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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

Thompson, R. J., K. M. Gil, K. E. Gustafson, L. K. George, B. R. Keith, A. Spock, and T. R. Kinney. “Stability and change in the psychological adjustment of mothers of children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis and sickle cell disease..” J Pediatr Psychol 19, no. 2 (April 1994): 171–88. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/19.2.171.

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Winter, S. S., T. R. Kinney, and R. E. Ware. “Gallbladder sludge in children with sickle cell disease.” The Journal of Pediatrics 125, no. 5 PART 1 (January 1, 1994): 747–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3476(06)80174-5.

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Olson, J. F., R. E. Ware, W. H. Schultz, and T. R. Kinney. “Hemoglobin C disease in infancy and childhood.” The Journal of Pediatrics 125, no. 5 PART 1 (January 1, 1994): 745–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3476(06)80173-3.

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Seward, D. P., R. E. Ware, and T. R. Kinney. “Hemoglobin sickle-Lepore: report of two siblings and review of the literature..” Am J Hematol 44, no. 3 (November 1993): 192–95. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajh.2830440310.

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Thompson, R. J., K. M. Gil, D. J. Burbach, B. R. Keith, and T. R. Kinney. “Psychological adjustment of mothers of children and adolescents with sickle cell disease: the role of stress, coping methods, and family functioning..” J Pediatr Psychol 18, no. 5 (October 1993): 549–59. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/18.5.549.

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Gil, K. M., R. J. Thompson, B. R. Keith, M. Tota-Faucette, S. Noll, and T. R. Kinney. “Sickle cell disease pain in children and adolescents: change in pain frequency and coping strategies over time..” Journal of Pediatric Psychology 18, no. 5 (October 1993): 621–37. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/18.5.621.

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Smith, J. A., and T. R. Kinney. “Sickle cell disease: screening and management in newborns and infants. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research..” Am Fam Physician 48, no. 1 (July 1993): 95–102.

Scholars@Duke

Stead, W. W., W. P. Bird, R. M. Califf, J. G. Elchlepp, W. E. Hammond, and T. R. Kinney. “The IAIMS at Duke University Medical Center: transition from model testing to implementation..” Md Comput 10, no. 4 (July 1993): 225–30.

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Thompson, R. J., K. M. Gil, D. J. Burbach, B. R. Keith, and T. R. Kinney. “Role of child and maternal processes in the psychological adjustment of children with sickle cell disease..” J Consult Clin Psychol 61, no. 3 (June 1993): 468–74. https://doi.org/10.1037//0022-006x.61.3.468.

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West, M. S., D. Wethers, J. Smith, and M. Steinberg. “Laboratory profile of sickle cell disease: a cross-sectional analysis. The Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease..” J Clin Epidemiol 45, no. 8 (August 1992): 893–909. https://doi.org/10.1016/0895-4356(92)90073-v.

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