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James Davis, MD

Dr. James Davis is the Medical Director for Duke Center for Smoking Cessation, Director of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program and Director of the Duke-UNC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program. Dr. Davis is a practicing Hospitalist (Internal Medicine)  and is a tobacco dependence instructor for the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke Psychiatry, and Family Practice Residency programs. His research has focused on development of mindfulness-based treatments for smoking cessation and he is currently principal investigator on an NIH funded clinical trial assessing “adaptive” quit smoking medication protocols and assessing the effectiveness of an the Duke Smoking Cessation Program. Dr. Davis is co-investigator on a trial assessing decision making in Lung Cancer Screening and several trials on the use of e-cigarettes as a treatment for smokers.  


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