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Leah L. Zullig, PhD

Leah L. Zullig, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management

Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH is a health services researcher and implementation scientist. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences and Division of General Internal Medicine at Duke University, an investigator at the Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation (ADAPT) at the Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Zullig completed her BS in Health Promotion at Appalachian State University and her MPH in Public Health Administration at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Zullig completed her PhD in Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Zullig’s research interests comprise three overarching domains, to: (1) improve cancer care delivery and quality; (2) promote cancer survivorship and chronic disease self-management; and (3) to support chronic disease self-management and medication adherence. She has experience leading and collaborating on projects using a broad range of research methods to implement, adapt, and scale up evidence-based interventions and practices. This work has led to over 100 scholarly publications.

Education

BS, Health Promotion, Appalchian State University, 2002

MPH, Public Health Administration, East Tennessee State University, 2004

PhD, Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

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