Kevin Phillip Weinfurt

Kevin Phillip Weinfurt

Professor in Population Health Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Georgetown University 1997

Overview

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

Cameron, Anne P., et al. “Baseline Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Patients Enrolled in LURN: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study..” J Urol, vol. 199, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 1023–31. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.juro.2017.10.035. Full Text

Griffith, James W., et al. “Reasons for Seeking Clinical Care for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Mixed Methods Study..” The Journal of Urology, vol. 199, no. 2, Feb. 2018, pp. 528–35. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.juro.2017.07.067. Full Text

Dickert, Neal W., et al. “Reframing Consent for Clinical Research: A Function-Based Approach..” Am J Bioeth, vol. 17, no. 12, Dec. 2017, pp. 3–11. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/15265161.2017.1388448. Full Text

Weinfurt, Kevin P., et al. “Comparison of Approaches for Notification and Authorization in Pragmatic Clinical Research Evaluating Commonly Used Medical Practices..” Med Care, vol. 55, no. 11, Nov. 2017, pp. 970–78. Pubmed, doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000000762. Full Text

DeLamater, John D., et al. “Patients' Conceptions of Terms Related to Sexual Interest, Desire, and Arousal..” J Sex Med, vol. 14, no. 11, Nov. 2017, pp. 1327–35. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.09.009. Full Text

Weinfurt, Kevin P., et al. “Pragmatic clinical trials embedded in healthcare systems: generalizable lessons from the NIH Collaboratory..” Bmc Med Res Methodol, vol. 17, no. 1, Sept. 2017. Pubmed, doi:10.1186/s12874-017-0420-7. Full Text

Beskow, Laura M., et al. “Improving biobank consent comprehension: a national randomized survey to assess the effect of a simplified form and review/retest intervention..” Genet Med, vol. 19, no. 5, May 2017, pp. 505–12. Pubmed, doi:10.1038/gim.2016.157. Full Text

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Assessment of vulvar discomfort with sexual activity among women in the United States..” Am J Obstet Gynecol, vol. 216, no. 4, Apr. 2017, pp. 391.e1-391.e8. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2016.12.006. Full Text

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Sexual function and satisfaction among heterosexual and sexual minority U.S. adults: A cross-sectional survey..” Plos One, vol. 12, no. 4, 2017. Pubmed, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174981. Full Text Open Access Copy

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Selected Grants

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

Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory -Empirical Ethics Supplement awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2012 to 2017

ENHANCING THE BIOBANKING INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS TO IMPROVE COMPREHENSION awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2017

Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (U01) Supplement awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2017

Li Lin support from MCW awarded by Medical College of Wisconsin (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016

Validating and Extending the PROMIS Sexual Function Measure for Clinical Research awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2015

PREMIS: Preventive Misconception in HIV Prevention Trials awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2014

Assessing the Use and Understanding of Certificates of Confidentiality awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2010 to 2013

CTSA UL awarded by National Institutes of Health (Investigator). 2006 to 2012

Understanding Patient Expectations of Treatment Outcomes awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2011

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