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Jeffrey Michael Ferranti, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
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, Anthony W., Bryan M. Clary, John Migaly, Mathias Worni, Jeffrey M. Ferranti, Theodore N. Pappas, and John E. Scarborough. “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): 3715–24.

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Ferranti, Jeffrey M., William Gilbert, Jonathan McCall, Howard Shang, Tanya Barros, and Monica M. Horvath. “The design and implementation of an open-source, data-driven cohort recruitment system: the Duke Integrated Subject Cohort and Enrollment Research Network (DISCERN)..” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : Jamia 19, no. e1 (June 2012): e68–75.

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Shaw, Ryan J., and Jeffrey Ferranti. “Patient-provider internet portals--patient outcomes and use..” Computers, Informatics, Nursing : Cin 29, no. 12 (December 2011): 714–18.

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Horvath, Monica, Janet Levy, Pete L’Engle, Boyd Carlson, Asif Ahmad, and Jeffrey Ferranti. “Impact of health portal enrollment with email reminders on adherence to clinic appointments: a pilot study..” J Med Internet Res 13, no. 2 (May 26, 2011).

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Horvath, Monica M., Stephanie Winfield, Steve Evans, Steve Slopek, Howard Shang, and Jeffrey Ferranti. “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): 266–76.

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Maldonado, Ramiro S., Sharon F. Freedman, C Michael Cotten, Jeffrey M. Ferranti, and Cynthia A. Toth. “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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Ferranti, Jeffrey M., Monica M. Horvath, Jeanette Jansen, Patricia Schellenberger, Tres Brown, Christopher M. DeRienzo, and Asif Ahmad. “Using a computerized provider order entry system to meet the unique prescribing needs of children: description of an advanced dosing model..” Bmc Medical Informatics and Decision Making 11 (January 2011).

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Cozart, Heidi, Monica M. Horvath, Andrea Long, Julie Whitehurst, Julie Eckstrand, and Jeffrey Ferranti. “Culture counts--sustainable inpatient computerized surveillance across Duke University Health System..” Quality Management in Health Care 19, no. 4 (October 2010): 282–91.

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Long, Andrea L., Monica M. Horvath, Heidi Cozart, Julie Eckstrand, Julie Whitehurst, and Jeffrey Ferranti. “Tailoring adverse drug event surveillance to the paediatric inpatient..” Quality & Safety in Health Care 19, no. 5 (October 2010).

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Whitehurst, Julie M., Heidi Cozart, Dave Leonard, John Schroder, Monica Horvath, Susan Avent, and Jeffrey Ferranti. “Tailoring "best-of-breed" safety classification for patient fall voluntary reporting..” Journal of Patient Safety 6, no. 3 (September 2010): 192–98.