Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH is a health services researcher and an implementation scientist. She is an Associate Professor in the Duke Department of Population Health Sciences and an investigator with the Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation (ADAPT) at the Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Zullig’s overarching research interests address the reduction of healthcare disparities, improving cancer care delivery and quality, supporting medication adherence, and promoting cancer survivorship and chronic disease self-management. She has authored over 100 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, Telehealth, and Health Services Research
Education and Training
- Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis, 2015 - 2017
- Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2013
- Optimizing the Management and Outcomes for Cancer Survivors Transitioning to Follow-up Care
- Partnership to establish a practice based network to assess for head and neck cancers using a low-cost portable flexible nasopharyngoscope
- NCCN Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Award - Intervention Mapping to Improve Lung Cancer Screening Among Black Veterans
- A Multidisciplinary Approach to Primary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in HIV-infected (K23)
- Dissemination and Implementation Science in Cardiovascular Outcomes (DISCO)
- Identifying Cost and Coverage Barriers to Medicare Beneficiary Access to Specialty Drugs