Hayden Barry Bosworth, PhD

Professor in Population Health Sciences
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor in Medicine
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Affiliate Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Senior Fellow in the Center for Study of Aging
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 411 West Chapel Hill Street, Suite 600, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 286-6936
Email address boswo001@duke.edu

Dr. Bosworth is a health services research and Associate Director of the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care at the Durham VA Medical Center. He is also a Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Nursing at Duke University Medical Center and Adjunct Professor in Health Policy and Administration at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests comprise three overarching areas of research: 1) clinical research that provides knowledge for improving patients’ treatment adherence and self-management in chronic care; 2) translation research to improve access to quality of care; and 3) eliminate health care disparities. 

Dr. Bosworth is the recipient of an American Heart Association established investigator award, the 2013 VA Undersecretary Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research (The annual award is the highest honor for VA health services researchers), and a VA Senior Career Scientist Award. In terms of self-management, Dr. Bosworth has expertise developing interventions to improve health behaviors related to hypertension, coronary artery disease, and depression, and has been developing and implementing tailored patient interventions to reduce the burden of other chronic diseases. These trials focus on motivating individuals to initiate health behaviors and sustaining them long term and use members of the healthcare team, particularly pharmacists and nurses. He has been the Principal Investigator of over 20 trials resulting in over 350 peer reviewed publications and four books. This work has been or is being implemented in multiple arenas including Medicaid of North Carolina, The United Kingdom National Health System Direct, Kaiser Health care system, and the Veterans Affairs.

Areas of Expertise: Health Behavior, Health Services Research, Implementation Science, Health Measurement, and Health Policy

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Publications

Sun, Kai, Amanda M. Eudy, Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber, Rebecca E. Sadun, Jennifer L. Rogers, Jayanth Doss, Amy L. Corneli, Hayden B. Bosworth, and Megan E. B. Clowse. “Racial Disparities in Medication Adherence between African American and Caucasian Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Their Associated Factors.” Acr Open Rheumatol, June 25, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr2.11160.

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32584516
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Vilme, Helene, Christopher J. Paul, Naomi N. Duke, Santiba D. Campbell, Derrick Sauls, Charles Muiruri, Asheley C. Skinner, Hayden Bosworth, Yussif M. Dokurugu, and John P. Fay. “Using geographic information systems to characterize food environments around historically black colleges and universities: Implications for nutrition interventions.” J Am Coll Health, June 22, 2020, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2020.1767113.

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32569511
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King, Heather A., Sarah B. Doernberg, Julie Miller, Kiran Grover, Megan Oakes, Felicia Ruffin, Sarah Gonzales, et al. “Patients' Experiences with Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-Negative Bacterial Bloodstream Infections: A Qualitative Descriptive Study and Concept Elicitation Phase to Inform Measurement of Patient-Reported Quality of Life.” Clin Infect Dis, May 23, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa611.

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32445467
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Shelby, Rebecca A., Caroline S. Dorfman, Sarah S. Arthur, Hayden B. Bosworth, Leonor Corsino, Linda Sutton, Lynda Owen, et al. “Improving health engagement and lifestyle management for breast cancer survivors with diabetes.” Contemp Clin Trials 92 (May 2020): 105998. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2020.105998.

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32289471
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Finset, Arnstein, Hayden Bosworth, Phyllis Butow, Pål Gulbrandsen, Robert L. Hulsman, Arwen H. Pieterse, Richard Street, Robin Tschoetschel, and Julia van Weert. “Effective health communication - a key factor in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.” Patient Education and Counseling 103, no. 5 (May 2020): 873–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2020.03.027.

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32336348
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Lewinski, Allison A., Abigail Shapiro, Jennifer M. Gierisch, Karen M. Goldstein, Dan V. Blalock, Matthew W. Luedke, Adelaide M. Gordon, et al. “Barriers and facilitators to implementation of epilepsy self-management programs: a systematic review using qualitative evidence synthesis methods.” Syst Rev 9, no. 1 (April 25, 2020): 92. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01322-9.

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32334641
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Sigmund, Curt D., Robert M. Carey, Lawrence J. Appel, Donna K. Arnett, Hayden B. Bosworth, William C. Cushman, Zorina S. Galis, et al. “Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group on Hypertension: Barriers to Translation.” Hypertension 75, no. 4 (April 2020): 902–17. https://doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13887.

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32063061
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Nicolla, Jonathan, Hayden B. Bosworth, Sharron L. Docherty, Kathryn I. Pollak, Jeremy Powell, Nichole Sellers, Bryce B. Reeve, Greg Samsa, Linda Sutton, and Arif H. Kamal. “The need for a Serious Illness Digital Ecosystem (SIDE) to improve outcomes for patients receiving palliative and hospice care.” Am J Manag Care 26, no. 4 Spec No. (April 2020): SP124–26. https://doi.org/10.37765/ajmc.2020.42960.

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32286036
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Sheppard, J. P., K. L. Tucker, W. J. Davison, R. Stevens, W. Aekplakorn, H. B. Bosworth, A. Bove, et al. “Self-monitoring of Blood Pressure in Patients With Hypertension-Related Multi-morbidity: Systematic Review and Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis.” Am J Hypertens 33, no. 3 (March 13, 2020): 243–51. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpz182.

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31730171
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Zullig, Leah L., Bradi B. Granger, Helene Vilme, Megan M. Oakes, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Medication rebates and health disparities: Mind the gap.” Res Social Adm Pharm 16, no. 3 (March 2020): 431–33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.04.053.

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31072750
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