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Betty Boyd Staples, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Campus mail: CHC Room T0919, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-2356
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Graduate Medical Education
Eating Disorders

Education and Training

  • Fellow, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Duke University, 2001 - 2002
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1998 - 2001
  • M.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1998


Wilson, PM, Kemper, KJ, Schubert, CJ, Batra, M, Staples, BB, Serwint, JR, McClafferty, H, Mahan, JD, and Pediatric Resident Burnout and Resilience Study Consortium (PRBRSC), . "National Landscape of Interventions to Improve Pediatric Resident Wellness and Reduce Burnout." Academic pediatrics 17, no. 8 (November 2017): 801-804.

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Pelletier, J, Gbadegesin, R, and Staples, B. "Renal Tubular Acidosis." Pediatrics in Review 38, no. 11 (November 2017): 537-539.

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Bartlett, KW, Whicker, SA, Bookman, J, Narayan, AP, Staples, BB, Hering, H, and McGann, KA. "Milestone-Based Assessments Are Superior to Likert-Type Assessments in Illustrating Trainee Progression." Journal of graduate medical education 7, no. 1 (March 2015): 75-80.

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Johnson, DP, Zimmerman, K, Staples, B, McGann, KA, Frush, K, and Turner, DA. "Multicenter development, implementation, and patient safety impacts of a simulation-based module to teach handovers to pediatric residents." Hospital pediatrics 5, no. 3 (March 2015): 154-159.

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Strachan, E, and Staples, B. "Masturbation." Pediatrics in Review 33, no. 4 (2012): 190-191.

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Desai, MN, Miller, WC, Staples, B, and Bravender, T. "Risk factors associated with overweight and obesity in college students." Journal of American College Health 57, no. 1 (2008): 109-114.

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Staples, B, and Bravender, T. "Drug compliance in adolescents: Assessing and managing modifiable risk factors." Pediatric Drugs 4, no. 8 (2002): 503-513.