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Douglas Wixted

Research Program Leader, Translational Population Health Research


Work Address

Chesterfield Building


Doug Wixted manages a number of strategic initiatives for Translational Population Health Research projects, including a focus on informatics, efficient and scalable infrastructure, and maximizing data quality and value. He worked with the MURDOCK Study from 2011 to 2013 and re-joined the Duke and MURDOCK family in December 2014 after a year at Quintiles, a global life science services firm headquartered in Research Triangle Park.

His professional experience spans a number of different clinical and healthcare research sectors, including patient and Investigator engagement strategies, digital recruitment and retention tactics, informatics and data management, clinical strategy and design of experiments and measures, regulatory affairs and medical writing. Mr. Wixted’s research interests include behavioral economics and person/patient empowerment as it relates to healthcare services and resulting data and information.

He earned a Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCI) from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in Durham and a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Science and Technology (ISAT) from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., where he concentrated in biotechnology with sector work in health systems and telecommunications.