Gierisch, JM, Myers, ER, Schmit, KM, McCrory, DC, Coeytaux, RR, Crowley, MJ, Chatterjee, R, Kendrick, AS, and Sanders, GD. "Prioritization of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research for osteoarthritis." Annals of internal medicine 160, no. 12 (June 2014): 836-841.
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 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
- Duke CTSA (KL2)
- Duke CTSA (TL1)
- Comparison of Operative to Medical Endocrine Therapy (COMET) for Low Risk DCIS
- Duke University Medical Center (DUMC) Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Clinical Site
- Racial Differences in Treatment with Hysterectomy: a Multilevel Investigation
- Exploring factors related to racial disparities in ovarian cancer incidence and survival: the OCWAA consortium
- Exploring Value-Based Care from Various Perspectives
- 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
Gierisch, JM, and Myers, ER. "Oral contraceptive use and risk of cancer--response." Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 23, no. 4 (April 2014): 677-678. (Letter)
Crowley, MJ, McCrory, DC, Chatterjee, R, Gierisch, JM, Myers, ER, Schmit, KM, Coeytaux, RR, Correll, CU, Kendrick, AS, and Sanders, GD. "Prioritization of research addressing antipsychotics for adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder." Annals of internal medicine 160, no. 7 (April 2014): 492-498.
Gierisch, JM, Myers, ER, Schmit, KM, Crowley, MJ, McCrory, DC, Chatterjee, R, Coeytaux, RR, Kendrick, A, and Sanders, GD. "Prioritization of research addressing management strategies for ductal carcinoma in situ." Annals of Internal Medicine 160, no. 7 (April 2014): 484-491.
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 (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 (January 1, 2014): 300-308. (Review)
Myers, ER. "Outcomes of donor oocyte cycles in assisted reproduction." JAMA 310, no. 22 (December 11, 2013): 2403-2404.
Moorman, PG, Havrilesky, LJ, Gierisch, JM, Coeytaux, RR, Lowery, WJ, Peragallo Urrutia, R, Dinan, M, McBroom, AJ, Hasselblad, V, Sanders, GD, and Myers, ER. "Oral contraceptives and risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer among high-risk women: a systematic review and meta-analysis." J Clin Oncol 31, no. 33 (November 20, 2013): 4188-4198. (Review)
Havrilesky, LJ, Myers, ER, and Thomas, WL. "In reply." Obstet Gynecol 122, no. 5 (November 2013): 1114-. (Letter)
Havrilesky, LJ, Myers, ER, and Thomas, WL. "Oral Contraceptive Pills as Primary Prevention for Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Reply." OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 122, no. 5 (November 2013): 1114-1114.