Linda Heskestad Harpole
Assistant Professor of Medicine

The general focus of my research is health services research, with specific attention to quality improvement and disease management strategies.

Techniques used include randomized controlled trials and total quality management. Current trials include the development, implementation and assessment via randomized controlled trial of a disease management program for a chronic headache patients. Another study in the final stages of data collection is a randomized controlled trial of a disease management program for elderly patients with depression.

Key words: headache, depression, health services research, quality improvement

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705
  • Duke Box 3228, Durham, NC 27710

Some information on this profile has been compiled automatically from Duke databases and external sources. (Our About page explains how this works.) If you see a problem with the information, please write to Scholars@Duke and let us know. We will reply promptly.