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Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D.

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Academic: 336-716-2357 | Department: 336-716-4101

Education & Training

  • B.S., Columbia University, 1973
  • M.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 1978
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 1991
Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D.

Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurology
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Stroke; Recovery of Function; Exercise Therapy; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Physical Therapy Modalities
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2357 | Department: 336-716-4101

Recent Publications

Concordance and discordance between measured and perceived balance and the effect on gait speed and falls following stroke. Liphart J, Gallichio J, Tilson JK, Pei Q, Wu SS, Duncan PW.. Clin Rehabil. 2016;30(3):294-302.

The effects of stroke type, locus, and extent on long-term outcome of gait rehabilitation: the LEAPS experience. Nadeau SE, Dobkin B, Wu SS, Pei Q, Duncan PW.. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2016;30(7):615-625.

HEART pathway accelerated diagnostic protocol implementation: prospective pre-post interrupted time series design and methods. Mahler SA, Burke GL, Duncan PW, Case LD, Herrington DM, Riley RF, Wells BJ, Hiestand BC, Miller CD.. JMIR Res Protoc. 2016;5(1):e10.

Dimensionality and item-difficulty hierarchy of the lower extremity Fugl-Meyer Assessment in individuals with subacute and chronic stroke. Balasubramanian CK, Li CY, Bowden MG, Duncan PW, Kautz SA, Velozo CA.. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016;97(4):582-589.e2.

Assessment of home-time after acute ischemic stroke in Medicare beneficiaries. Fonarow GC, Liang L, Thomas L, Xian Y, Saver JL, Smith EE, Schwamm LH, Peterson ED, Hernandez AF, Duncan PW, O'Brien EC, Bushnell C, Prvu Bettger J.. Stroke. 2016;47(3):836-842.

Preparing the next generation of physical therapists for transformative practice and population management: example from Macquarie University [editorial]. Dean CM, Duncan PW.. Phys Ther. 2016;96(3):272-274.

Comparison of frequency of frailty and severely impaired physical function in patients greater than or equal to 60 years hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure versus chronic stable heart failure with reduced and preserved. Reeves GR, Whellan DJ, Patel MJ, O'Connor CM, Duncan P, Eggebeen JD, Morgan TM, Hewston LA, Pastva AM, Kitzman DW.. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(12):1953-1958.

Reducing readmissions after stroke with a structured nurse practitioner/registered nurse transitional stroke program. Condon C, Lycan S, Duncan P, Bushnell C.. Stroke. 2016;47(6):1599-1604.

Predictors of 30-day hospital readmission following ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. Strowd RE, Wise SM, Umesi UN, Bishop L, Craig J, Lefkowitz D, Reynolds PS, Tegeler C, Arnan M, Duncan PW, Bushnell CD.. Am J Med Qual. 2015;30(5):441-446.

Impact of post-acute care setting on patients' days at home following a stroke [abstract]. Bettger JP, Liang L, Federspiel J, Xian Y, Thomas L, Duncan PW, Fonarow GC, Peterson E.. Gerontologist. 2015;55(Suppl 2):772.

Pragmatic trial of transitional care with early supported discharge: design and methodology [abstract]. Duncan PW, Bushnell C, Bettger JP.. Gerontologist. 2015;55(Suppl 2):277.

Adherence to accelerometry measurement of community ambulation poststroke. Barak S, Wu SS, Dai Y, Duncan PW, Behrman AL.. Phys Ther. 2014;94(1):101-110.

Initial readmissions data from a joint venture between an academic medical center and a national home health company [abstract]. Watkins FS, Williamson J, Craver K, Smith S, Duncan P.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(Suppl 1):S225-S226.

Prediction of responders for outcome measures of Locomotor Experience Applied Post Stroke trial. Dobkin BH, Nadeau SE, Behrman AL, Wu SS, Rose DK, Bowden M, Studenski S, Lu X, Duncan PW.. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2014;51(1):39-50.

