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

McMullen, CK, Safford, MM, Bosworth, HB, Phansalkar, S, Leong, A, Fagan, MB, Trontell, A, Rumptz, M, Vandermeer, ML, Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics Patient-Centered Medication Management Workshop Working Group, , 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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Zullig, LL, Shaw, RJ, Shah, BR, Peterson, ED, Lindquist, JH, Crowley, MJ, Grambow, SC, and Bosworth, HB. "Patient-provider communication, self-reported medication adherence, and race in a postmyocardial infarction population." Patient preference and adherence 9 (January 2015): 311-318.

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25737633
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Zullig, LL, and Bosworth, HB. "Selecting, adapting, and sustaining programs in health care systems." Journal of multidisciplinary healthcare 8 (January 2015): 199-203.

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25931825
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Marzec, LN, Carey, EP, Lambert-Kerzner, AC, Del Giacco, EJ, Melnyk, SD, Bryson, CL, Fahdi, IE, Bosworth, HB, Fiocchi, F, and Ho, PM. "Cognitive dysfunction and poor health literacy are common in veterans presenting with acute coronary syndrome: insights from the MEDICATION study." Patient preference and adherence 9 (January 2015): 745-751.

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26089651
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Lambert-Kerzner, A, Havranek, EP, Plomondon, ME, Fagan, KM, McCreight, MS, Fehling, KB, Williams, DJ, Hamilton, AB, Albright, K, Blatchford, PJ, Mihalko-Corbitt, R, Bryson, CL, Bosworth, HB, Kirshner, MA, Giacco, EJD, and Ho, PM. "Perspectives of patients on factors relating to adherence to post-acute coronary syndrome medical regimens." Patient preference and adherence 9 (January 2015): 1053-1059.

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26244013
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Peterson, MJ, Pieper, CF, Sloane, R, Crowley, GM, Cowper, PA, McConnell, ES, Bosworth, HB, Ekelund, CC, Pearson, MP, Hall, KS, and Morey, MC. "Differences between completely physically inactive and low active older men and their response to an exercise intervention: the Veterans LIFE study." Healthy aging research 4 (January 2015).

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29057218
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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 1, 2015): 102-110.

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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 (January 1, 2015): 539-548.

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Allen, KD, Bosworth, HB, Chatterjee, R, Coffman, CJ, Corsino, L, Jeffreys, AS, Oddone, EZ, Stanwyck, C, Yancy, WS, and Dolor, RJ. "Clinic variation in recruitment metrics, patient characteristics and treatment use in a randomized clinical trial of osteoarthritis management." BMC musculoskeletal disorders 15 (December 6, 2014): 413-.

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25481809
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Crowley, MJ, Holleman, R, Klamerus, ML, Bosworth, HB, Edelman, D, and Heisler, M. "Factors associated with persistent poorly controlled diabetes mellitus: clues to improving management in patients with resistant poor control." Chronic illness 10, no. 4 (December 2014): 291-302.

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24567193
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