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
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 250 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

Carey, RM, Muntner, P, Bosworth, HB, and Whelton, PK. "Reprint of: Prevention and Control of Hypertension: JACC Health Promotion Series." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, no. 23 Pt B (December 2018): 2996-3011. (Review)

PMID
30522633
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Ramos, K, Hastings, SN, Bosworth, HB, and Fulton, JJ. "Life Program: Pilot Testing a Palliative Psychology Group Intervention." Journal of Palliative Medicine 21, no. 11 (November 2018): 1641-1645.

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29957097
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Bosworth, HB, Blalock, DV, Hoyle, RH, Czajkowski, SM, and Voils, CI. "The role of psychological science in efforts to improve cardiovascular medication adherence." The American Psychologist 73, no. 8 (November 2018): 968-980.

PMID
30394776
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Lin, P-H, Grambow, S, Intille, S, Gallis, JA, Lazenka, T, Bosworth, H, Voils, CL, Bennett, GG, Batch, B, Allen, J, Corsino, L, Tyson, C, and Svetkey, L. "The Association Between Engagement and Weight Loss Through Personal Coaching and Cell Phone Interventions in Young Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial." Jmir Mhealth and Uhealth 6, no. 10 (October 18, 2018): e10471-null.

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30341051
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Oshotse, C, Zullig, LL, Bosworth, HB, Tu, P, and Lin, C. "Self-Efficacy and Adherence Behaviors in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients." Preventing Chronic Disease 15 (October 18, 2018): E127-null.

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30339772
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Barton, AB, Okorodudu, DE, Bosworth, HB, and Crowley, MJ. "Clinical Inertia in a Randomized Trial of Telemedicine-Based Chronic Disease Management: Lessons Learned." Telemedicine Journal and E Health : the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association 24, no. 10 (October 2018): 742-748.

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29341850
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Pacek, LR, McClernon, FJ, and Bosworth, HB. "Adherence to Pharmacological Smoking Cessation Interventions: A Literature Review and Synthesis of Correlates and Barriers." Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 20, no. 10 (September 2018): 1163-1172.

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29059394
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Carey, RM, Muntner, P, Bosworth, HB, and Whelton, PK. "Prevention and Control of Hypertension: JACC Health Promotion Series." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 72, no. 11 (September 2018): 1278-1293. (Review)

PMID
30190007
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Blalock, DV, Bosworth, HB, Reeve, BB, and Voils, CI. "Co-occurring reasons for medication nonadherence within subgroups of patients with hyperlipidemia." Journal of Behavioral Medicine (July 19, 2018).

PMID
30027389
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Diamantidis, CJ, Bosworth, HB, Oakes, MM, Davenport, CA, Pendergast, JF, Patel, S, Moaddeb, J, Barnhart, HX, Merrill, PD, Baloch, K, Crowley, MJ, and Patel, UD. "Simultaneous Risk Factor Control Using Telehealth to slOw Progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease (STOP-DKD) study: Protocol and baseline characteristics of a randomized controlled trial." Contemporary Clinical Trials 69 (June 2018): 28-39.

PMID
29649631
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