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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


Johnson, David P., Kanecia Zimmerman, Betty Staples, Kathleen A. McGann, Karen Frush, and David A. Turner. “Multicenter development, implementation, and patient safety impacts of a simulation-based module to teach handovers to pediatric residents.” Hosp Pediatr 5, no. 3 (March 2015): 154–59.

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Narayan, Aditee P., Shari A. Whicker, Betty B. Staples, Jack Bookman, Kathleen W. Bartlett, and Kathleen A. McGann. “Using an innovative curriculum evaluation tool to inform program improvement: the clinical skills fair.” J Grad Med Educ 6, no. 1 (March 2014): 133–38.

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Strachan, Ellie, and Betty Staples. “Masturbation.” Pediatr Rev 33, no. 4 (April 2012): 190–91.

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Desai, Melissa N., William C. Miller, Betty Staples, and Terrill Bravender. “Risk factors associated with overweight and obesity in college students.” J Am Coll Health 57, no. 1 (July 2008): 109–14.

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Staples, Betty, and Terrill Bravender. “Drug compliance in adolescents: assessing and managing modifiable risk factors.” Paediatr Drugs 4, no. 8 (2002): 503–13.

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