Denise E. Bonds, M.D., M.P.H.


Denise E. Bonds, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor
Office of the Chair
M.D., 1992, Creighton University School of Medicine
M.P.H., 1999, Boston University School of Public Health

Tel: 1-434-924-8650
Fax: 1-434-924-8437


Clinical trial conduct especially the ascertainment and adjudication of clinical outcomes. Conduct of ambulatory care practice-based interventions

Research Interests:

Dr. Bonds' research interests include the prevention of heart disease, association and prevention of other co-morbidities in patients with diabetes, women's health, and the improvement of medical care in the outpatient setting.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine Women's Health Elective, Internal Medicine Residency

Recent Publications

Bonds DE, Ellis SD, Weeks E, Lichstein P, Burke K, Posey C. Patient attitudes toward screening. N C Med J. 2007 Jan-Feb;68(1):23-9.

Bonds DE, Ellis SD, Weeks E, Palla SL, Lichstein P. A practice-centered intervention to increase screening for domestic violence in primary care practices. BMC Fam Pract. 2006 Oct 25;7:63.

Bonds DE, Larson JC, Schwartz AV, Strotmeyer ES, Robbins J, Rodriguez BL, Johnson KC, Margolis KL. Risk of fracture in women with type 2 diabetes: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Sep;91(9):3404-10.

Bonds DE, Lasser N, Qi L, Brzyski R, Caan B, Heiss G, Limacher MC, Liu JH, Mason E, Oberman A, O'Sullivan MJ, Phillips LS, Prineas RJ, Tinker L. The effect of conjugated equine oestrogen on diabetes incidence: the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial. Diabetologia. 2006 Mar;49(3):459-68.

Margolis KL, Bonds DE, Rodabough RJ, Tinker L, Phillips LS, Allen C, Bassford T, Burke G, Torrens J, Howard BV; Women's Health Initiative Investigators. Effect of oestrogen plus progestin on the incidence of diabetes in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative Hormone Trial. Diabetologia. 2004 Jul;47(7):1175-87.

Bonds DE, Palla S, Bertoni AG, Mellen P, Goff DC. Hypertension treatment in the ambulatory setting: comparison by race and gender in a national survey. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2004 May;6(5):223-8;

Anderson GL, Limacher M, Assaf AR, Bassford T, Beresford SA, Black H, Bonds D, Brunner R, Brzyski R, Caan B, Chlebowski R, Curb D, Gass M, Hays J, Heiss G, Hendrix S, Howard BV, Hsia J, Hubbell A, Jackson R, Johnson KC, Judd H, Kotchen JM, Kuller L, LaCroix AZ, Lane D, Langer RD, Lasser N, Lewis CE, Manson J, Margolis K, Ockene J, O'Sullivan MJ, Phillips L, Prentice RL, Ritenbaugh C, Robbins J, Rossouw JE, Sarto G, Stefanick ML, Van Horn L, Wactawski-Wende J, Wallace R, Wassertheil-Smoller S; Women's Health Initiative Steering Committee. Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Apr 14;291(14):1701-12.

Bonds DE, Zaccaro DJ, Karter AJ, Selby JV, Saad M, Goff DC Jr. Ethnic and racial differences in diabetes care: The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study. Diabetes Care. 2003 Apr;26(4):1040-6.