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, Kevin P., et al. “The Comprehensive Assessment of Self-Reported Urinary Symptoms: A New Tool for Research on Subtypes of Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms..” J Urol, vol. 201, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 1177–83. Pubmed, doi:10.1097/JU.0000000000000140. Full Text

Cella, David, et al. “PROMIS® Adult Health Profiles: Efficient Short-Form Measures of Seven Health Domains..” Value Health, vol. 22, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 537–44. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jval.2019.02.004. Full Text

Beskow, Laura M., and Kevin P. Weinfurt. “Exploring Understanding of "Understanding": The Paradigm Case of Biobank Consent Comprehension..” Am J Bioeth, vol. 19, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 6–18. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/15265161.2019.1587031. Full Text

Sugarman, Jeremy, et al. “Preventive Misconception and Risk Behaviors in a Multinational HIV Prevention Trial..” Ajob Empir Bioeth, vol. 10, no. 2, Apr. 2019, pp. 79–87. Pubmed, doi:10.1080/23294515.2019.1593257. Full Text

Dickert, Neal W., et al. “Emergency Consent: Patients' and Surrogates' Perspectives on Consent for Clinical Trials in Acute Stroke and Myocardial Infarction..” J Am Heart Assoc, vol. 8, no. 2, Jan. 2019. Pubmed, doi:10.1161/JAHA.118.010905. Full Text

Simon, Gregory E., et al. “Statistical Code for Clinical Research Papers..” Ann Intern Med, vol. 170, no. 1, Jan. 2019. Pubmed, doi:10.7326/L18-0613. Full Text

Andreev, Victor P., et al. “Symptom Based Clustering of Women in the LURN Observational Cohort Study..” J Urol, vol. 200, no. 6, Dec. 2018, pp. 1323–31. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.juro.2018.06.068. Full Text

Gensheimer, Sarah G., et al. “Oh, the Places We'll Go: Patient-Reported Outcomes and Electronic Health Records..” Patient, vol. 11, no. 6, Dec. 2018, pp. 591–98. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s40271-018-0321-9. Full Text

Ljungman, Lisa, et al. “Sexual dysfunction and reproductive concerns in young women with breast cancer: Type, prevalence, and predictors of problems..” Psychooncology, vol. 27, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 2770–77. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/pon.4886. Full Text

Eluri, Swathi, et al. “Correction to: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Can Adversely Impact Domains of Sexual Function Such as Satisfaction with Sex Life..” Dig Dis Sci, vol. 63, no. 10, Oct. 2018. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s10620-018-5250-x. Full Text


Bloom, Diane L., et al. “Reframing the conversation about contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: Preparing women for postsurgical realities..” Psychooncology, vol. 28, no. 2, 2019, pp. 394–400. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/pon.4955. Full Text

Reeve, Bryce B., et al. “Psychometric Evaluation of PROMIS Sexual Function and Satisfaction Measures in a Longitudinal Population-Based Cohort of Men With Localized Prostate Cancer..” J Sex Med, vol. 15, no. 12, 2018, pp. 1792–810. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2018.09.015. Full Text

Selected Grants

AUGS/DUKE UrogynCREST program awarded by National Institutes of Health (Course Faculty). 2019 to 2024

Duke KURe Program awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2013 to 2023

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

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

Decision Making for Critically Ill Infants awarded by (Mentor). 2018 to 2021