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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

Jewell, EL, Smrtka, M, Broadwater, G, Valea, F, Davis, DM, Nolte, KC, Valea, R, Myers, ER, and Havrilesky, LJ. "Preference-based utility scores for adverse events associated with the treatment of gynecologic cancers." Int J Gynecol Cancer 23, no. 6 (July 2013): 1158-1166.

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Secord, AA, Barnett, JC, Ledermann, JA, Peterson, BL, Myers, ER, and Havrilesky, LJ. "Cost-effectiveness of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation testing to target PARP inhibitor use in platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer." Int J Gynecol Cancer 23, no. 5 (June 2013): 846-852.

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Havrilesky, LJ, Gierisch, JM, Moorman, PG, Coeytaux, RR, Urrutia, RP, Lowery, WJ, Dinan, M, McBroom, AJ, Wing, L, Musty, MD, Lallinger, KR, Hasselblad, V, Sanders, GD, and Myers, ER. "Oral contraceptive use for the primary prevention of ovarian cancer." Evidence report/technology assessment, no. 212 (June 2013): 1-514. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Luley, T, Fitzpatrick, CB, Grotegut, CA, Hocker, MB, Myers, ER, and Brown, HL. "Perinatal implications of motor vehicle accident trauma during pregnancy: identifying populations at risk." Am J Obstet Gynecol 208, no. 6 (June 2013): 466.e1-466.e5.

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Brezina, PR, Shah, AA, Myers, ER, Huang, A, and DeCherney, AH. "How Obamacare Will Impact Reproductive Health." SEMINARS IN REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE 31, no. 3 (May 2013): 189-197.

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Kulasingam, SL, Havrilesky, LJ, Ghebre, R, and Myers, ER. "Screening for cervical cancer: a modeling study for the US Preventive Services Task Force." Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease 17, no. 2 (April 2013): 193-202.

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Moorman, PG, Leppert, P, Myers, ER, and Wang, F. "Comparison of characteristics of fibroids in African American and white women undergoing premenopausal hysterectomy." Fertil Steril 99, no. 3 (March 1, 2013): 768-776.e1.

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Clark, LR, Myers, ER, Huh, W, Joura, EA, Paavonen, J, Perez, G, James, MK, Sings, HL, Haupt, RM, Saah, AJ, and Garner, EIO. "Clinical trial experience with prophylactic human papillomavirus 6/11/16/18 vaccine in young black women." Journal of Adolescent Health 52, no. 3 (2013): 322-329.

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Moorman, PG, Leppert, P, Myers, ER, and Wang, F. "Comparison of characteristics of fibroids in African American and white women undergoing premenopausal hysterectomy." Fertility and Sterility 99, no. 3 (2013): 768-776.e1.

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Weidner, AC, Wu, JM, Kawasaki, A, and Myers, ER. "Computer modeling informs study design: Vaginal estrogen to prevent mesh erosion after different routes of prolapse surgery." International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 24, no. 3 (2013): 441-445.

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