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Miriam Helen Feliu, MS, PsyD

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division: 
Behavioral Medicine
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Office: 4309 Medical Park Drive, Durham, NC 27704
Campus Mail: DUMC Box3856 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27705

I work at the Duke Pain Medicine Clinic. It is a Multidisciplinary Clinic for management of chronic pain. We have providers in the field of pain management, physical therapy and medical psychology. In our Chronic Pain Program, as Director of Training we offer training to a group of students, interns and Fellows including Biofeedback and evaluations for Spinal Cord stimulator, DRG and Targeted Drug Delivery Systems.

Education and Training

  • Psy.D., Carlos Albizu University, 2004
  • M.S., Carlos Albizu University, 1998

Publications

Edwards, Christopher L., Alvin Killough, Mary Wood, Todd Doyle, Miriam Feliu, Camela S. Barker, Priyanka Uppal, et al. “Emotional reactions to pain predict psychological distress in adult patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).” Int J Psychiatry Med 47, no. 1 (2014): 1–16. https://doi.org/10.2190/PM.47.1.a.

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Reddy, S. D., C. L. Edwards, M. Wood, K. O’Garo, K. Morgan, L. K. Edwards, C. Wellington, et al. “Body Image in a Sample of Adult African American Males and Females with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).” Journal of African American Studies 15, no. 1 (January 1, 2011): 115–19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12111-009-9114-5.

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Feliu, Miriam H., Regina D. Crawford, Lekisha Edwards, Chante Wellington, Mary Wood, Keith E. Whitfield, and Christopher L. Edwards. “Neurocognitive testing and functioning in adults sickle cell disease.” Hemoglobin 35, no. 5–6 (2011): 476–84. https://doi.org/10.3109/03630269.2011.626098.

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Feliu, Miriam H., Chante Wellington, Regina D. Crawford, Mary Wood, Lekisha Edwards, Goldie Byrd, and Christopher L. Edwards. “Opioid management and dependency among adult patients with sickle cell disease.” Hemoglobin 35, no. 5–6 (2011): 485–94. https://doi.org/10.3109/03630269.2011.610914.

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Wellington, Chanté, Christopher L. Edwards, Janice McNeil, Mary Wood, Benjamin Crisp, Miriam Feliu, Goldie Byrd, Camela McDougald, Lekisha Edwards, and Keith E. Whitfield. “Somatization in the conceptualization of sickle cell disease.” J Natl Med Assoc 102, no. 11 (November 2010): 1079–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0027-9684(15)30736-7.

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Feliu, Miriam H., and Christopher L. Edwards. “Psychologic factors in the development of complex regional pain syndrome: history, myth, and evidence.” Clin J Pain 26, no. 3 (March 2010): 258–63. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181bff815.

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Edwards, Christopher L., Marquisha Green, Chanté C. Wellington, Malik Muhammad, Mary Wood, Miriam Feliu, Lekisha Edwards, et al. “Depression, suicidal ideation, and attempts in black patients with sickle cell disease.” J Natl Med Assoc 101, no. 11 (November 2009): 1090–95. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0027-9684(15)31103-2.

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Campbell, Lisa C., Norah Andrews, Cindy Scipio, Brian Flores, Miriam H. Feliu, and Francis J. Keefe. “Pain coping in Latino populations.” J Pain 10, no. 10 (October 2009): 1012–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2009.03.004.

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McDougald, C. S., C. L. Edwards, M. Wood, C. Wellington, M. Feliu, K. O’Garo, L. Edwards, et al. “Coping as predictor of psychiatric functioning and pain in patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).” Journal of African American Studies 13, no. 1 (March 1, 2009): 47–62. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12111-008-9051-8.

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O’Connell-Edwards, C. F., C. L. Edwards, M. Pearce, A. B. Wachholtz, M. Wood, M. Muhammad, B. Leach-Beale, et al. “Religious coping and pain associated with sickle cell disease: Exploration of a non-linear model.” Journal of African American Studies 13, no. 1 (March 1, 2009): 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12111-008-9063-4.

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