William Samuel Yancy, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 501 Douglas Street, Duke Diet & Fitness Center, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 681-2863
Email address yancy006@mc.duke.edu

Impact of obesity on health, health care delivery, quality of life.
Diet and other weight loss interventions
Preventive medicine

Education and Training

  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2001
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1998 - 1999
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1995 - 1998
  • M.D., East Carolina University, 1995

Publications

Crowley, MJ, Edelman, D, Voils, CI, Maciejewski, ML, Coffman, CJ, Jeffreys, AS, Turner, MJ, Gaillard, LA, Hinton, TA, Strawbridge, E, Zervakis, J, Barton, AB, and Yancy, WS. "Jump starting shared medical appointments for diabetes with weight management: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial." Contemporary clinical trials 58 (July 2017): 1-12.

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28445783
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Voils, CI, Olsen, MK, Gierisch, JM, McVay, MA, Grubber, JM, Gaillard, L, Bolton, J, Maciejewski, ML, Strawbridge, E, and Yancy, WS. "Maintenance of Weight Loss After Initiation of Nutrition Training: A Randomized Trial." Annals of internal medicine 166, no. 7 (April 2017): 463-471.

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28241185
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McVay, MA, Yancy, WS, Scott, CN, Wilson-Barlow, L, Woolson, S, McSherry, WC, Allen, S, and Voils, CI. "Patient factors associated with initiation of behavioral weight loss treatment: a prospective observational study in an integrated care setting." Translational behavioral medicine 7, no. 1 (March 2017): 75-83.

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27501799
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Allen, KD, Oddone, EZ, Coffman, CJ, Jeffreys, AS, Bosworth, HB, Chatterjee, R, McDuffie, J, Strauss, JL, Yancy, WS, Datta, SK, Corsino, L, and Dolor, RJ. "Patient, Provider, and Combined Interventions for Managing Osteoarthritis in Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial." Annals of internal medicine 166, no. 6 (March 2017): 401-411.

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28114648
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Shaw, PA, Yancy, WS, Wesby, L, Ulrich, V, Troxel, AB, Huffman, D, Foster, GD, and Volpp, K. "The design and conduct of Keep It Off: An online randomized trial of financial incentives for weight-loss maintenance." Clinical trials (London, England) 14, no. 1 (February 2017): 29-36.

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27646508
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Voils, CI, Grubber, JM, McVay, MA, Olsen, MK, Bolton, J, Gierisch, JM, Taylor, SS, Maciejewski, ML, and Yancy, WS. "Recruitment and Retention for a Weight Loss Maintenance Trial Involving Weight Loss Prior to Randomization." Obesity science & practice 2, no. 4 (December 2016): 355-365.

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28090340
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Maciejewski, ML, Arterburn, DE, Van Scoyoc, L, Smith, VA, Yancy, WS, Weidenbacher, HJ, Livingston, EH, and Olsen, MK. "Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Durability of Weight Loss." JAMA surgery 151, no. 11 (November 2016): 1046-1055.

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27579793
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McVay, MA, Voils, CI, Geiselman, PJ, Smith, VA, Coffman, CJ, Mayer, S, and Yancy, WS. "Food preferences and weight change during low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets." Appetite 103 (August 2016): 336-343.

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27133551
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Cox, DJ, Taylor, AG, Moncrief, M, Diamond, A, Yancy, WS, Hegde, S, and McCall, AL. "Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Self-management of Type 2 Diabetes: A Paradigm Shift." Diabetes care 39, no. 5 (May 2016): e71-e73. (Letter)

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26989181
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Moin, T, Damschroder, LJ, Youles, B, Makki, F, Billington, C, Yancy, W, Maciejewski, ML, Kinsinger, LS, Weinreb, JE, Steinle, N, and Richardson, C. "Implementation of a prediabetes identification algorithm for overweight and obese Veterans." Journal of rehabilitation research and development 53, no. 6 (January 2016): 853-862.

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28273326
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