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

Kimmick, G, Edmond, SN, Bosworth, HB, Peppercorn, J, Marcom, PK, Blackwell, K, Keefe, FJ, and Shelby, RA. "Medication taking behaviors among breast cancer patients on adjuvant endocrine therapy." Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland) 24, no. 5 (October 2015): 630-636.

PMID
26189978
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Tucker, KL, Sheppard, JP, Stevens, R, Bosworth, HB, Bove, A, Bray, EP, Godwin, M, Green, B, Hebert, P, Hobbs, FDR, Kantola, I, Kerry, S, Magid, DJ, Mant, J, Margolis, KL, McKinstry, B, Omboni, S, Ogedegbe, O, Parati, G, Qamar, N, Varis, J, Verberk, W, Wakefield, BJ, and McManus, RJ. "Individual patient data meta-analysis of self-monitoring of blood pressure (BP-SMART)." JOURNAL OF HUMAN HYPERTENSION 29, no. 10 (October 2015): 635-635.

Scholars@Duke

Tucker, KL, Sheppard, JP, Stevens, R, Bosworth, HB, Bove, A, Bray, EP, Godwin, M, Green, B, Hebert, P, Hobbs, FDR, Kantola, I, Kerry, S, Magid, DJ, Mant, J, Margolis, KL, McKinstry, B, Omboni, S, Ogedegbe, O, Parati, G, Qamar, N, Varis, J, Verberk, W, Wakefield, BJ, and McManus, RJ. "Individual patient data meta-analysis of self-monitoring of blood pressure (BP-SMART): a protocol." BMJ open 5, no. 9 (September 15, 2015): e008532-.

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26373404
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Shaw, RJ, Zullig, LL, Crowley, MJ, Grambow, SC, Lindquist, JH, Shah, BR, Peterson, E, and Bosworth, HB. "Willingness of Patients to Use Computers for Health Communication and Monitoring Following Myocardial Infarction." Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN 33, no. 9 (September 2015): 384-389.

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26176640
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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 7, 2015): 1435-1441.

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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." August 2015.

PMID
24916605
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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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Bosworth, HB, and Crowley, MJ. "Self-monitoring and self-titration of antihypertensive medication reduces systolic blood pressure compared with usual care." Evidence-based nursing 18, no. 3 (July 2015): 87-.

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25634011
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Ulmer, CS, Bosworth, HB, Germain, A, Lindquist, J, Olsen, M, Brancu, M, VA Mid-Atlantic Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center Registry Workgroup, , and Beckham, JC. "Associations between sleep difficulties and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in veterans and active duty military personnel of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts." Journal of behavioral medicine 38, no. 3 (June 2015): 544-555.

PMID
25813984
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Zullig, LL, Stechuchak, KM, Goldstein, KM, Olsen, MK, McCant, FM, Danus, S, Crowley, MJ, Oddone, EZ, and Bosworth, HB. "Patient-reported medication adherence barriers among patients with cardiovascular risk factors." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 21, no. 6 (June 2015): 479-485.

PMID
26011549
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