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 in St. Louis, 2015 - 2017
- Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
- Partnership to establish a practice based network to assess for head and neck cancers using a low-cost portable flexible nasopharyngoscope
- A Clinic-Based Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Persons Living with HIV
- Dissemination and Implementation Science in Cardiovascular Outcomes (DISCO)
- Identifying Cost and Coverage Barriers to Medicare Beneficiary Access to Specialty Drugs
- Pediatric Cancer