Leah L Zullig

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An examination of racial differences in process and outcome of colorectal cancer care quality among users of the veterans affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 12:255-60. 2013
  2. pmc The role of home blood pressure telemonitoring in managing hypertensive populations
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 411 West Chapel Street, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:346-55. 2013
  3. pmc Patient-reported quality of supportive care among patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System
    Michelle van Ryn
    Michelle van Ryn and Sean M Phelan, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Joan M Griffin, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Mark W Yeazel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Neeraj K Arora and Steven B Clauser, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD David A Haggstrom, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN George L Jackson, Leah L Zullig, and Dawn Provenzale, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center George L Jackson, S Yousuf Zafar, and Dawn Provenzale, Duke University Medical Center, Durham Leah L Zullig, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC and Rahul M Jindal, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
    J Clin Oncol 32:809-15. 2014
  4. pmc Examining potential colorectal cancer care disparities in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Leah L Zullig, Dawn Provenzale, Morris Weinberger, and George L Jackson, Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Dawn Provenzale and George L Jackson, Duke University, Durham and Leah L Zullig, William R Carpenter, Morris Weinberger, and Bryce B Reeve, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Clin Oncol 31:3579-84. 2013
  5. pmc Chemotherapy use and patient treatment preferences in advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 119:854-62. 2013
  6. pmc The Cardiovascular Intervention Improvement Telemedicine Study (CITIES): rationale for a tailored behavioral and educational pharmacist-administered intervention for achieving cardiovascular disease risk reduction
    Leah L Zullig
    1 Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Telemed J E Health 20:135-43. 2014
  7. pmc Colorectal Cancer Statistics From the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 15:e199-e204. 2016
  8. pmc Influence of comorbidity on racial differences in receipt of surgery among US veterans with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer
    Christina D Williams
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:475-81. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported medication adherence barriers among patients with cardiovascular risk factors
    Leah L Zullig
    Duke University Medical Center, 411 W Chapel Hill St, Ste 600, Durham, NC 27701
    J Manag Care Spec Pharm 21:479-85. 2015
  10. pmc Patient characteristics associated with the level of patient-reported care coordination among male patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Cancer 121:2207-13. 2015

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc An examination of racial differences in process and outcome of colorectal cancer care quality among users of the veterans affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 12:255-60. 2013
    ..This study examines racial differences in 2 dimensions of quality of VA CRC care: processes (time to treatment) and outcomes (survival)...
  2. pmc The role of home blood pressure telemonitoring in managing hypertensive populations
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 411 West Chapel Street, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 15:346-55. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we discuss the role of home-based blood pressure telemonitoring within the context of the patient-centered medical home and the evolving role of technology. ..
  3. pmc Patient-reported quality of supportive care among patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System
    Michelle van Ryn
    Michelle van Ryn and Sean M Phelan, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Joan M Griffin, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Mark W Yeazel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Neeraj K Arora and Steven B Clauser, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD David A Haggstrom, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN George L Jackson, Leah L Zullig, and Dawn Provenzale, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center George L Jackson, S Yousuf Zafar, and Dawn Provenzale, Duke University Medical Center, Durham Leah L Zullig, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC and Rahul M Jindal, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
    J Clin Oncol 32:809-15. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Examining potential colorectal cancer care disparities in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Leah L Zullig, Dawn Provenzale, Morris Weinberger, and George L Jackson, Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Dawn Provenzale and George L Jackson, Duke University, Durham and Leah L Zullig, William R Carpenter, Morris Weinberger, and Bryce B Reeve, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    J Clin Oncol 31:3579-84. 2013
    ..We examined the association between race and receipt of National Comprehensive Cancer Network guideline-concordant CRC care...
  5. pmc Chemotherapy use and patient treatment preferences in advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 119:854-62. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how patient preferences guide the course of palliative chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer...
  6. pmc The Cardiovascular Intervention Improvement Telemedicine Study (CITIES): rationale for a tailored behavioral and educational pharmacist-administered intervention for achieving cardiovascular disease risk reduction
    Leah L Zullig
    1 Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Telemed J E Health 20:135-43. 2014
    ..Our objective was to describe the theoretical framework underlying a tailored behavioral and educational pharmacist-administered intervention for achieving CVD risk reduction...
