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., 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., Karen M. Goldstein, Hayden B. Bosworth, Sara M. Andrews, Susanne Danus, George L. Jackson, Dawn Provenzale, Morris Weinberger, Michael J. Kelley, and Corrine I. Voils. “Chronic disease management perspectives of colorectal cancer survivors using the Veterans Affairs healthcare system: a qualitative analysis..” Bmc Health Serv Res 18, no. 1 (March 9, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-2975-3.

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29523146
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Zullig, Leah L., Felicia McCant, Mina Silberberg, Fred Johnson, Bradi B. Granger, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Changing CHANGE: adaptations of an evidence-based telehealth cardiovascular disease risk reduction intervention..” Transl Behav Med 8, no. 2 (March 1, 2018): 225–32. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibx030.

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29432589
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Zullig, Leah L., and Lesley H. Curtis. “A population health perspective on a claims and electronic health record-based tool to screen for suboptimal medication adherence..” Am Heart J 197 (March 2018): 150–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2017.10.012.

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29447775
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Zullig, Leah L., Callie Berkowitz, Julie Miller, Katherine Ramos, Rowena Dolor, Bridget F. Koontz, Yousuf Zafar, Deborah H. Allen, Jennifer Tenhover, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Assessing key stakeholders' knowledge, needs, and preferences for cancer survivorship care plans..” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36:30–30. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2018.36.7_suppl.30.

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Zullig, Leah L., Valerie Smith, Jennifer Lindquist, Christina D. Williams, Morris Weinberger, Dawn Provenzale, George L. Jackson, Michael J. Kelley, Susanne Danus, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Cardiovascular disease-related chronic conditions among Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer survivors: A matched case-control analysis..” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36:4–4. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2018.36.7_suppl.4.

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Bosworth, Hayden B., Barbara Ngouyombo, Jan Liska, Leah L. Zullig, Caroline Atlani, and Anne C. Beal. “The importance of cholesterol medication adherence: the need for behavioral change intervention programs..” Patient Prefer Adherence 12 (2018): 341–48. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S153766.

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29563777
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