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Ryan Shaw

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
311 Trent Dr., Office 2286, Durham, NC 27710
307 Trent Dr., DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710


I lead teams that discover how to integrate patient generated health data and emerging technologies into novel care delivery models for patients with complex chronic illnesses. This includes data from wearables, sensors and devices that monitor and augment patient care and interface with electronic health records (EHRs). With these tools I engineer equitable care models that capitalize on the growing digital health infrastructure of health systems and society.

My program of research is funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as previously by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), among others.

As the Director of Duke University School of Nursing's Health Innovation Lab, located adjacent to Duke Hospital, I oversee a space for entrepreneurship, product development and testing, as well as modeling and evaluating care delivery processes.

Additionally, I teach classes in health informatics and research methods, and mentor students to become the next generation of health scientists and clinicians.

I currently co-lead two NIH-funded clinical trials:
EXTEND (grant R01NR019594):
Log2lose (grant: U24HL150227):

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing · 2020 - Present School of Nursing
Member of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine · 2014 - Present The Precision Medicine Program, Medicine
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship · 2018 - Present Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Initiatives
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society · 2019 - Present Duke Science & Society, Initiatives

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University, School of Nursing · 2012 Ph.D.