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

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Reliability and construct validity of PROMIS® measures for patients with heart failure who undergo heart transplant..” Qual Life Res, vol. 24, no. 11, Nov. 2015, pp. 2591–99. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s11136-015-1010-y. Full Text

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Development and Validation of a Single-Item Screener for Self-Reporting Sexual Problems in U.S. Adults..” J Gen Intern Med, vol. 30, no. 10, Oct. 2015, pp. 1468–75. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s11606-015-3333-3. Full Text

McKinney, Ross E., et al. “Use of altered informed consent in pragmatic clinical research..” Clin Trials, vol. 12, no. 5, Oct. 2015, pp. 494–502. Pubmed, doi:10.1177/1740774515597688. Full Text

Weinfurt, Kevin P., et al. “Development and Initial Validation of the PROMIS(®) Sexual Function and Satisfaction Measures Version 2.0..” J Sex Med, vol. 12, no. 9, Sept. 2015, pp. 1961–74. Pubmed, doi:10.1111/jsm.12966. Full Text

Beskow, Laura M., et al. “Informed consent for biobanking: consensus-based guidelines for adequate comprehension..” Genet Med, vol. 17, no. 3, Mar. 2015, pp. 226–33. Pubmed, doi:10.1038/gim.2014.102. Full Text

Havrilesky, Laura J., et al. “Patient preferences in advanced or recurrent ovarian cancer..” Cancer, vol. 120, no. 23, Dec. 2014, pp. 3651–59. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/cncr.28940. Full Text

Alexander, Angel M., et al. “Improving patients' understanding of terms and phrases commonly used in self-reported measures of sexual function..” J Sex Med, vol. 11, no. 8, Aug. 2014, pp. 1991–98. Pubmed, doi:10.1111/jsm.12599. Full Text

Sama, Preethi R., et al. “An evaluation of mobile health application tools..” Jmir Mhealth Uhealth, vol. 2, no. 2, May 2014. Pubmed, doi:10.2196/mhealth.3088. Full Text

Dickert, Neal W., et al. “Community consultation for prehospital research: experiences of study coordinators and principal investigators..” Prehosp Emerg Care, vol. 18, no. 2, Apr. 2014, pp. 274–81. Pubmed, doi:10.3109/10903127.2013.856503. Full Text

Lewis, Eldrin F., et al. “Impact of cardiovascular events on change in quality of life and utilities in patients after myocardial infarction: a VALIANT study (valsartan in acute myocardial infarction)..” Jacc Heart Fail, vol. 2, no. 2, Apr. 2014, pp. 159–65. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jchf.2013.12.003. Full Text