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Jeffrey Michael Ferranti, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor in Community and Family Medicine
Professor in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Campus mail: 2424 Erwin Road - Hock Plaza, 12th Floor Room 12026, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-0521
Email address:

Data Warehousing and Health Analytics
- Healthcare Business Intelligence Methodologies
- Healthcare Data Warehousing
- Health Analytics
- Healthcare Information Exchange and Interoperability Standards
- Computerized Physician Order Entry Implementation and Analysis for Quality Improvement
- Web Services and Distributed Computing in Healthcare

Pediatric Informatics
- Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)in Pediatrics
- Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in Pediatrics
- Emerging Technologies in Neonatology
- Heathcare Data Standards and Taxonomies

Computerized Patient Safety Initiatives
- Voluntary Reporting Systems
- Computerized Adverse Drug Event (ADE) Surveillance
- Quality improvement metrics
- Patient Safety Event Ontologies

Education and Training

  • Neonatology Fellowship, Pediatrics, Duke University, 2003 - 2006
  • Pediatric Internship & Residency, Pediatrics, Duke University, 2000 - 2003
  • M.D., McGill University (Canada), 2000


Castleberry, AW, Clary, BM, Migaly, J, Worni, M, Ferranti, JM, Pappas, TN, and Scarborough, JE. "Resident education in the era of patient safety: a nationwide analysis of outcomes and complications in resident-assisted oncologic surgery." Ann Surg Oncol 20, no. 12 (November 2013): 3715-3724.

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Ferranti, JM, Gilbert, W, McCall, J, Shang, H, Barros, T, and Horvath, MM. "The design and implementation of an open-source, data-driven cohort recruitment system: the Duke Integrated Subject Cohort and Enrollment Research Network (DISCERN)." J Am Med Inform Assoc 19, no. e1 (June 2012): e68-e75.

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Shaw, RJ, and Ferranti, J. "Patient-provider internet portals--patient outcomes and use." Computers, Informatics, Nursing : Cin 29, no. 12 (December 2011): 714-718.

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Horvath, MM, Winfield, S, Evans, S, Slopek, S, Shang, H, and Ferranti, J. "The DEDUCE Guided Query tool: providing simplified access to clinical data for research and quality improvement." Journal of Biomedical Informatics 44, no. 2 (April 2011): 266-276.

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Ferranti, JM, Horvath, MM, Jansen, J, Schellenberger, P, Brown, T, DeRienzo, CM, and Ahmad, A. "Using a computerized provider order entry system to meet the unique prescribing needs of children: description of an advanced dosing model. (Published online)" BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11 (February 21, 2011): 14-.

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Maldonado, RS, Freedman, SF, Cotten, CM, Ferranti, JM, and Toth, CA. "Reversible retinal edema in an infant with neonatal hemochromatosis and liver failure." J AAPOS 15, no. 1 (February 2011): 91-93.

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Horvath, M, Levy, J, L'Engle, P, Carlson, B, Ahmad, A, and Ferranti, J. "Impact of health portal enrollment with email reminders on adherence to clinic appointments: a pilot study." Journal of Medical Internet Research 13, no. 2 (January 2011): e41-null.

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Cozart, H, Horvath, MM, Long, A, Whitehurst, J, Eckstrand, J, and Ferranti, J. "Culture counts--sustainable inpatient computerized surveillance across Duke University Health System." Qual Manag Health Care 19, no. 4 (October 2010): 282-291.

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Long, AL, Horvath, MM, Cozart, H, Eckstrand, J, Whitehurst, J, and Ferranti, J. "Tailoring adverse drug event surveillance to the paediatric inpatient." Qual Saf Health Care 19, no. 5 (October 2010): e40-.

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Whitehurst, JM, Cozart, H, Leonard, D, Schroder, J, Horvath, M, Avent, S, and Ferranti, J. "Tailoring "best-of-breed" safety classification for patient fall voluntary reporting." J Patient Saf 6, no. 3 (September 2010): 192-198.