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Evan Robert Myers, MD

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Walter L. Thomas Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the School of Medicine
Campus Mail: 244 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-0296
Email: evan.myers@duke.edu

My research interests are broadly in the application of quantitative methods, especially mathematical modeling and decision analysis, to problems in women's health. Recent and current activities include integration of simulation modeling and systematic reviews to inform decisions surrounding cervical, ovarian, and breast cancer prevention and control, screening for postpartum depression, and management of uterine fibroids.    We are also engaged in exploring methods for integrating guidelines development and research prioritization.    In addition, I have ongoing collaborations using the tools of decision analysis with faculty in other clinical areas  Research is conducted through the Division of Clinical and Epidemiological Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Evidence Synthesis Group in the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and the Duke Cancer Institute.

Education and Training

  • Associate, Ob/Gyn, Duke University, 1992 - 1994
  • House Staff - Resident, Ob/Gyn, Duke University, 1988 - 1992
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Foote, JR, Lopez-Acevedo, M, Buchanan, AH, Secord, AA, Lee, PS, Fountain, C, Myers, ER, Cohn, DE, Reed, SD, and Havrilesky, LJ. "Cost Comparison of Genetic Testing Strategies in Women With Epithelial Ovarian Cancer." Journal of Oncology Practice 13, no. 2 (February 2017): e120-e129.

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Foote, JR, Lopez-Acevedo, M, Buchanan, AH, Secord, AA, Lee, PS, Fountain, C, Myers, ER, Cohn, DE, Reed, SD, and Havrilesky, LJ. "Cost Comparison of Genetic Testing Strategies in Women With Epithelial Ovarian Cancer." Journal of oncology practice 13, no. 2 (February 2017): e120-e129.

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Kamal, AH, Bull, JH, Swetz, KM, Wolf, SP, Shanafelt, TD, and Myers, ER. "Future of the Palliative Care Workforce: Preview to an Impending Crisis." The American journal of medicine 130, no. 2 (February 2017): 113-114.

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Castellsagué, X, Ault, KA, Bosch, FX, Brown, D, Cuzick, J, Ferris, DG, Joura, EA, Garland, SM, Giuliano, AR, Hernandez-Avila, M, Huh, W, Iversen, O-E, Kjaer, SK, Luna, J, Monsonego, J, Muñoz, N, Myers, E, Paavonen, J, Pitisuttihum, P, Steben, M, Wheeler, CM, Perez, G, Saah, A, Luxembourg, A, Sings, HL, and Velicer, C. "Human papillomavirus detection in cervical neoplasia attributed to 12 high-risk human papillomavirus genotypes by region." Papillomavirus Research 2 (December 2016): 61-69.

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Pollak, KI, Fish, LJ, Lyna, P, Peterson, BL, Myers, ER, Gao, X, Swamy, GK, Brown-Johnson, A, Whitecar, P, Bilheimer, AK, and Pletsch, PK. "Efficacy of a Nurse-Delivered Intervention to Prevent and Delay Postpartum Return to Smoking: The Quit for Two Trial." Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 18, no. 10 (October 2016): 1960-1966.

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Dottino, JA, Hasselblad, V, Secord, AA, Myers, ER, Chino, J, and Havrilesky, LJ. "Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device as an Endometrial Cancer Prevention Strategy in Obese Women: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis." Obstetrics and gynecology 128, no. 4 (October 2016): 747-753.

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Pal, L, Zhang, H, Williams, J, Santoro, NF, Diamond, MP, Schlaff, WD, Coutifaris, C, Carson, SA, Steinkampf, MP, Carr, BR, McGovern, PG, Cataldo, NA, Gosman, GG, Nestler, JE, Myers, E, Legro, RS, and Reproductive Medicine Network, . "Vitamin D Status Relates to Reproductive Outcome in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Secondary Analysis of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial." The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 101, no. 8 (August 2016): 3027-3035.

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Gayer, CC, Crowley, MJ, Lawrence, WF, Gierisch, JM, Gaglio, B, Williams, JW, Myers, ER, Kendrick, A, Slutsky, J, and Sanders, GD. "An overview and discussion of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's decision aid portfolio." Journal of comparative effectiveness research 5, no. 4 (July 2016): 407-415.

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Myers, ER. "Systematic reviews of observational studies: evaluating evidence quality." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 215, no. 1 (July 2016): 1-3.

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Myers, ER. "When can we be sure an intervention is cost-effective?." BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology 123, no. 7 (June 2016): 1221-.

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