Office Assistant: Tonya Kimrey
Office Phone: 919-445-6806
Appointments: (984) 974-4462
Specialty Areas: Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Chronology: BA Magna Cum Laude: Davidson College, 1997; MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2001; Intern and Resident: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, 2001-2005; Primary Care Research Fellow: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2005-2007; MPH: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2007; Assistant Professor: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2007-2013; Associate Professor: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2013-present; Co-Director: RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center, 2012-present; Director: Program on Medical Practice and Prevention, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 2013-present; Section Chief for Research, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2014-present; Deputy Director for Research: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2016-present.
Dr. Jonas’ areas of expertise include preventive services, unhealthy alcohol use, evidence-based medicine, pharmacogenomics, and individualized therapy. He has led systematic evidence reviews and meta-analyses for the Effective Healthcare Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). He has published meta-analyses evaluating a variety of clinical preventive services and has published comparative effectiveness reviews on medications for alcohol use disorders and other chronic conditions. Dr. Jonas has evaluated patient time costs for healthcare-related activities and their impact on cost-effectiveness analyses. He has evaluated a variety of genetic tests, and led a trial assessing genotype-guided warfarin dosing for patients starting anticoagulation therapy.
Jonas DE, Reddy S, Middleton JC, Barclay C, Green J, Baker C, Asher GN. Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Resting or Exercise Electrocardiography: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2018; 319(22): 2315-2328. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.6897
Jonas DE, Ferrari RM, Wines RC, Vuong KT, Cotter A, Harris RP. Evaluating Evidence on Intermediate Outcomes: Considerations for Groups Making Healthcare Recommendations. Am J Prev Med 2018;54(1S1):S38–S52.
Jonas DE, Amick HR, Wallace IF, Feltner C, Vander Schaaf EB, Brown CL, Baker C. Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2017; 318(9): 845-858. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.9900
Jonas DE, Amick HR, Feltner C, Palmieri Weber R, Arvanitis M, Stine A, Lux L, Harris RP. Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2017; 317(4): 415-433. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19635
Jonas DE, Miller T, Ratner S, McGuirt B, Golin CE, Grodensky C, Sturkie E, Kinley J, Dale M, Pignone M. Implementation and Quality Improvement of a Screening and Counseling Program for Unhealthy Alcohol Use in an Academic General Internal Medicine Practice. Journal for Healthcare Quality. Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 15–27. Jan/Feb 2017. doi: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000069
Kahwati LC, Feltner C, Halpern M, Woodell CL, Boland E, Amick HR, Weber RP, Jonas DE. Primary Care Screening and Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2016; 316 (9): 970-983. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10357
Jonas DE, Feltner C, Amick HR, Sheridan S, Zheng ZJ, Watford DJ, Carter JL, Rowe CJ, Harris RP. Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2014; 161: 336-346. doi:10.7326/M14-0530.
Jonas DE, Amick HR, Feltner C, Bobashev G, Thomas K, Wines R, Kim MM, Shanahan E, Gass CE, Rowe CJ, Garbutt JC. Pharmacotherapy for Adults with Alcohol Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2014; 311(18):1889-1900. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.3628
Jonas DE, Evans JP, McLeod H, Brode S, Lange LA, Young ML, Shilliday BB, Bardsley MM, Swinton-Jenkins NJ, Weck KE. Impact of Genotype-Guided Dosing on Anticoagulation Visits for Adults Starting Warfarin: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pharmacogenomics. 2013 Oct; 14(13): 1593-1603. DOI 10.2217/pgs.13.145.
Jonas DE, Garbutt JC, Amick HR, Brown JM, Brownley KA, Council CL, Viera AJ, Wilkins TM, Schwartz CJ, Richmond EM, Yeatts J, Evans TS, Wood SD, Harris RP. Behavioral Counseling After Screening for Alcohol Misuse in Primary Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Sep 25. Doi:10.7326/00003-4819-157-9-201211060-00544. [Epub ahead of print]