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

Goldstein, KM, Stechuchak, KM, Zullig, LL, Oddone, EZ, Olsen, MK, McCant, FA, Bastian, LA, Batch, BC, and Bosworth, HB. "Impact of Gender on Satisfaction and Confidence in Cholesterol Control Among Veterans at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease." Journal of Women'S Health (2002) 26, no. 7 (July 2017): 806-814.

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28192012
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Zullig, LL, Mendys, P, and Bosworth, HB. "Medication adherence: A practical measurement selection guide using case studies." Patient education and counseling 100, no. 7 (July 2017): 1410-1414.

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28214168
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Zullig, LL, Liang, Y, Vale Arismendez, S, Trevino, A, Bosworth, HB, and Turner, BJ. "Trajectory of systolic blood pressure in a low-income, racial-ethnic minority cohort with diabetes and baseline uncontrolled hypertension." Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.) 19, no. 7 (July 2017): 722-730.

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28371157
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Zullig, LL, Sims, KJ, McNeil, R, Williams, CD, Jackson, GL, Provenzale, D, and Kelley, MJ. "Cancer Incidence Among Patients of the U.S. Veterans Affairs Health Care System: 2010 Update." Military Medicine 182, no. 7 (July 2017): e1883-e1891.

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28810986
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Berkowitz, C, Allen, DH, Tenhover, J, Zullig, LL, Fischer, JE, Pollak, KI, Hicks, MR, Hillson, JV, and Koontz, BF. "Survivorship needs after head and neck cancer treatment." May 20, 2017.

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Zullig, LL, Wolf, S, Vlastelica, L, Shankaran, V, and Zafar, SY. "The Role of Patient Financial Assistance Programs in Reducing Costs for Cancer Patients." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 23, no. 4 (April 2017): 407-411.

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28345445
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Zullig, LL, Carpenter, WR, and Williams, CD. "Next steps to improve disparities in lung cancer treatment clinical trial enrollment." Annals of translational medicine 5, no. 5 (March 2017): 118-.

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28361083
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Helmy, R, Zullig, LL, Dunbar-Jacob, J, Hughes, DA, Vrijens, B, Wilson, IB, and De Geest, S. "ESPACOMP Medication Adherence Reporting Guidelines (EMERGE): a reactive-Delphi study protocol." Bmj Open 7, no. 2 (February 10, 2017): e013496-null.

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28188154
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Helmy, R, Zullig, LL, Dunbar-Jacob, J, Hughes, DA, Vrijens, B, Wilson, IB, and De Geest, S. "ESPACOMP Medication Adherence Reporting Guidelines (EMERGE): a reactive-Delphi study protocol." BMJ OPEN 7, no. 2 (February 2017).

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Bosworth, HB, Fortmann, SP, Kuntz, J, Zullig, LL, Mendys, P, Safford, M, Phansalkar, S, Wang, T, and Rumptz, MH. "Recommendations for Providers on Person-Centered Approaches to Assess and Improve Medication Adherence." Journal of general internal medicine 32, no. 1 (January 2017): 93-100.

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27599489
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