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Thomas Roberts Kinney, MD

Wilburt C. Davison Professor of Pediatrics, in the School of Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Campus mail: 0901 Childrens Hlth Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-4443
Email address: kinne001@mc.duke.edu

For the past 15 years, Thomas R. Kinney, MD has focused his clinical research efforts on sickle cell. He has been a leader in the NIH funded multi-institutional collaborative study that began in 1978 to define the natural history of sickle cell disease. He also has played a pivotal role in the implementation and monitoring of the North Carolina Neonatal Hemoglobinopathy Screening Program. In 1993, he served as Co-Chairman of a Federal Panel convened by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research to develop guidelines for sickle cell screening programs.

Dr. Kinney currently serves as the Associate Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Pediatrics.

Education and Training

  • M.D., Duke University, 1970

Publications

Moser, F. G., S. T. Miller, J. A. Bello, C. H. Pegelow, R. A. Zimmerman, W. C. Wang, K. Ohene-Frempong, et al. “The spectrum of brain MR abnormalities in sickle-cell disease: a report from the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease..” Ajnr Am J Neuroradiol 17, no. 5 (May 1996): 965–72.

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Adams, D. M., W. H. Schultz, R. E. Ware, and T. R. Kinney. “Erythrocytapheresis can reduce iron overload and prevent the need for chelation therapy in chronically transfused pediatric patients..” J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 18, no. 1 (February 1996): 46–50. https://doi.org/10.1097/00043426-199602000-00009.

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Adams, D. M., T. R. Kinney, E. O’Branski-Rupp, and R. E. Ware. “High-dose oral dexamethasone therapy for chronic childhood idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura..” J Pediatr 128, no. 2 (February 1996): 281–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3476(96)70410-9.

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Koshy, M., S. J. Weiner, S. T. Miller, L. A. Sleeper, E. Vichinsky, A. K. Brown, Y. Khakoo, and T. R. Kinney. “Surgery and anesthesia in sickle cell disease. Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Diseases..” Blood 86, no. 10 (November 15, 1995): 3676–84.

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Falletta, J. M., G. M. Woods, J. I. Verter, G. R. Buchanan, C. H. Pegelow, R. V. Iyer, S. T. Miller, C. T. Holbrook, T. R. Kinney, and E. Vichinsky. “Discontinuing penicillin prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anemia. Prophylactic Penicillin Study II..” J Pediatr 127, no. 5 (November 1995): 685–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3476(95)70154-0.

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Ware, R. E., M. H. Steinberg, and T. R. Kinney. “Hydroxyurea: an alternative to transfusion therapy for stroke in sickle cell anemia..” Am J Hematol 50, no. 2 (October 1995): 140–43. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajh.2830500211.

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Strickland, D. K., R. E. Ware, and T. R. Kinney. “Pitfalls in newborn hemoglobinopathy screening: failure to detect beta(+)-thalassemia..” J Pediatr 127, no. 2 (August 1995): 304–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3476(95)70316-0.

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Frush, K., R. E. Ware, and T. R. Kinney. “Emergency department visits by children with sickle hemoglobinopathies: factors associated with hospital admission..” Pediatr Emerg Care 11, no. 1 (February 1995): 9–12. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006565-199502000-00003.

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Thompson, R. J., K. M. Gil, B. R. Keith, K. E. Gustafson, L. K. George, and T. R. Kinney. “Psychological adjustment of children with sickle cell disease: stability and change over a 10-month period..” J Consult Clin Psychol 62, no. 4 (August 1994): 856–856. https://doi.org/10.1037//0022-006x.62.4.856.

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Casey, J. R., T. R. Kinney, and R. E. Ware. “Acute splenic sequestration in the absence of palpable splenomegaly..” Am J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 16, no. 2 (May 1994): 181–82.

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