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

De Geest, S, Zullig, LL, Dunbar-Jacob, J, Helmy, R, Hughes, DA, Wilson, IB, and Vrijens, B. "ESPACOMP Medication Adherence Reporting Guideline (EMERGE)." Annals of Internal Medicine 169, no. 1 (July 2018): 30-35.

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29946690
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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 (June 26, 2018).

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29958815
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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) (June 19, 2018).

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29920139
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Koczwara, B, Stover, AM, Davies, L, Davis, MM, Fleisher, L, Ramanadhan, S, Schroeck, FR, Zullig, LL, Chambers, DA, and Proctor, E. "Harnessing the Synergy Between Improvement Science and Implementation Science in Cancer: A Call to Action." Journal of Oncology Practice 14, no. 6 (June 2018): 335-340.

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29750579
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Goldstein, KM, Zullig, LL, Oddone, EZ, Andrews, SM, Grewe, ME, Danus, S, Heisler, M, Bastian, LA, and Voils, CI. "Understanding women veterans' preferences for peer support interventions to promote heart healthy behaviors: A qualitative study." Preventive Medicine Reports 10 (June 2018): 353-358.

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29868391
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Bosworth, HB, Olsen, MK, McCant, F, Stechuchak, KM, Danus, S, Crowley, MJ, Goldstein, KM, Zullig, LL, and Oddone, EZ. "Telemedicine cardiovascular risk reduction in veterans: The CITIES trial." American Heart Journal 199 (May 2018): 122-129.

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29754649
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Zullig, LL, Ramos, K, Berkowitz, C, Miller, JJ, Dolor, RJ, Koontz, BF, Yousuf Zafar, S, Hutch Allen, D, Tenhover, JA, and Bosworth, HB. "Assessing Key Stakeholders' Knowledge, Needs, and Preferences for Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Care Plans." Journal of Cancer Education : the Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Education (March 10, 2018).

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29526021
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Zullig, LL, Goldstein, KM, Bosworth, HB, Andrews, SM, Danus, S, Jackson, GL, Provenzale, D, Weinberger, M, Kelley, MJ, and Voils, CI. "Chronic disease management perspectives of colorectal cancer survivors using the Veterans Affairs healthcare system: a qualitative analysis." Bmc Health Services Research 18, no. 1 (March 9, 2018): 171-null.

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29523146
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Zullig, LL, and Curtis, LH. "A population health perspective on a claims and electronic health record-based tool to screen for suboptimal medication adherence." American Heart Journal 197 (March 2018): 150-152.

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29447775
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Zullig, LL, McCant, F, Silberberg, M, Johnson, F, Granger, BB, and Bosworth, HB. "Changing CHANGE: adaptations of an evidence-based telehealth cardiovascular disease risk reduction intervention." Translational behavioral medicine 8, no. 2 (March 2018): 225-232.

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29432589
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