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

Sitlinger, AP, Shelby, RA, White, HK, Edmond, SN, Bosworth, HB, Keefe, FJ, and Kimmick, GG. "Grip strength and timed get-up-and-go: Associations with symptoms among women taking adjuvant endocrine therapy." May 20, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Okorodudu, DE, Bosworth, HB, and Corsino, L. "Innovative interventions to promote behavioral change in overweight or obese individuals: A review of the literature." Annals of medicine 47, no. 3 (May 2015): 179-185. (Review)

PMID
25011006
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Edelman, D, Dolor, RJ, Coffman, CJ, Pereira, KC, Granger, BB, Lindquist, JH, Neary, AM, Harris, AJ, and Bosworth, HB. "Nurse-led behavioral management of diabetes and hypertension in community practices: a randomized trial." Journal of general internal medicine 30, no. 5 (May 2015): 626-633.

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25567758
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Ursem, CJ, Bosworth, HB, Shelby, RA, Hwang, W, Anderson, RT, and Kimmick, GG. "Adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer: importance in women with low income." Journal of women's health (2002) 24, no. 5 (May 2015): 403-408. (Review)

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25884292
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Granger, BB, Ekman, I, Hernandez, AF, Sawyer, T, Bowers, MT, DeWald, TA, Zhao, Y, Levy, J, and Bosworth, HB. "Results of the Chronic Heart Failure Intervention to Improve MEdication Adherence study: A randomized intervention in high-risk patients." American heart journal 169, no. 4 (April 2015): 539-548.

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25819861
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Allen, K, Bosworth, H, Chatterjee, R, Coffman, C, Corsino, L, Dolor, R, Jeffreys, A, Negbenebor, N, Oddone, E, and Yancy, W. "Prevalence and predictors of non-surgical osteoarthritis treatment among patients in primary care clinics." April 2015.

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Bosworth, H. "A nurse-led email reminder programme on healthy lifestyle can improve cardiovascular risk factors in hypertensive adults." Evidence-based nursing 18, no. 2 (April 2015): 56-.

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25163471
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Willis-Gray, MG, Sandoval, JS, Maynor, J, Bosworth, HB, and Siddiqui, NY. "Barriers to urinary incontinence care seeking in White, Black, and Latina women." Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 21, no. 2 (March 2015): 83-86.

PMID
25185610
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Zullig, LL, Gellad, WF, Moaddeb, J, Crowley, MJ, Shrank, W, Granger, BB, Granger, CB, Trygstad, T, Liu, LZ, and Bosworth, HB. "Improving diabetes medication adherence: successful, scalable interventions." Patient preference and adherence 9 (January 23, 2015): 139-149. (Review)

PMID
25670885
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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.

PMID
25361685
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