  7. pmc Colorectal Cancer Statistics From the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 15:e199-e204. 2016
    ..We describe veterans with incident CRC in terms of their patient and tumor characteristics and mortality...
  8. pmc Influence of comorbidity on racial differences in receipt of surgery among US veterans with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer
    Christina D Williams
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:475-81. 2013
    ..To assess whether comorbidity contributes to the observed racial differences, we evaluated racial differences in the prevalence of comorbidity and their impact on receipt of surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported medication adherence barriers among patients with cardiovascular risk factors
    Leah L Zullig
    Duke University Medical Center, 411 W Chapel Hill St, Ste 600, Durham, NC 27701
    J Manag Care Spec Pharm 21:479-85. 2015
    ..The Cardiovascular Intervention Improvement Telemedicine Study (CITIES) was a tailored behavioral pharmacist-administered and telephone-based intervention for reducing CVD risk...
  10. pmc Patient characteristics associated with the level of patient-reported care coordination among male patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Cancer 121:2207-13. 2015
    ....
  11. pmc Health beliefs and desire to improve cholesterol levels among patients with hyperlipidemia
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, USA Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 99:830-5. 2016
    ..We assessed key Health Belief model concepts to describe patients' cholesterol-related health beliefs and examine associations between patient-level factors and desire to improve cholesterol control...
  12. ncbi request reprint Examining racial variation in antiemetic use and post-chemotherapy health care utilization for nausea and vomiting among breast cancer patients
    Devon K Check
    Department of Health Policy and Management, CB 7411, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Support Care Cancer 24:4839-4847. 2016
    ..To understand the potential contribution of CINV prophylaxis to breast cancer disparities, we assessed racial variation in potent antiemetic use and post-chemotherapy utilization related to CINV and the relationship between the two...
  13. doi request reprint A protocol to evaluate the efficacy, perceptions, and cost of a cholesterol packaging approach to improve medication adherence
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, United States Department of Medicine, Duke University, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 39:106-12. 2014
    ..Despite clinical practice guidelines aimed at facilitating LDL-C control, many Veterans do not achieve guideline-recommended LDL-C levels...
  14. doi request reprint Heart matters: Gender and racial differences cardiovascular disease risk factor control among veterans
    Karen M Goldstein
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Ambulatory Care Services, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:477-83. 2014
    ....
  15. pmc Utilization of hospital-based chaplain services among newly diagnosed male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients
    Leah L Zullig
    Health Services Research and Development 152, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Relig Health 53:498-510. 2014
    ..017; 95 % CI = 0.999-1.035), younger age (age OR = 0.979; 95 % CI = 0.964-0.996), and later cancer stage (early stage OR = 0.743; 95 % CI = 0.559-0.985). Chaplain services are most utilized by younger, sicker patients...
  16. pmc Using NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology to measure the quality of colorectal cancer care in the veterans health administration
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:431-41. 2013
    ..NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology were successfully used to develop a measurement system for a VHA research-operations quality improvement partnership...
  17. pmc Transportation: a vehicle or roadblock to cancer care for VA patients with colorectal cancer?
    Leah L Zullig
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, NC 27705, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 11:60-5. 2012
    ..Patients must have transportation to the treatment site before they can access appropriate cancer care. This article describes factors associated with patients experiencing transportation-related barriers to accessing cancer care...
  18. pmc Cancer registration needs assessment at a tertiary medical centre in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Leah L Zullig
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    World Health Popul 14:12-23. 2013
    ..For most resources, respondents felt that resources were sufficient or attainable. Respondents were generally confident and committed to registry implementation. Lessons learned at KCMC may be more broadly relevant...
  19. pmc Medication non-adherence after myocardial infarction: an exploration of modifying factors
    Matthew J Crowley
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, HSR and D 152, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:83-90. 2015
    ..A better understanding of the modifying factors underlying medication non-adherence among individuals with known cardiovascular disease may inform approaches for addressing non-adherence...
  20. doi request reprint A health literacy pilot intervention to improve medication adherence using Meducation® technology
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 95:288-91. 2014
    ..To determine whether antihypertensive medication adherence could improve using a Meducation® technology health literacy intervention...
