Christine M Everett

Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
Box 104780, Durham, NC 27710
christine.everett@duke.edu

Dr. Everett joined the faculty of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University in August 2013 and gained a secondary appointment in the Department of Population Health in 2018. Prior to joining the faculty, she worked clinically in emergency departments in rural Wisconsin. Prior to becoming a physician assistant (PA), Dr. Everett worked in research at the National Institutes of Health and public health policy at the Food and Drug Administration.

Dr. Everett’s current research initiatives focus on healthcare team design and the impact on patient, provider, and organizational outcomes. Recent work has focused on understanding the role of primary care PAs and nurse practitioners (NPs) and how they relate to outcomes for patients with diabetes. Her work has been published in a variety of journals including Health Affairs, Journal of Rural Health , Medical Care Research and Review, and BMC Family Practice. She completed the first comparative effectiveness study of primary care PAs and NPs and has become the first PA faculty in the US to receive grant funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Nationally, Christine has served on a range of governmental and non-governmental groups, including the Healthy People 2010 Workgroup, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Primary Care Team Workforce Models Workgroup, and the American Academy of Physician Assistant Research Council.  She is currently a member of the advisory board for the Center for Professionalism & Value in Healthcare and the Associate Editor for Research for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Education and Training

  • Johns Hopkins University, M.P.H. 1998
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, P.A.- C. 2007
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D. 2012

Publications

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Morgan P, Everett CM, Humeniuk KM, Valentin VL. Physician assistant specialty choice: Distribution, salaries, and comparison with physicians. Jaapa : Official Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2016 Jul;29(7):46-52. PubMed Central PMCID: 27306328.

Hooker RS, Kuilman L, Everett CM. Physician Assistant Job Satisfaction: A Narrative Review of Empirical Research. The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2015 Dec;26(4):176-186. PubMed PMID: 26599310. (Review)

Morgan P, Humeniuk KM, Everett CM. Facilitating Research in Physician Assistant Programs: Creating a Student-Level Longitudinal Database. The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2015 Sep;26(3):130-135. PubMed PMID: 26244470.

Morgan P, Everett C, Hing E. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians in community health centers, 2006-2010. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 2015 Jun;3(2):102-107. PubMed PMID: 26179731.

Thorpe CT, Johnson H, Dopp AL, Thorpe JM, Ronk K, Everett CM, Palta M, Mott DA, Chewning B, Schleiden L, Smith MA. Medication oversupply in patients with diabetes. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy : Rsap. 2015 May;11(3):382-400. PubMed Central PMCID: 25288448.

Freund T, Everett C, Griffiths P, Hudon C, Naccarella L, Laurant M. Skill mix, roles and remuneration in the primary care workforce: who are the healthcare professionals in the primary care teams across the world?. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2015 Mar;52(3):727-743. PubMed Central PMCID: 25577306.

Morgan P, Everett CM, Hing E. Time spent with patients by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in community health centers, 2006-2010. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 2014 Dec;2(4):232-237. PubMed PMID: 26250629.

Everett CM, Thorpe CT, Palta M, Carayon P, Gilchrist VJ, Smith MA. The roles of primary care PAs and NPs caring for older adults with diabetes. Jaapa : Official Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2014 Apr;27(4):45-49. PubMed Central PMCID: 24662258.

Everett CM, Hooker RS, Dehn RW. Commentaries on health services research.. Jaapa. 2014 Feb;27(2):54–5.

Everett C, Thorpe C, Palta M, Carayon P, Bartels C, Smith MA. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners perform effective roles on teams caring for Medicare patients with diabetes. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Nov;32(11):1942-1948. PubMed PMID: 24191084.

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