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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 Reproductive Sciences in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Evidence Synthesis Group in the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and the Duke Cancer Institute.  I'm also the course director for CRP 259, "Decision Sciences in Clinical Research", in Duke's Clinical Research Training Program.

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

Goldie, SJ, Kim, JJ, and Myers, E. "Chapter 19: Cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening." Vaccine 24 Suppl 3 (August 31, 2006): S3/164-S3/170. (Review)

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Pollak, KI, Oncken, CA, Lipkus, IM, Peterson, BL, Swamy, GK, Pletsch, PK, Lyna, P, Namenek Brouwer, RJ, Fish, LJ, and Myers, ER. "Challenges and solutions for recruiting pregnant smokers into a nicotine replacement therapy trial." Nicotine & Tobacco Research 8, no. 4 (August 2006): 547-554.

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James, AH, Jamison, MG, Bushnell, CD, Biswas, MS, and Myers, ER. "Arterial thromboembolism in pregnancy: A United States population-based study." JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH 15, no. 6 (July 2006): 688-688.

Scholars@Duke

Myers, ER. "Acupuncture as adjunctive therapy in assisted reproduction: remaining uncertainties." Fertil Steril 85, no. 5 (May 2006): 1362-1363.

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Bidus, MA, Maxwell, GL, Kulasingam, S, Rose, GS, Elkas, JC, Chernofsky, M, and Myers, ER. "Cost-effectiveness analysis of liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening." Obstet Gynecol 107, no. 5 (May 2006): 997-1005.

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James, AH, Jamison, MG, Brancazio, LR, and Myers, ER. "Venous thromboembolism during pregnancy and the postpartum period: incidence, risk factors, and mortality." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 194, no. 5 (May 2006): 1311-1315.

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James, AH, Jamison, MG, Biswas, MS, Brancazio, LR, Swamy, GK, and Myers, ER. "Acute myocardial infarction in pregnancy: a United States population-based study." Circulation 113, no. 12 (March 13, 2006): 1564-1571.

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Kulasingam, SL, Myers, ER, Lawson, HW, McConnell, KJ, Kerlikowske, K, Melnikow, J, Washington, AE, and Sawaya, GF. "Cost-effectiveness of extending cervical cancer screening intervals among women with prior normal pap tests." Obstet Gynecol 107, no. 2 Pt 1 (February 2006): 321-328.

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Myers, ER, Bastian, LA, Havrilesky, LJ, Kulasingam, SL, Terplan, MS, Cline, KE, Gray, RN, and McCrory, DC. "Management of adnexal mass." Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep), no. 130 (February 2006): 1-145. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Legro, RS, Myers, ER, Barnhart, HX, Carson, SA, Diamond, MP, Carr, BA, Schlaff, WD, Coutifaris, C, McGovern, PG, Cataldo, NA, Steinkampf, MP, Nestler, JE, Gosman, G, Giudice, LC, and Leppert, PC. "Pregnancy in polycystic ovary syndrome (PPCOS) baseline characteristics: Effect of race and ethnicity on the PCOS phenotype." February 2006.

Scholars@Duke

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