Scott Victor Joy, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail 3024 Pickett Rd, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 490-9800
Email address

Leadership Positions:

Chief of Clinical Services, Division of General Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Duke Health Center at Pickett Road

Professional Committee Assignments:

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Duke Hospital
Primary Care Management Committee, Private Diagnostics Clinics
Interdisciplinary Medical Decision Making Initiative, Duke School of Medicine and Duke Fuqua School of Business
Physician Advisory Group, Duke Prospective Health, PrimaHealth IPA
North Carolina Diabetes Advisory Council, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health

Clinical/Research Interest:

Management of Type 2 Diabetes
Management of Hypertension
Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
Quality Improvement/Pay-for-Performance
Medical Practice Management

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1992


Cho, AH, Killeya-Jones, LA, O'Daniel, JM, Kawamoto, K, Gallagher, P, Haga, S, Lucas, JE, Trujillo, GM, Joy, SV, and Ginsburg, GS. "Effect of genetic testing for risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus on health behaviors and outcomes: study rationale, development and design." Bmc Health Services Research 12 (January 18, 2012): 16-null.

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Joy, SV, Freeman, JS, and LaSalle, JR. "Tailoring treatment for type 2 diabetes: Uncovering the HOW and NOW of GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy." Osteopathic Family Physician 3, no. 5 (September 2011): 217-236.

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Kawamoto, K, Orlando, LA, Voora, D, Lobach, DF, Joy, S, Cho, A, and Ginsburg, GS. "Evaluation of the PharmGKB knowledge base as a resource for efficiently assessing the clinical validity and utility of pharmacogenetic assays. (Published online)" AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009 (November 14, 2009): 307-311.


Joy, SV. "Clinical pearls and strategies to optimize patient outcomes." Diabetes Educ 34 Suppl 3 (May 2008): 54S-59S.

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Joy, SV. "Clinical pearls and strategies to optimize patient outcomes." Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 19, no. SUPPL. 1 (2007): 15-20.

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Taulien, CA, and Joy, SV. "Ruboxistaurin." Drugs Today (Barc) 42, no. 9 (September 2006): 577-585. (Review)

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Joy, SV, Scates, AC, Bearelly, S, Dar, M, Taulien, CA, Goebel, JA, and Cooney, MJ. "Ruboxistaurin, a protein kinase C beta inhibitor, as an emerging treatment for diabetes microvascular complications." The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 39, no. 10 (October 2005): 1693-1699. (Review)

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Joy, SV, Rodgers, PT, and Scates, AC. "Incretin mimetics as emerging treatments for type 2 diabetes." The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 39, no. 1 (January 2005): 110-118. (Review)

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Joy, SV, Gouveia-Pisano, JA, and Diaz, SM. "An experience in creating a men's health electronic registry in a primary care setting." Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 11, no. 4 (April 1, 2004): 223-228.


Ressler, IB, Cash, J, McNeill, D, Joy, S, and Rosoff, PM. "Continued parental attendance at a clinic for adult survivors of childhood cancer." Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 25, no. 11 (November 2003): 868-873.

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