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

Weinfurt, K. P. “MacSidak: A SAS Macro That Generates Critical p Values for a Sidak Type I Error Control Procedure.” Applied Psychological Measurement, vol. 18, no. 3, Jan. 1994. Scopus, doi:10.1177/014662169401800311. Full Text

Bush, P. J., et al. “Families versus peers: Developmental influences on drug use from grade 4-5 to grade 7-8.” Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, vol. 15, no. 3, Jan. 1994, pp. 437–56. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0193-3973(94)90041-8. Full Text

Weinfurt, K. P. “Some uncertainty regarding uncertainty reduction.” Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, vol. 14, no. 2, Jan. 1994, pp. 193–99. Scopus, doi:10.1037/h0091362. Full Text