Stephen Joseph Balevic, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Email address stephen.balevic@duke.edu

I am an adult and pediatric rheumatologist and care for patients with a wide variety of autoimmune and rheumatic diseases, including: systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, vasculitis, and sarcoidosis, among others.

I am also a clinical researcher focusing on precision medicine, clinical pharmacology, and drug trials.

Education and Training

  • Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship, Duke And Unc School Of Pharmacy, Duke University School of Medicine, 2016 - 2018
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Dcri, Duke University School of Medicine, 2016 - 2018
  • Fellowship Adult and Pediatric, Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, 2014 - 2018
  • Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency, Medical University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2010 - 2014
  • M.D., Marshall University, 2010

Publications

Balevic, SJ, Green, TP, Clowse, MEB, Eudy, AM, Schanberg, LE, and Cohen-Wolkowiez, M. "Pharmacokinetics of Hydroxychloroquine in Pregnancies with Rheumatic Diseases." Clinical Pharmacokinetics 58, no. 4 (April 2019): 525-533.

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30255310
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Thompson, EJ, Wu, H, Maharaj, A, Edginton, AN, Balevic, SJ, Cobbaert, M, Cunningham, AP, Hornik, CP, and Cohen-Wolkowiez, M. "Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling for Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole in Children." Clinical Pharmacokinetics (March 6, 2019).

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30840200
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Watt, KM, Hornik, CP, Balevic, SJ, Mundakel, G, Cotten, CM, Harper, B, Benjamin, DK, Anand, R, Laughon, M, Smith, PB, Cohen-Wolkowiez, M, and Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act - Pediatric Trials Network Steering Committee, . "Pharmacokinetics of ticarcillin-clavulanate in premature infants." British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (February 2, 2019).

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30710387
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Balevic, SJ, Cohen-Wolkowiez, M, Eudy, AM, Green, TP, Schanberg, LE, and Clowse, MEB. "Hydroxychloroquine Levels throughout Pregnancies Complicated by Rheumatic Disease: Implications for Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes." The Journal of Rheumatology 46, no. 1 (January 2019): 57-63.

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30275257
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Wang, LA, Smith, PB, Laughon, M, Goldberg, RN, Ku, LC, Zimmerman, KO, Balevic, S, Clark, RH, Benjamin, DK, Greenberg, RG, and Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act – Pediatric Trials Network Steering Committee, . "Prolonged furosemide exposure and risk of abnormal newborn hearing screen in premature infants." Early Human Development 125 (October 2018): 26-30.

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30193125
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Balevic, SJ, and Cohen-Wolkowiez, M. "Innovative Study Designs Optimizing Clinical Pharmacology Research in Infants and Children." Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 58 Suppl 10 (October 2018): S58-S72.

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30248192
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van Mater, H, Balevic, SJ, Freed, GL, and Clark, SJ. "Prescribing for Children With Rheumatic Disease: Perceived Treatment Approaches Between Pediatric and Adult Rheumatologists." Arthritis Care & Research 70, no. 2 (February 2018): 268-274.

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28464558
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Balevic, SJ, Becker, ML, Cohen-Wolkowiez, M, and Schanberg, LE. "Clinical Trial Design in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis." Paediatric Drugs 19, no. 5 (October 2017): 379-389.

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28612093
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Balevic, SJ, and Shah, A. "Islands of Inflammation: Neurosarcoidosis." The American Journal of Medicine 130, no. 2 (February 2017): 157-160.

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27742263
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Balevic, SJ, and Rabinovich, CE. "Profile of adalimumab and its potential in the treatment of uveitis." Drug Design, Development and Therapy 10 (January 2016): 2997-3003. (Review)

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27698552
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