A prospective test of the late effects of potentially antineuroplastic drugs in a stroke rehabilitation study. Nadeau SE, Lu X, Dobkin B, Wu SS, Dai YE, Duncan PW.. Int J Stroke. 2014;9(4):449-456.

The role of primary care providers in managing falls [invited commentary]. Demons JL, Duncan PW.. N C Med J. 2014;75(5):331-335.

Home-based interventions for postacute rehabilitation of walking recovery - the evidence and recommendations for translating the evidence into clinical practice [abstract]. Duncan P.. Int J Stroke. 2014;9(Suppl 3):4.

Likelihood of myocardial infarction during stroke rehabilitation preceded by cardiovascular screening and an exercise tolerance test: the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-Stroke (LEAPS) trial. Nadeau SE, Rose DK, Dobkin B, Wu SS, Dai YE, Schofield R, Duncan PW.. Int J Stroke. 2014;9(8):1097-1104.

Promoting neuroplasticity and recovery after stroke: future directions for rehabilitation clinical trials. Bowden MG, Woodbury ML, Duncan PW.. Curr Opin Neurol. 2013;26(1):37-42.

Preclinical cognitive impairment: a risk factor for rehospitalization [abstract]. Callahan K, Kritchevsky S, Yaffe K, Miller ME, Hire D, Ayonayon H, Cawthon P, Duncan P, Harris T, Rosano C, Satterfield S, Williamson J.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(Suppl 1):S106.

Trends in ADL and IADL disability in community-dwelling older adults in Shanghai, China, 1998-2008. Feng Q, Zhen Z, Gu D, Wu B, Duncan PW, Purser JL.. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2013;68(3):476-485.

Effects of task-specific and impairment-based training compared with usual care on functional walking ability after inpatient stroke rehabilitation: LEAPS Trial. Nadeau SE, Wu SS, Dobkin BH, Azen SP, Rose DK, Tilson JK, Cen SY, Duncan PW.. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2013;27(4):370-380.

Does exercise tolerance testing at 60 days poststroke predict rehabilitation performance?. Rose DK, Behrman AL, Nadeau SE, Martin AD, Schofield RS, Tilson JK, Cen SY, Lu X, Wu SS, Azen S, Duncan PW.. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013;94(7):1223-1229.

Rasch analysis staging methodology to classify upper extremity movement impairment after stroke. Woodbury ML, Velozo CA, Richards LG, Duncan PW.. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013;94(8):1527-1533.

Characterizing and identifying risk for falls in the LEAPS study: a randomized clinical trial of interventions to improve walking poststroke. Tilson JK, Wu SS, Cen SY, Feng Q, Rose DR, Behrman AL, Azen SP, Duncan PW.. Stroke. 2012;43(2):446-452.

Should body weight-supported treadmill training and robotic-assistive steppers for locomotor training trot back to the starting gate?. Dobkin BH, Duncan PW.. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2012;26(4):308-317.

Elderly hospitalized heart failure patients have profound impairments in physical function [abstract]. Reeves GR, Patel MJ, Whellan DJ, O'Connor CM, Eggebeen JD, Duncan P, Hewston LA, Pastva A, Adams S, Thohan V, Kitzman DW.. J Card Fail. 2012;18(8 Suppl 1):S98.

Transitional care after hospitalization for acute stroke or myocardial infarction: a systematic review. Bettger JP, Alexander KP, Dolor RJ, Olson DM, Kendrick AS, Wing L, Coeytaux RR, Graffagnino C, Duncan PW.. Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(6):407-416.

Rehabilitation of walking after stroke. Bowden MG, Embry AE, Perry LA, Duncan PW.. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2012;14(6):521-530.

Poststroke hypertension in Africa. Kaddumukasa M, Ddumba E, Duncan P, Goldstein LB.. Stroke. 2012;43(12):3402-3404.

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Professor, Neurology

Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D.

Pamela W. Duncan, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurology
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

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