R W Curry

R W Curry, MD

Professor Emeritus

Department: MD-CHFM-GEN ADMINISTRATION
Business Phone: (352) 514-1945
Business Email: curryrw@ufl.edu

About R W Curry

R. WHIT CURRY, Jr., M.D., received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, followed by his medical degree from Duke University Medical School in 1971. He completed  training in internal medicine at Stanford University Medical Center and became board-certified in  internal medicine in 1974. After spending two years in the National Health Service Corps, he  completed a fellowship in family medicine at UF and became board-certified in family medicine in 1979. Curry has been a faculty member with the UF department of community health and family medicine since 1977 and was appointed chairman in 1992.

He has won numerous teaching awards, including Teacher of the Year, and has been listed in The Best Doctors in America  since 1995. He has received certificates of recognition from the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation and the Florida Medical Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a member of the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine and the Alachua County Medical Association. He was editor-in-chief of the journal Patient Care from 2003-2007 and has authored more than 130 publications.

Curry’s medical interests include cardiology and diabetes, general medicine, health maintenance and preventive services. He is also the lead medical adviser for Health in a Heartbeat, a daily radio series with more than 3 million listeners that provides consumer-health information and the latest news onmedical research and patient-care breakthroughs.

Publications

2016
Pharmacogenomic Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Blood Pressure Response to β-Blockers in Hypertensive African Americans.
Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 67(3):556-63 [DOI] 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.06345. [PMID] 26729753.
2015
PTPRD gene associated with blood pressure response to atenolol and resistant hypertension.
Journal of hypertension. 33(11):2278-85 [DOI] 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000714. [PMID] 26425837.
2014
Hindbrain oxytocin receptors contribute to the effects of circulating oxytocin on food intake in male rats.
Endocrinology. 155(8):2845-57 [DOI] 10.1210/en.2014-1148. [PMID] 24877632.
2009
Pharmacogenomics of antihypertensive drugs: rationale and design of the Pharmacogenomic Evaluation of Antihypertensive Responses (PEAR) study.
American heart journal. 157(3):442-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.11.018. [PMID] 19249413.
2008
Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians regarding prostate cancer screening.
Journal of the National Medical Association. 100(6):666-70 [PMID] 18595568.
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2007
Assessments for measuring patient-centered cultural sensitivity in community-based primary care clinics.
Journal of the National Medical Association. 99(6):609-19 [PMID] 17595929.
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2006
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnostic considerations.
American family physician. 73(4):669-76 [PMID] 16506711.
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2005
Chronic pelvic pain in women: evaluation and management in primary care.
Comprehensive therapy. 31(1):28-39 [PMID] 15793322.
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2005
Subclinical thyroid disease.
American family physician. 72(8):1517-24 [PMID] 16273818.
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1996
Alpha blockers: a reassessment of their role in therapy.
American family physician. 54(1):263-6, 269 [PMID] 8677841.
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1992
Flexible sigmoidoscopy.
Postgraduate medicine. 92(2) [PMID] 1495884.
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1992
Treatment of type I diabetes with a combination of glyburide and insulin.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 26(6):757-62 [PMID] 1611155.
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1991
Clinical information: an indispensable component of ECG interpretation.
Archives of internal medicine. 151(6) [PMID] 2043029.
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1988
Evaluation and treatment of impotence: a pragmatic approach addressing organic and psychogenic components.
Family practice research journal. 7(3):162-74 [PMID] 3274684.
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1987
Chronic factitious disorder with physical symptoms (Munchausen’s syndrome): the early presentation.
The Journal of family practice. 24(2):133-41 [PMID] 3806023.
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1987
Interpretation of chest roentgenograms by primary care physicians.
Southern medical journal. 80(11):1347-51 [PMID] 3686134.
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1986
Renal pelvocalyceal abscess secondary to Candida albicans.
The Journal of family practice. 22(3):227-8, 230 [PMID] 3950552.
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1983
Exercise testing and coronary artery disease.
The Journal of family practice. 16(2):241-2, 246 [PMID] 6600494.
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Grants

Aug 2010 – Jul 2017
Pharmacogenomic Evaluation of Antihypertensive Responses.
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 514-1945
Emails:
Business:
curryrw@ufl.edu