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

Denicoff, Andrea M., et al. “The National Cancer Institute-American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Trial Accrual Symposium: summary and recommendations..” J Oncol Pract, vol. 9, no. 6, Nov. 2013, pp. 267–76. Pubmed, doi:10.1200/JOP.2013.001119. Full Text

Piña, Ileana L., et al. “Hemoglobin, exercise training, and health status in patients with chronic heart failure (from the HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial)..” Am J Cardiol, vol. 112, no. 7, Oct. 2013, pp. 971–76. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.05.033. Full Text

Check, Devon K., et al. “Use of central institutional review boards for multicenter clinical trials in the United States: a review of the literature..” Clin Trials, vol. 10, no. 4, Aug. 2013, pp. 560–67. Pubmed, doi:10.1177/1740774513484393. Full Text

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Participants' perspectives on safety monitoring in clinical trials..” Clin Trials, vol. 10, no. 4, Aug. 2013, pp. 552–59. Pubmed, doi:10.1177/1740774513484394. Full Text

Weinfurt, K. P. “Understanding What Participants in Empirical Bioethical Studies Mean: Historical Cautions From William James and Ludwig Wittgenstein.” Ajob Primary Research, vol. 4, no. 3, July 2013, pp. 49–54. Scopus, doi:10.1080/21507716.2013.807893. Full Text

Meropol, Neal J., et al. “A Web-based communication aid for patients with cancer: the CONNECT Study..” Cancer, vol. 119, no. 7, Apr. 2013, pp. 1437–45. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/cncr.27874. Full Text

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Construct validity of the PROMIS® sexual function and satisfaction measures in patients with cancer..” Health Qual Life Outcomes, vol. 11, Mar. 2013. Pubmed, doi:10.1186/1477-7525-11-40. Full Text

Kamble, Shital, et al. “Patient time costs associated with sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy for type 1 diabetes: results from the STAR 3 randomized trial..” Med Decis Making, vol. 33, no. 2, Feb. 2013, pp. 215–24. Pubmed, doi:10.1177/0272989X12464824. Full Text

Flynn, Kathryn E., et al. “Development of the NIH PROMIS ® Sexual Function and Satisfaction measures in patients with cancer..” J Sex Med, vol. 10 Suppl 1, Feb. 2013, pp. 43–52. Pubmed, doi:10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02995.x. Full Text

Weinfurt, Kevin P., et al. “Talking with patients about dying..” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 368, no. 5, Jan. 2013. Epmc, doi:10.1056/nejmc1214249. Full Text