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 in St. Louis, 2015 - 2017
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

Publications

Zullig, Leah L., Lisa Egbuonu-Davis, Anjali Trasy, Christiana Oshotse, Karen M. Goldstein, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Countering clinical inertia in lipid management: Expert workshop summary..” American Heart Journal 206 (December 2018): 24–29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.09.003.

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30290290
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Oshotse, Christiana, Leah L. Zullig, Hayden B. Bosworth, Pikuei Tu, and Cheryl Lin. “Self-Efficacy and Adherence Behaviors in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients..” Preventing Chronic Disease 15 (October 18, 2018). https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd15.180218.

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30339772
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Berkowitz, Callie M., Deborah H. Allen, Jennifer Tenhover, Leah L. Zullig, Jonathan E. Fischer, Kathryn I. Pollak, Minoka R. Hicks, John V. Hillson, and Bridget F. Koontz. “Head and Neck Cancer Survivors: Specific Needs and Their Implications for Survivorship Care Planning..” Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 22, no. 5 (October 2018): 523–28. https://doi.org/10.1188/18.cjon.523-528.

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30239504
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De Geest, Sabina, Leah L. Zullig, Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Remon Helmy, Dyfrig A. Hughes, Ira B. Wilson, and Bernard Vrijens. “ESPACOMP Medication Adherence Reporting Guideline (EMERGE)..” Ann Intern Med 169, no. 1 (July 3, 2018): 30–35. https://doi.org/10.7326/M18-0543.

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29946690
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Koczwara, Bogda, Angela M. Stover, Louise Davies, Melinda M. Davis, Linda Fleisher, Shoba Ramanadhan, Florian R. Schroeck, Leah L. Zullig, David A. Chambers, and Enola Proctor. “Harnessing the Synergy Between Improvement Science and Implementation Science in Cancer: A Call to Action..” Journal of Oncology Practice 14, no. 6 (June 2018): 335–40. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.17.00083.

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29750579
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Goldstein, Karen M., Leah L. Zullig, Eugene Z. Oddone, Sara M. Andrews, Mary E. Grewe, Susanne Danus, Michele Heisler, Lori A. Bastian, and Corrine I. Voils. “Understanding women veterans' preferences for peer support interventions to promote heart healthy behaviors: A qualitative study..” Preventive Medicine Reports 10 (June 2018): 353–58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.04.016.

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29868391
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Zullig, Leah L., Gretchen Genevieve Kimmick, Valerie Smith, Katie Little, Hayden B. Bosworth, Sarah Gonzales, Megan Oakes, et al. “Using a geriatric oncology assessment to link with services in an underserved, community oncology population..” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36:e22024–e22024. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2018.36.15_suppl.e22024.

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Bosworth, Hayden B., Maren K. Olsen, Felicia McCant, Karen M. Stechuchak, Susanne Danus, Matthew J. Crowley, Karen M. Goldstein, Leah L. Zullig, and Eugene Z. Oddone. “Telemedicine cardiovascular risk reduction in veterans: The CITIES trial..” Am Heart J 199 (May 2018): 122–29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.02.002.

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29754649
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Goldstein, Karen M., Leah L. Zullig, Amir Alishahi-Tabriz, Timothy Brearly, Eric Dedert, Giselle Raitz, Suchita S. Sata, et al. “TELEHEALTH FOR WOMEN: AN EVIDENCE MAP.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33:S350–51. SPRINGER, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Zullig, Leah L., Katherine Ramos, Callie Berkowitz, Julie J. Miller, Rowena J. Dolor, Bridget F. Koontz, S. Yousuf Zafar, D. Hutch Allen, Jennifer A. Tenhover, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-018-1345-5.

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29526021
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