  21. doi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of providing personalised cardiovascular risk information to modify health behaviour
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 20:147-52. 2014
    ..However, web-based interventions do not replace the need for human interaction to communicate CVD risk and assist with decision-making...
  22. pmc Telemedicine cardiovascular risk reduction in veterans
    S Dee Melnyk
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Am Heart J 165:501-8. 2013
    ..We are examining a Clinical pharmacy specialist-, telephone-administered intervention, relying on home monitoring, with a goal of providing tailored medication and behavioral intervention to Veterans with CVD risk...
  23. pmc Cancer incidence among patients of the U.S. Veterans Affairs Health Care System
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Mil Med 177:693-701. 2012
    ..S. cancer cases). Our objective was to provide the first comprehensive description of cancer incidence as reported in VACCR...
  24. ncbi request reprint Statin Adherence: Does Gender Matter?
    Karen M Goldstein
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 18:63. 2016
    ..Women continue to be less likely to take statins and to meet target LDL goals than men. As a possible contributing factor to this disparity, we explore the evidence for gender-based differences in provision of, and adherence to statins...
  25. doi request reprint Association between perceived life chaos and medication adherence in a postmyocardial infarction population
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:619-25. 2013
    ..The main objective was to evaluate the extent to which an instrument designed to measure life chaos is associated with CVD-medication nonadherence...
  26. pmc Organizational factors associated with readiness to implement and translate a primary care based telemedicine behavioral program to improve blood pressure control: the HTN-IMPROVE study
    Ryan J Shaw
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 411 West Chapel Street, Suite 600, Durham, NC, USA
    Implement Sci 8:106. 2013
    ..Hypertension is prevalent and often sub-optimally controlled; however, interventions to improve blood pressure control have had limited success...
  27. pmc The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 34:1435-41. 2015
    ..Interventions for patients with OA need to address comorbid conditions and their impact on key outcomes...
  28. pmc mHealth interventions for weight loss: a guide for achieving treatment fidelity
    Ryan J Shaw
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:959-63. 2014
    ....
  29. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
    ..We describe early dissemination patterns for first-line bevacizumab given for metastatic colorectal cancer treatment...
  30. pmc Recommendations for Providers on Person-Centered Approaches to Assess and Improve Medication Adherence
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med . 2016
    ..Such patient-centered approaches hold considerable promise for addressing the high rates of non-adherence to medications for chronic conditions...
  31. pmc Use of NCCN Guidelines, Other Guidelines, and Biomarkers for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Christina D Williams
    From Cooperative Studies Program Epidemiology Center Durham, Durham VA Medical Center, and Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14:1479-1485. 2016
    ....
  32. pmc Enrollment and Racial Disparities in Cancer Treatment Clinical Trials in North Carolina
    Leah L Zullig
    Research Health Science Specialist, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina adjunct assistant professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina assistant professor, Department of Medicine and Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    N C Med J 77:52-8. 2016
    ..We provide updated data describing enrollment into cancer treatment trials in North Carolina...
  33. pmc Investigating racial disparities in use of NK1 receptor antagonists to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting among women with breast cancer
    Devon K Check
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 156:351-9. 2016
    ..These disparities may be partly explained by racial differences in socioeconomic status, which may translate into differential ability to afford the medication. ..
  34. doi request reprint Behavioral interventions to improve hypertension control in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 16:827-37. 2014
    ..The VA bridges services related to diagnosis, treatment, medication management, and behavioral counseling in a unified approach that supports collaboration and provides infrastructure for hypertension management. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and intentions regarding abortion provision among medical school students in South Africa
    Stephanie B Wheeler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:154-63. 2012
    ..A better understanding is needed of medical students' attitudes, beliefs and intentions regarding abortion provision...
  36. pmc Sustainability and performance of the National Cancer Institute's Community Clinical Oncology Program
    William R Carpenter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7411, 1102A McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:46-54. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Use of psychosocial support services among male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients
    Natia S Hamilton
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:242-53. 2011
    ..65, 95% confidence interval [0.43, 0.97]). The majority of patients in the VA receive some type of psychosocial service at the time of CRC diagnosis...