Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

William Curry, MS, MD

William Curry, MS, MD

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Cancer Institute, Next-Generation Therapies
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Primary Health Care
  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • Physicians
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Health
  • Probiotics
  • Patient Participation
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Blood Pressure
  • Focus Groups
  • Education

Clinical Trials

Communication Preferences Related to Over Screening for Cancer Among Older Adults

Recent Publications


the Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians 2021, 'A comprehensive policy framework to understand and address disparities and discrimination in health and health care: A policy paper from the American college of physicians', Annals of internal medicine, vol. 174, no. 4, pp. 529-532.


Roy, S, Moss, JL, Rodriguez-Colon, SM, Shen, C, Cooper, JD, Lennon, RP, Lengerich, EJ, Adelman, A, Curry, W & Ruffin, MT 2020, 'Examining Older Adults’ Attitudes and Perceptions of Cancer Screening and Overscreening: A Qualitative Study', Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, vol. 11.
Riley, TD, Curry, WJ, Beck, MJ, Berg, A & Ruffin, MT 2020, 'Feasibility of nonanonymous burnout surveys in a large academic department', Family medicine, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 278-281.
Moss, JL, Roy, S, Shen, C, Cooper, JD, Lennon, RP, Lengerich, EJ, Adelman, A, Curry, W & Ruffin, MT 2020, 'Geographic Variation in Overscreening for Colorectal, Cervical, and Breast Cancer Among Older Adults', JAMA network open, vol. 3, no. 7, pp. e2011645.
Dominic, OG, Chinchilli, V, Wasserman, E, Curry, WJ, Kambic, DM, Caicedo, CH, Ramirez, AG, Ochoa, JA & Lengerich, EJ 2020, 'Impact of Social Support on Colorectal Cancer Screening among Adult Hispanics/Latinos: A Randomized Community-based Study in Central Pennsylvania', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 531-542.


Curry, WJ, Chambers, CE, Curry, GW & Curry, EW 2018, 'The art of delivering evidencebased dual antiplatelet therapy', Journal of Family Practice, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 758-766.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)