John Wiley Williams, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Campus mail 411 W Chapel Hill Street, Suite 500, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 668-0300

John Williams, MD, MHS, is a Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and a past recipient of VA Health Services Career Development and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Faculty Scholar Awards. He received his bachelor and MD degrees from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Williams completed residency training at the University of Iowa and a research fellowship at Duke University. He is a primary care internist who is trained in epidemiology, biostatistics, and literature synthesis. Dr. Williams’ topical interests include depression, mental health services, dementia and implementation of best practices. He is Scientific Editor for the NC Medical Journal and a medical editor for the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. Dr. Williams directs the Durham VA Evidence Synthesis Program and has led numerous systematic reviews, many focusing on mental health services. Dr. Williams is board certified in Internal Medicine and active in clinical practice and resident physician education at the Durham VAMC.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, University of Iowa, 1987 - 1988
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Iowa, 1984 - 1987
  • M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984

Publications

Goldstein, KM, Zullig, LL, Dedert, EA, Alishahi Tabriz, A, Brearly, TW, Raitz, G, Sata, SS, Whited, JD, Bosworth, HB, Gordon, AM, Nagi, A, Williams, JW, and Gierisch, JM. "Telehealth Interventions Designed for Women: an Evidence Map." Journal of General Internal Medicine 33, no. 12 (December 2018): 2191-2200.

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30284173
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Shepherd-Banigan, ME, Shapiro, A, McDuffie, JR, Brancu, M, Sperber, NR, Van Houtven, CH, Kosinski, AS, Mehta, NN, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Interventions That Support or Involve Caregivers or Families of Patients with Traumatic Injury: a Systematic Review." Journal of General Internal Medicine 33, no. 7 (July 2018): 1177-1186.

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29736752
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Basu, S, Williams, JW, and Phillips, RS. "Behavioral health integration model." Journal of General Internal Medicine (June 18, 2018).

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29916028
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Zhang, Y, Coello, PA, Guyatt, GH, Yepes-Nuñez, JJ, Akl, EA, Hazlewood, G, Pardo-Hernandez, H, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, I, Qaseem, A, Williams, JW, Tugwell, P, Flottorp, S, Chang, Y, Zhang, Y, Mustafa, RA, Rojas, MX, Xie, F, and Schünemann, HJ. "GRADE guidelines: 20. Assessing the certainty of evidence in the importance of outcomes or values and preferences-inconsistency, imprecision, and other domains." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (May 22, 2018).

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29800687
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Adam, GP, Springs, S, Trikalinos, T, Williams, JW, Eaton, JL, Von Isenburg, M, Gierisch, JM, Wilson, LM, Robinson, KA, Viswanathan, M, Middleton, JC, Forman-Hoffman, VL, Berliner, E, and Kaplan, RM. "Does information from ClinicalTrials.gov increase transparency and reduce bias? Results from a five-report case series." Systematic Reviews 7, no. 1 (April 16, 2018): 59-null.

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29661214
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Goldstein, KM, Zullig, LL, Alishahi-Tabriz, A, Brearly, T, Dedert, E, Raitz, G, Sata, SS, Whited, J, Bosworth, H, Williams, JW, and Gierisch, JM. "TELEHEALTH FOR WOMEN: AN EVIDENCE MAP." Annual Meeting of the Society-of-General-Internal-Medicine (SGIM). Denver, CO. April 12, 2018.: SPRINGER, April 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Zhang, Y, Alonso-Coello, P, Guyatt, GH, Yepes-Nuñez, JJ, Akl, EA, Hazlewood, G, Pardo-Hernandez, H, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, I, Qaseem, A, Williams, JW, Tugwell, P, Flottorp, S, Chang, Y, Zhang, Y, Mustafa, RA, Rojas, MX, and Schünemann, HJ. "GRADE Guidelines: 19. Assessing the certainty of evidence in the importance of outcomes or values and preferences-Risk of bias and indirectness." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (February 13, 2018).

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29452223
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Befus, D, Coeytaux, RR, Goldstein, KM, McDuffie, JR, Shepherd-Banigan, M, Goode, AP, Kosinski, A, Van Noord, MG, Adam, SS, Masilamani, V, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Management of Menopause Symptoms with Acupuncture: An Umbrella Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) (January 3, 2018).

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29298078
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Basu, S, Landon, BE, Williams, JW, Bitton, A, Song, Z, and Phillips, RS. "Behavioral Health Integration into Primary Care: a Microsimulation of Financial Implications for Practices." Journal of general internal medicine 32, no. 12 (December 2017): 1330-1341.

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28900839
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Crowley, MJ, Williams, JW, Kosinski, AS, D'Alessio, DA, and Buse, JB. "Metformin Use May Moderate the Effect of DPP-4 Inhibitors on Cardiovascular Outcomes." Diabetes Care 40, no. 12 (December 2017): 1787-1789.

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29051159
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