Christopher L. Edwards, PhD
Dr. Edwards' research focuses on psychoneuroendocrine issues related to chronic pain, neurocognitive decline in people with chronic illness, and recruitment methods for diverse populations. He is a community advocate for the promotion of minority health, and is a mentor for undergraduates, graduate students, and PhD and MD fellows.
- Asst Prof of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Asst Clinical Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University
- Medical Director, Biofeedback Laboratory and Pediatric Neurology Service
- Director, Chronic Pain Management Program, Duke University Medical Center
- PhD, 1997, University of Kentucky
- Edwards, C.L., Johnson, S., Goli, V., Byrd, G. (2005). Extending the science beyond medication: In response to "Treatment of Chronic pain in persons with Dementia: An Overview" by Robert N. Rubey. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 20(3), 139-140.
- Harrison, M.O., Edwards, C.L., Koenig, H.G., Bosworth, H.B., DeCastro, L. & Wood, M. (2005). Religiosity/Spirituality and Pain in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193(4), 250-257.
- Edwards, C.L., Feliu, M., Johnson, S., Webster, W., Bennett, G.G., Bishop, D., Samios, V., Ellison-Manuel, T., Martinez, S. (2005). The application of cognitive-behavioral techniques for the management of complicated and persistent gout pain. Ciencias de la Conducta, 20, 89-116.
- Bennett, G.G., Wolin, K.Y., Robinson, E., Fowler, S., Edwards, C.L. (2005). Perceived racial/ethnic harassment and tobacco use among African American young adults. American Journal of Public Health, 95(2), 238-240.
- Edwards, C.L. & Keefe, F. (2005). New directions in research on pain and ethnicity: A comment on Riley, Wade, Myers, Sheffield, Pappas, and Price (2002). Pain, 100, 211-212.
- Capital Dissemination
- Crediting the Community
- Engaging Minority Populations in Health Disparity Research
- Hiring Frontline People
- Interacting with Clinicians
- Learning from Recruitment Mistakes
- Terminating an RA
- The Question of Researcher Ethnicity
- Why Recruitment Fails