Kevin Phillip Weinfurt

Kevin Phillip Weinfurt

Professor in Population Health Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Georgetown University 1997


Kevin P. Weinfurt, PhD, is Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke University Medical Center and a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. He holds secondary appointment as a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Professor of  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, and a Faculty Associate of the Trent Center for the Study of Medical Humanities and Bioethics. Dr. Weinfurt also co-directs the Center for Health Measurement at Duke and 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, and the psychology of medical decision making; and graduate courses in multivariate statistics, patient-reported outcomes, and research ethics.

Areas of Expertise: Bioethics, Health Measurement, Health Services Research, and Health Behavior

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, p. e19. 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

Weinfurt, Kevin P., et al. “Accuracy of 30-day recall for components of sexual function and the moderating effects of gender and mood.J Sex Med, vol. 11, no. 3, Mar. 2014, pp. 678–96. Pubmed, doi:10.1111/jsm.12225. Full Text

Dickert, Neal W., et al. “Consulting communities when patients cannot consent: a multicenter study of community consultation for research in emergency settings.Crit Care Med, vol. 42, no. 2, Feb. 2014, pp. 272–80. Pubmed, doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182a27759. Full Text

Williams, Megan Scull, et al. “A comparison of cancer survivors from the PROMIS study selecting telephone versus online questionnaires.Psychooncology, vol. 22, no. 11, Nov. 2013, pp. 2632–35. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/pon.3330. Full Text

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

Weinfurt, Kevin P., et al. “Reasons for sexual inactivity in a US national survey of adults.” Quality of Life Research, vol. 22, SPRINGER, Oct. 2013.