Toni Michele Cutson, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in Community and Family Medicine
Campus mail 182 Grecc Bldg VA Ctr, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 286-0411
Email address cutso001@mc.duke.edu

Research interests include palliative care and hospice care for end of life. As medical director of Duke Health Community Care and hospice, working to improve programs of hospice care delivery and exploring factors that influence utilization of end of life care among patients and families.

Additional interests include long term care and rehabilitation of the elderly patient (e.g. amputation and Parkinson Disease)

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 1988 - 1990
  • M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1980

Publications

Fulton, JJ, LeBlanc, TW, Cutson, TM, Porter Starr, KN, Kamal, A, Ramos, K, Freiermuth, CE, McDuffie, JR, Kosinski, A, Adam, S, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Integrated outpatient palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis." Palliative Medicine 33, no. 2 (February 2019): 123-134.

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30488781
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White, HK, Buhr, G, McConnell, E, Sullivan, RJ, Twersky, J, Colon-Emeric, C, Heflin, M, Cutson, TM, Logan, W, Lyles, K, and Pinheiro, SO. "An advanced course in long term care for geriatric medicine fellows." J Am Med Dir Assoc 14, no. 7 (July 2013): 499-506.

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23623522
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White, HK, Buhr, G, McConnell, E, Sullivan, RJ, Twersky, J, Colon-Emeric, C, Heflin, M, Cutson, TM, Logan, W, Lyles, K, and Pinheiro, SO. "An Advanced Course in Long Term Care for Geriatric Medicine Fellows." Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 14, no. 7 (2013): 499-506.

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Goforth, HW, Lowery, J, Cutson, TM, McMillan, ES, and Cohen, MA. "Impact of bereavement on progression of AIDS and HIV infection: A review (Psychosomatics (2009) 50, (433-439))." Psychosomatics 50, no. 6 (November 1, 2009).

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Goforth, HW, Lowery, J, Cutson, TM, McMillan, ES, Kenedi, C, and Cohen, MA. "Impact of bereavement on progression of AIDS and HIV infection: a review." Psychosomatics 50, no. 5 (September 2009): 433-439. (Review)

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19855027
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Evans, WG, Cutson, TM, Steinhauser, KE, and Tulsky, JA. "Is there no place like home? Caregivers recall reasons for and experience upon transfer from home hospice to inpatient facilities." Journal of Palliative Medicine 9, no. 1 (February 2006): 100-110.

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16430350
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Schenkman, M, Scherer, S, Riegger-Krugh, C, and Cutson, TM. "Measurement of impairments and functional limitations in older adults: Conceptual considerations and practical applications." Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 14, no. 2 (December 1, 2002): 83-161. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Schenkman, M, Cutson, TM, Zhu, CW, and Whetten-Goldstein, K. "A longitudinal evaluation of patients' perceptions of Parkinson's disease." The Gerontologist 42, no. 6 (December 2002): 790-798.

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12451160
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Schenkman, M, Cutson, TM, Kuchibhatla, M, Scott, BL, and Cress, EM. "Application of the continuous scale physical functional performance test to people with parkinson disease." Neurology Report 26, no. 3 (January 1, 2002): 130-138.

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Cutson, TM. "Preface." Clinics in Family Practice 3, no. 3 (December 3, 2001).

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