Adam Goode, PT, DPT, PhD

Dr. Adam Goode

Associate Professor

Phone: 919-681-6154

Office: Wing B, #209

Email: adam.goode@duke.edu

Dr. Goode is an epidemiologist and physical therapist with a focus in musculoskeletal epidemiology and health services research. He teaches research methods and statistical inference and mentors DPT students on their capstone scholarly projects.

His clinical interest is in the treatment of low back and cervical spine pain. His research interests are in lumbar spine degenerative changes, low back pain, and surgical outcomes and health services for cervical spine fusion.

Education

  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 2011

  • DPT, Duke University School of Medicine, 2005

  • BS, Natural Science, Mountain State University, 2002

  • AS, Physical Therapist Assistant, The College of West Virginia, 1999

Teaching

Evidence Based Practice I-III

Practice

Orthopedics, spine pain, chronic pain

Research

Dr. Goode is an Agency for Health Care Research and Quality K-12 Scholar focusing on comparative effectiveness research. His current project is conducting secondary data analysis of outcomes, costs and complications of anterior versus posterior approaches to cervical spine fusion. He has published on the relationship between individual radiographic features in the lumbar spine and clinical symptoms, biomarkers, and peripheral joint osteoarthritis.

Recent publications

Awards and honors

  • National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Award

  • National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (1st renewal) Aug. 2011 – July 2013

  • National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Award

  • National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Aug. 2009 – July 2011

  • Foundation for Physical Therapy PODS I Scholarship, 2009

  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Florence Kendall Scholarship, 2008

  • Dr. Joan Cornoni Huntley UNC School of Public Health Scholarship, 2007