Ryser, MD, Myers, ER, and Durrett, R. "HPV clearance and the neglected role of stochasticity." PLoS Computational Biology 11, no. 3 (March 13, 2015): e1004113-.
Evan Robert Myers, MD
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
- Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
- Comparison of Operative to Medical Endocrine Therapy (COMET) for Low Risk DCIS
- Translational Research in Surgical Oncology
- Duke University Medical Center (DUMC) Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Clinical Site
- Which palliative care quality measures improve patient-centered outcomes?
- Exploring Value-Based Care from Various Perspectives
- Duke KURe Program
- Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium
- Optimizing Lupus Management in Pregnancy
- Molecular Methods to Improve Cervical Cancer Screening in HIV+ Women
- Value of Information Analysis: PCORnet Aspirin Maintenance Doseage Trial
- UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Training Program
- Topic Refinement 2015
- PCORI_Triage and FR Prioritization - Amendment #3
- Smoking Resumption-Prevention in Postpartum Women
- Pregnancy and Response to Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa
- Translational Research in Pelvic Floor Disorders
- Oral Contraceptive Use for the Primary Prevention of Ovarian Cancer
- EPC: Postpartum Depression
- Effectiveness of a Vaccination Program in the Community ObGyn Setting
- Ovarian Failure Among Hysterectomized Women
- Addressing Birth Defect Prevention in Women Veterans
- Effectiveness and Efficiency of Assisted Reproductive Technology
- Decision Analysis on Screening for Cervical Cancer
- An interdisciplinary use of models for cancer prevention
- Testing Pharmacological Therapies for Pregnant Smokers
- Cooperative Multi-Center Reproductive Medicine Network
- Genomics Tests for Ovarian Cancer Detection and Management
- Mentored Clinical Research Scholar Program
- Management of Adnexal Mass
- Duke's Center for Muslim Women's Health
- The Obstetrics and Gynecology Risk Group
- Partner Assisted Interventions For Pregnant Smokers
- Management of Post-Term Pregnancy
- Management of Uterine Fibroids
- Risk Adjustment Methods For Complications Of Hysterectomy
Cohn, DE, Barnett, JC, Wenzel, L, Monk, BJ, Burger, RA, Straughn, JM, Myers, ER, and Havrilesky, LJ. "A cost-utility analysis of NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group Protocol 218: Incorporating prospectively collected quality-of-life scores in an economic model of treatment of ovarian cancer." Gynecologic Oncology 136, no. 2 (February 1, 2015): 293-299.
Cohn, DE, Barnett, JC, Wenzel, L, Monk, BJ, Burger, RA, Straughn, JM, Myers, ER, and Havrilesky, LJ. "A cost-utility analysis of NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group Protocol 218: incorporating prospectively collected quality-of-life scores in an economic model of treatment of ovarian cancer." Gynecologic oncology 136, no. 2 (February 2015): 293-299.
Havrilesky, LJ, Dinan, M, Sfakianos, GP, Curtis, LH, Barnett, JC, Van Gorp, T, and Myers, ER. "Costs, effectiveness, and workload impact of management strategies for women with an adnexal mass." Journal of the National Cancer Institute 107, no. 1 (January 2015): 322-.
Naleway, AL, Weinmann, S, Krishnarajah, G, Arondekar, B, Fernandez, J, Swamy, G, and Myers, E. "Pregnancy after treatment for cervical cancer precursor lesions in a retrospective matched cohort." PloS one 10, no. 2 (January 2015): e0117525-.
Hicklin, K, Ivy, JS, Myers, ER, Kulkarni, V, and Viswanathan, M. "Simulation of labor: A study of the relationship between cesarean section rates and the time spent in labor." January 1, 2015.
Legro, RS, Chen, G, Kunselman, AR, Schlaff, WD, Diamond, MP, Coutifaris, C, Carson, SA, Steinkampf, MP, Carr, BR, McGovern, PG, Cataldo, NA, Gosman, GG, Nestler, JE, Myers, ER, Zhang, H, Foulds, J, and Reproductive Medicine Network, . "Smoking in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome: baseline validation of self-report and effects on phenotype." Human reproduction (Oxford, England) 29, no. 12 (December 2014): 2680-2686.
Joura, EA, Ault, KA, Bosch, FX, Brown, D, Cuzick, J, Ferris, D, Garland, SM, Giuliano, AR, Hernandez-Avila, M, Huh, W, Iversen, O-E, Kjaer, SK, Luna, J, Miller, D, Monsonego, J, Munoz, N, Myers, E, Paavonen, J, Pitisuttithum, P, Steben, M, Wheeler, CM, Perez, G, Saah, A, Luxembourg, A, Sings, HL, and Velicer, C. "Attribution of 12 high-risk human papillomavirus genotypes to infection and cervical disease." Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 23, no. 10 (October 2014): 1997-2008.
Grotegut, CA, Kuklina, EV, Anstrom, KJ, Heine, RP, Callaghan, WM, Myers, ER, and James, AH. "Factors associated with the change in prevalence of cardiomyopathy at delivery in the period 2000-2009: a population-based prevalence study." BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology 121, no. 11 (October 2014): 1386-1394.
Ekwueme, DU, Uzunangelov, VJ, Hoerger, TJ, Miller, JW, Saraiya, M, Benard, VB, Hall, IJ, Royalty, J, Li, C, and Myers, ER. "Impact of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program on cervical cancer mortality among uninsured low-income women in the U.S., 1991-2007." American journal of preventive medicine 47, no. 3 (September 2014): 300-308.