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Anjni Patel Joiner

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Box 3096 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
2301 Erwin Road, Duke Hospital North, Box 3096, Durham, NC 27710


Anjni Joiner, DO, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Joiner serves as Medical Director of Prehospital Medicine at Duke University Hospital, overseeing the Emergency Medical Services section within the Department of Emergency Medicine. She also serves as the Medical Director for Durham County EMS, providing medical oversight to all county agencies, including EMS, first responders, and the Durham Emergency Call Center. In these roles, she strives to work collaboratively with community partners to provide care to underserved and underrepresented populations. These efforts include development of Community Paramedicine programs to address opioid use disorder in Durham Community through harm reduction techniques and partnering with organizations such as the City of Durham HEART team for unarmed police response.

Her research interests include injury prevention and trauma, development and strengthening of prehospital emergency care systems internationally, and improving access to care. Her current projects include a comprehensive assessment of the emergency care system in Moshi, Tanzania through a community needs and hospital capacity assessment and development of a prehospital emergency care system evaluation tool (PECSET) for underdeveloped EMS systems in South and Southeast Asia.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine · 2023 - Present Emergency Medicine, Clinical Science Departments
Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute · 2020 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Emory University · 2018 M.P.H.
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine · 2012 D.O.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2006 B.S.