William E. Kraus, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor in the School of Nursing
Department / Division:
Medicine / Medicine - Cardiology
DUMC 3327
Durham, NC 27710
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  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1982
  • Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1983-1986
  • Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, 1986-1988
Other Training:
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American Heart Association
  • Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
Clinical Interests:
Cardiac rehabilitation and prevention; congestive heart failure; exercise physiology; genetics of cardiovascular disease; coronary heart disease
Representative Publications:
  • Hittel, DS; Kraus, WE; Tanner, CJ; Houmard, JA; Hoffman, EP. Exercise training increases electron and substrate shuttling proteins in muscle of overweight men and women with the metabolic syndrome. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2005;98:168-179.  Abstract
  • Houmard, JA; Tanner, CJ; Slentz, CA; Duscha, BD; McCartney, JS; Kraus, WE. Effect of the volume and intensity of exercise training on insulin sensitivity. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2004;96:101-106.  Abstract
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