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, L. L., H. B. Bosworth, A. S. Jeffreys, L. Corsino, C. J. Coffman, E. Z. Oddone, W. S. Yancy, and K. D. Allen. “The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis.” Clinical Rheumatology 34, no. 8 (August 7, 2015): 1435–41. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-014-2707-y.

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Zullig, Leah L., Hayden B. Bosworth, Amy S. Jeffreys, Leonor Corsino, Cynthia J. Coffman, Eugene Z. Oddone, William S. Yancy, and Kelli D. Allen. “The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis..” In Clin Rheumatol, 34:1435–41, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-014-2707-y.

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24916605
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Jackson, George L., Leah L. Zullig, Sean M. Phelan, Dawn Provenzale, Joan M. Griffin, Steven B. Clauser, David A. Haggstrom, Rahul M. Jindal, and Michelle van Ryn. “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 1, 2015): 2207–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.29341.

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25782082
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Zullig, Leah L., Karen M. Stechuchak, Karen M. Goldstein, Maren K. Olsen, Felicia M. McCant, Susanne Danus, Matthew J. Crowley, Eugene Z. Oddone, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Patient-reported medication adherence barriers among patients with cardiovascular risk factors..” J Manag Care Spec Pharm 21, no. 6 (June 2015): 479–85. https://doi.org/10.18553/jmcp.2015.21.6.479.

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26011549
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Zullig, Leah L., Karen Stechuchak, Karen M. Goldstein, Maren Olsen, Felicia A. McCant, Susanne M. Danus, Matthew Crowley, Eugene Oddone, and Hayden Bosworth. “PATIENT-REPORTED MEDICATION ADHERENCE BARRIERS AMONG VETERANS AFFAIRS PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30:S224–S224. SPRINGER, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zullig, Leah L., Christina D. Williams, and Alice G. Fortune-Britt. “Lung and colorectal cancer treatment and outcomes in the Veterans Affairs health care system..” Cancer Management and Research 7 (January 14, 2015): 19–35. https://doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S75463.

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25609998
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Zullig, Leah L., Ryan J. Shaw, Bimal R. Shah, Eric D. Peterson, Jennifer H. Lindquist, Matthew J. Crowley, Steven C. Grambow, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Patient-provider communication, self-reported medication adherence, and race in a postmyocardial infarction population..” Patient Prefer Adherence 9 (2015): 311–18. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S75393.

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25737633
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Zullig, Leah L., and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Selecting, adapting, and sustaining programs in health care systems..” J Multidiscip Healthc 8 (2015): 199–203. https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S80037.

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25931825
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Crowley, Matthew J., Leah L. Zullig, Bimal R. Shah, Ryan J. Shaw, Jennifer H. Lindquist, Eric D. Peterson, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Medication non-adherence after myocardial infarction: an exploration of modifying factors..” J Gen Intern Med 30, no. 1 (January 2015): 83–90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-014-3072-x.

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25361685
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