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
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

Allen, KD, Oddone, EZ, Coffman, CJ, Jeffreys, AS, Bosworth, HB, Chatterjee, R, McDuffie, J, Strauss, JL, Yancy, WS, Datta, SK, Corsino, L, and Dolor, RJ. "Patient, Provider, and Combined Interventions for Managing Osteoarthritis in Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial." Annals of internal medicine 166, no. 6 (March 2017): 401-411.

PMID
28114648
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Cowper, PA, Peterson, MJ, Pieper, CF, Sloane, RJ, Hall, KS, McConnell, ES, Bosworth, HB, Ekelund, CC, Pearson, MP, and Morey, MC. "Economic Analysis of Primary Care-Based Physical Activity Counseling in Older Men: The VA-LIFE Trial." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 65, no. 3 (March 2017): 533-539.

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28152170
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Bosworth, HB, Fortmann, SP, Kuntz, J, Zullig, LL, Mendys, P, Safford, M, Phansalkar, S, Wang, T, and Rumptz, MH. "Recommendations for Providers on Person-Centered Approaches to Assess and Improve Medication Adherence." Journal of general internal medicine 32, no. 1 (January 2017): 93-100.

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27599489
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Andrews, SM, Sperber, NR, Gierisch, JM, Danus, S, Macy, SL, Bosworth, HB, Edelman, D, and Crowley, MJ. "Patient perceptions of a comprehensive telemedicine intervention to address persistent poorly controlled diabetes." Patient preference and adherence 11 (January 2017): 469-478.

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28424543
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Whalley Buono, E, Vrijens, B, Bosworth, HB, Liu, LZ, Zullig, LL, and Granger, BB. "Coming full circle in the measurement of medication adherence: opportunities and implications for health care." Patient preference and adherence 11 (January 2017): 1009-1017.

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28652710
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Schettini, P, Shah, KP, O'Leary, CP, Patel, MP, Anderson, JB, Cho, AH, Long, AL, Bosworth, HB, and Cameron, CB. "Keeping care connected: e-Consultation program improves access to nephrology care." Journal of telemedicine and telecare (January 2017): 1357633X17748350-.

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29285981
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Zullig, LL, Smith, VA, Jackson, GL, Danus, S, Schnell, M, Lindquist, J, Provenzale, D, Weinberger, M, Kelley, MJ, and Bosworth, HB. "Colorectal Cancer Statistics From the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry." Clinical colorectal cancer 15, no. 4 (December 2016): e199-e204.

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27301717
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Katz, M, Bosworth, HB, Lopes, RD, Dupre, ME, Morita, F, Pereira, C, Franco, FGM, Prado, RR, Pesaro, AE, and Wajngarten, M. "A time-series analysis of the relation between unemployment rate and hospital admission for acute myocardial infarction and stroke in Brazil over more than a decade." International journal of cardiology 224 (December 2016): 33-36.

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27611915
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Goldstein, KM, Zullig, LL, Bastian, LA, and Bosworth, HB. "Statin Adherence: Does Gender Matter?." Current atherosclerosis reports 18, no. 11 (November 2016): 63-. (Review)

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27696318
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Hall, KS, Gregg, J, Bosworth, HB, Beckham, JC, Hoerster, KD, Sloane, R, and Morey, MC. "Physical Activity Counseling Promotes Physical and Psychological Resilience in Older Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." Mental health and physical activity 11 (October 19, 2016): 53-59.

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28458721
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