Hayden Barry Bosworth, PhD

Professor in Medicine
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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 hboswort@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 15 trials resulting in over 230 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.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Publications

Steinhauser, KE, Voils, CI, Bosworth, H, and Tulsky, JA. "What constitutes quality of family experience at the end of life? Perspectives from family members of patients who died in the hospital." Palliative & supportive care 13, no. 4 (August 2015): 945-952.

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25003541
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Zullig, LL, Bosworth, HB, Jeffreys, AS, Corsino, L, Coffman, CJ, Oddone, EZ, Yancy, WS, and Allen, KD. "The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis." Clinical rheumatology 34, no. 8 (August 2015): 1435-1441.

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24916605
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Crowley, MJ, Zullig, LL, Shah, BR, Shaw, RJ, Lindquist, JH, Peterson, ED, and Bosworth, HB. "Medication non-adherence after myocardial infarction: an exploration of modifying factors." Journal of general internal medicine 30, no. 1 (January 2015): 83-90.

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25361685
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McMullen, CK, Safford, MM, Bosworth, HB, Phansalkar, S, Leong, A, Fagan, MB, Trontell, A, Rumptz, M, Vandermeer, ML, Brinkman, WB, Burkholder, R, Frank, L, Hommel, K, Mathews, R, Hornbrook, MC, Seid, M, Fordis, M, Lambert, B, McElwee, N, and Singh, JA. "Patient-centered priorities for improving medication management and adherence." Patient education and counseling 98, no. 1 (January 2015): 102-110.

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25448313
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Steinhauser, KE, Voils, CI, Bosworth, HB, and Tulsky, JA. "Validation of a measure of family experience of patients with serious illness: the QUAL-E (Fam)." Journal of pain and symptom management 48, no. 6 (December 2014): 1168-1181.

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24858740
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Haga, SB, Mills, R, and Bosworth, H. "Striking a balance in communicating pharmacogenetic test results: promoting comprehension and minimizing adverse psychological and behavioral response." Patient education and counseling 97, no. 1 (October 2014): 10-15.

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24985359
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Hess, PL, Mirro, MJ, Diener, HC, Eikelboom, JW, Al-Khatib, SM, Hylek, EM, Bosworth, HB, Gersh, BJ, Singer, DE, Flaker, G, Mega, JL, Peterson, ED, Rumsfeld, JS, Steinberg, BA, Kakkar, AK, Califf, RM, and Granger, CB. "Addressing barriers to optimal oral anticoagulation use and persistence among patients with atrial fibrillation: Proceedings, Washington, DC, December 3-4, 2012." American heart journal 168, no. 3 (September 2014): 239-247.e1.

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25173533
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Lich, KH, Tian, Y, Beadles, CA, Williams, LS, Bravata, DM, Cheng, EM, Bosworth, HB, Homer, JB, and Matchar, DB. "Strategic planning to reduce the burden of stroke among veterans: using simulation modeling to inform decision making." Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 45, no. 7 (July 2014): 2078-2084.

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24923722
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Bosworth, HB. "The changing face of general internal medicine and lessons learned from geriatric medicine." Journal of general internal medicine 29, no. 6 (June 2014): 824-826.

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24557517
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Zullig, LL, McCant, F, Melnyk, SD, Danus, S, and Bosworth, HB. "A health literacy pilot intervention to improve medication adherence using Meducation® technology." Patient education and counseling 95, no. 2 (May 2014): 288-291.

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24629834
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