Leah L Zullig, PhD

Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Email address leah.zullig@duke.edu

Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH is a health services researcher, Associate Professor in the Duke Department of Population Health Sciences, investigator at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research is supported by a VA HSR&D Career Development Award, focused on improving colorectal cancer survivors’ care quality through a self-management intervention bridging cancer surveillance and chronic disease management. Dr. Zullig’s overarching research interests address the reduction of healthcare disparities, improving cancer care delivery and quality, and promoting cancer survivorship and chronic disease self-management. She has authored over 90 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Zullig completed her BS in Health Promotion, her MPH in Public Health Administration, and her PhD in Health Policy.

Areas of expertise: Implementation Science, Health Measurement, Health Policy, Health Behavior, and Health Services Research

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Washington University, 2015 - 2017
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

Publications

Blalock, DV, Zullig, LL, Bosworth, HB, Taylor, SS, and Voils, CI. "Self-reported medication nonadherence predicts cholesterol levels over time." Journal of Psychosomatic Research 118 (March 2019): 49-55.

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30782354
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De Geest, S, Zullig, LL, Dunbar-Jacob, J, Hughes, D, Wilson, IB, and Vrijens, B. "Improving medication adherence research reporting: ESPACOMP Medication Adherence Reporting Guideline (EMERGE)." European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing : Journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology (February 10, 2019): 1474515119830298-null.

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30739497
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Zullig, LL, Goldstein, KM, Sims, KJ, Williams, CD, Chang, M, Provenzale, D, and Kelley, MJ. "Cancer Among Women Treated in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System." Journal of Women'S Health (2002) 28, no. 2 (February 2019): 268-275.

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29920139
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Zullig, LL, Kimmick, G, Smith, V, Little, K, Bosworth, HB, Gonzales, S, Oakes, MM, Shelby, RA, Owen, L, and Altomare, IP. "Using a geriatric oncology assessment to link with services (GOAL)." Journal of Geriatric Oncology 10, no. 1 (January 2019): 164-168.

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29958815
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Zullig, LL, Deschodt, M, Liska, J, Bosworth, HB, and De Geest, S. "Moving from the Trial to the Real World: Improving Medication Adherence Using Insights of Implementation Science." Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology 59 (January 2019): 423-445.

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30125127
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Berkowitz, C, Allen, DH, Tenhover, J, Zullig, LL, Ragsdale, J, Fischer, JE, Pollak, KI, and Koontz, BF. "Knowledge and Preferences of Primary Care Providers in Delivering Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Care." Journal of Cancer Education : the Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Education 33, no. 6 (December 2018): 1323-1327.

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28707205
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Goldstein, KM, Zullig, LL, Dedert, EA, Alishahi Tabriz, A, Brearly, TW, Raitz, G, Sata, SS, Whited, JD, Bosworth, HB, Gordon, AM, Nagi, A, Williams, JW, and Gierisch, JM. "Telehealth Interventions Designed for Women: an Evidence Map." Journal of General Internal Medicine 33, no. 12 (December 2018): 2191-2200.

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30284173
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Zullig, LL, Egbuonu-Davis, L, Trasy, A, Oshotse, C, Goldstein, KM, and Bosworth, HB. "Countering clinical inertia in lipid management: Expert workshop summary." American Heart Journal 206 (December 2018): 24-29.

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30290290
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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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Berkowitz, CM, Allen, DH, Tenhover, J, Zullig, LL, Fischer, JE, Pollak, KI, Hicks, MR, Hillson, JV, and Koontz, BF. "Head and Neck Cancer Survivors: Specific Needs and Their Implications for Survivorship Care Planning." Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 22, no. 5 (October 2018): 523-528.

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30239504
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