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

Ramalingam, S, Pollak, KI, Zullig, LL, and Harrison, MR. "What Should We Tell Patients About Physical Activity After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis?." Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.) 29, no. 9 (September 1, 2015). (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Shaw, RJ, Zullig, LL, Crowley, MJ, Grambow, SC, Lindquist, JH, Shah, BR, Peterson, E, and Bosworth, HB. "Willingness of Patients to Use Computers for Health Communication and Monitoring Following Myocardial Infarction." Computers, informatics, nursing : CIN 33, no. 9 (September 2015): 384-389.

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26176640
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Ramalingam, S, Pollak, KI, Zullig, LL, and Harrison, MR. "What Should We Tell Patients About Physical Activity After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis?." Oncology (Williston Park) 29, no. 9 (September 2015): 680-694. (Review)

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26384805
Scholars@Duke

Zullig, LL, Bosworth, HB, Jeffreys, AS, Corsino, L, Coffman, CJ, Oddone, EZ, Yancy, WS, and Allen, KD. "The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis." Clinical Rheumatology 34, no. 8 (August 7, 2015): 1435-1441.

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Zullig, LL, Bosworth, HB, Jeffreys, AS, Corsino, L, Coffman, CJ, Oddone, EZ, Yancy, WS, and Allen, KD. "The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis." August 2015.

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24916605
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Jackson, GL, Zullig, LL, Phelan, SM, Provenzale, D, Griffin, JM, Clauser, SB, Haggstrom, DA, Jindal, RM, and van Ryn, M. "Patient characteristics associated with the level of patient-reported care coordination among male patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs health care system." Cancer 121, no. 13 (July 2015): 2207-2213.

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25782082
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Zullig, LL, Stechuchak, KM, Goldstein, KM, Olsen, MK, McCant, FM, Danus, S, Crowley, MJ, Oddone, EZ, and Bosworth, HB. "Patient-reported medication adherence barriers among patients with cardiovascular risk factors." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 21, no. 6 (June 2015): 479-485.

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26011549
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Zullig, LL, Stechuchak, K, Goldstein, KM, Olsen, M, McCant, FA, Danus, SM, Crowley, M, Oddone, E, and Bosworth, H. "PATIENT-REPORTED MEDICATION ADHERENCE BARRIERS AMONG VETERANS AFFAIRS PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS." April 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zullig, LL, Gellad, WF, Moaddeb, J, Crowley, MJ, Shrank, W, Granger, BB, Granger, CB, Trygstad, T, Liu, LZ, and Bosworth, HB. "Improving diabetes medication adherence: successful, scalable interventions." Patient Preference and Adherence 9 (January 23, 2015): 139-149. (Review)

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25670885
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Zullig, LL, Williams, CD, and Fortune-Britt, AG. "Lung and colorectal cancer treatment and outcomes in the Veterans Affairs health care system." Cancer Management and Research 7 (January 14, 2015): 19-35. (Review)

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25609998
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