AND PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS." February 2013.

Scholars@Duke

Sun, JF, Wu, RR, Norris, C, Noone, AM, Amankwa-Sakyi, M, Slack, R, and Marshall, JL. "Safety of chronic low-dose capecitabine as maintenance therapy in gastrointestinal cancers." Gastrointestinal Cancer Research 3, no. 4 (July 1, 2010): 134-140.

Scholars@Duke

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