Devon Karnes Check
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences

Devon Check, PhD is a health services researcher focused on understanding and overcoming barriers to the delivery of equitable, high-quality care for patients with cancer and other potentially life-limiting conditions.

Dr. Check received her PhD in Health Policy and Management from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Delivery Science at Kaiser Permanente Northern California.

Areas of Expertise: Implementation Science and Health Services Research

Current Research Interests

  • Cancer care
  • Palliative care
  • Serious illness care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Shared decision-making
  • Healthcare disparities
  • Quality measurement
  • Dissemination and Implementation Science
  • Healthcare system-partnered research

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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