Kevin Phillip Weinfurt

Kevin Phillip Weinfurt

Professor in Population Health Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Georgetown University 1997


Kevin P. Weinfurt, PhD, is a professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. He holds a secondary appointment as a professor of psychology and neuroscience. He is co-director of the Clinical Research Training Program (Masters degree offered through the School of Medicine).

Dr. Weinfurt conducts research on measuring patient-reported outcomes, medical decision making, and bioethics. In addition to conducting research, Dr. Weinfurt has taught undergraduate courses in introductory psychology, judgment and decision making, the psychology of medical decision making; and graduate courses in multivariate statistics and patient-reported outcomes research.

Areas of Expertise: Bioethics, Health Measurement, Health Services Research, and Health Behavior

Helfand, BT, Smith, AR, Lai, HH, Yang, CC, Gore, JL, Erickson, BA, Kreder, KJ, Cameron, AP, Weinfurt, KP, Griffith, JW, Lentz, A, Talaty, P, Andreev, VP, Kirkali, Z, and LURN, . "Prevalence and Characteristics of Urinary Incontinence in a Treatment Seeking Male Prospective Cohort: Results from the LURN Study." The Journal of Urology 200.2 (August 2018): 397-404. Full Text

Atallah, E, Schiffer, CA, Weinfurt, KP, Zhang, M-J, Radich, JP, Oehler, VG, Pinilla-Ibarz, J, Deininger, MWN, Lin, L, Larson, RA, Mauro, MJ, Moore, JO, Ritchie, EK, Shah, NP, Silver, RT, Wadleigh, M, Cortes, J, Thompson, J, Guhl, J, Horowitz, MM, and Flynn, KE. "Design and rationale for the life after stopping tyrosine kinase inhibitors (LAST) study, a prospective, single-group longitudinal study in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia." BMC cancer 18.1 (April 2, 2018): 359-. Full Text

Cameron, AP, Lewicky-Gaupp, C, Smith, AR, Helfand, BT, Gore, JL, Clemens, JQ, Yang, CC, Siddiqui, NY, Lai, HH, Griffith, JW, Andreev, VP, Liu, G, Weinfurt, K, Amundsen, CL, Bradley, CS, Kusek, JW, Kirkali, Z, and Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network Study Group, . "Baseline Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Patients Enrolled in LURN: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study." The Journal of urology 199.4 (April 2018): 1023-1031. Full Text

Eluri, S, Cross, RK, Martin, C, Weinfurt, KP, Flynn, KE, Long, MD, Chen, W, Anton, K, Sandler, RS, and Kappelman, MD. "Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Can Adversely Impact Domains of Sexual Function Such as Satisfaction with Sex Life." Digestive diseases and sciences (March 21, 2018). Full Text

Griffith, JW, Messersmith, EE, Gillespie, BW, Wiseman, JB, Flynn, KE, Kirkali, Z, Kusek, JW, Bavendam, T, Cella, D, Kreder, KJ, Nero, JJ, Corona, ME, Bradley, CS, Kenton, KS, Helfand, BT, Merion, RM, Weinfurt, KP, and LURN Study Group, . "Reasons for Seeking Clinical Care for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Mixed Methods Study." The Journal of urology 199.2 (February 2018): 528-535. Full Text

Dickert, NW, Eyal, N, Goldkind, SF, Grady, C, Joffe, S, Lo, B, Miller, FG, Pentz, RD, Silbergleit, R, Weinfurt, KP, Wendler, D, and Kim, SYH. "Reframing Consent for Clinical Research: A Function-Based Approach." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 17.12 (December 2017): 3-11. Full Text

DeLamater, JD, Weinfurt, KP, and Flynn, KE. "Patients' Conceptions of Terms Related to Sexual Interest, Desire, and Arousal." The Journal of Sexual Medicine 14.11 (November 2017): 1327-1335. Full Text

Weinfurt, KP, Bollinger, JM, Brelsford, KM, Bresciani, M, Lampron, Z, Lin, L, Topazian, RJ, and Sugarman, J. "Comparison of Approaches for Notification and Authorization in Pragmatic Clinical Research Evaluating Commonly Used Medical Practices." Medical care 55.11 (November 2017): 970-978. Full Text

Weinfurt, KP, Hernandez, AF, Coronado, GD, DeBar, LL, Dember, LM, Green, BB, Heagerty, PJ, Huang, SS, James, KT, Jarvik, JG, Larson, EB, Mor, V, Platt, R, Rosenthal, GE, Septimus, EJ, Simon, GE, Staman, KL, Sugarman, J, Vazquez, M, Zatzick, D, and Curtis, LH. "Pragmatic clinical trials embedded in healthcare systems: generalizable lessons from the NIH Collaboratory." Bmc Medical Research Methodology 17.1 (September 18, 2017): 144-null. Full Text

Beskow, LM, Lin, L, Dombeck, CB, Gao, E, and Weinfurt, KP. "Improving biobank consent comprehension: a national randomized survey to assess the effect of a simplified form and review/retest intervention." Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 19.5 (May 2017): 505-512. Full Text


Selected Grants

Duke CTSA (KL2) awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2018 to 2023

Duke CTSA (TL1) awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2018 to 2023

NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory - Coordinating Center awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2022

Dissemination and Implementation Science in Cardiovascular Outcomes (DISCO) awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2017 to 2022

Urinary Stone Disease Research Network: Scientific Data Research Center awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2016 to 2021

Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory - Coordinating Center awarded by National Institutes of Health (PD/PI). 2012 to 2019

Advancing the Measurement and Classification of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2019

Duke CTSA (UL1) awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2013 to 2018

Duke KURe Program awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2013 to 2018

Stopping Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in CML Patients (Stop-TKIs) awarded by Medical College of Wisconsin (Co-Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017