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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

Kinney, T. R., R. E. Ware, W. H. Schultz, and H. C. Filston. “Long-term management of splenic sequestration in children with sickle cell disease..” The Journal of Pediatrics 117, no. 2 Pt 1 (August 1990): 194–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3476(05)80529-3.

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Herlong, J. R., R. E. Ware, and T. R. Kinney. “Escherichia coli osteomyelitis of the metacarpal bone in a child with sickle cell disease..” Pediatr Infect Dis J 9, no. 2 (February 1990): 144–46. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006454-199002000-00018.

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Ware, R., H. S. Friedman, T. R. Kinney, J. Kurtzberg, S. Chaffee, and J. M. Falletta. “Familial erythrophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: late relapse despite continuous high-dose VP-16 chemotherapy..” Med Pediatr Oncol 18, no. 1 (1990): 27–29. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpo.2950180106.

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Leikin, S. L., D. Gallagher, T. R. Kinney, D. Sloane, P. Klug, and W. Rida. “Mortality in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease..” Pediatrics 84, no. 3 (September 1989): 500–508.

Scholars@Duke

Rogers, Z. R., D. R. Powars, T. R. Kinney, W. D. Williams, and W. A. Schroeder. “Nonblack patients with sickle cell disease have African beta S gene cluster haplotypes..” Jama 261, no. 20 (May 26, 1989): 2991–94.

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Rogers, Z. R., D. R. Powars, T. R. Kinney, W. D. Williams, and W. A. Schroeder. “Nonblack Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Have African βs Gene Cluster Haplotypes.” Jama: The Journal of the American Medical Association 261, no. 20 (May 26, 1989): 2991–94. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.1989.03420200081042.

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ECKMAN, J. R., T. R. KINNEY, and M. S. HARRIS. “Newborn Screening for Hemoglobinopathies: Facilitation by a TASCS Force.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 565, no. 1 (January 1, 1989): 376–78. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.1989.tb24194.x.

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Schultz, W. H., R. Ware, H. C. Filston, and T. R. Kinney. “Prolonged use of an implantable central venous access system in a child with severe hemophilia..” J Pediatr 114, no. 1 (January 1989): 100–101. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3476(89)80612-2.

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Kinney, T. R., M. Sawtschenko, M. Whorton, J. Shearin, C. Stine, L. Hofman, R. Safko, T. Vitaglione, and R. E. Kaufman. “Techniques' comparison and report of the North Carolina experience.” Pediatrics 83, no. 5 SUPPL. (January 1, 1989): 843–48.

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Phillips, G., J. Hartman, T. R. Kinney, J. E. Sokal, and R. E. Kaufman. “Chronic granulocytic leukemia in a patient with sickle cell anemia..” Am J Med 85, no. 4 (October 1988): 567–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0002-9343(88)80100-1.

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