Leah L Zullig
Leah L Zullig

Leah L Zullig

Professor in Population Health Sciences


Leah L. Zullig, PhD, MPH is a health services researcher and an implementation scientist. She is a Professor in the Duke Department of Population Health Sciences and an investigator with the Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation (ADAPT) at the Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Zullig’s overarching research interests address three domains: improving cancer care delivery and quality; promoting cancer survivorship and chronic disease management; and improving medication adherence. Throughout these three area of foci Dr. Zullig uses an implementation science lens with the goal of providing equitable care for all by implementing evidence-based practices in a variety of health care environments. She has authored over 150 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, Telehealth, and Health Services Research


Professor in Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine

2023 School of Medicine

Professor in Medicine in the School of Medicine

2023 School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine

2014 School of Medicine


Ph.D. 2013

2013 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


2017 Washington University in St. Louis

Publications, Grants & Awards

DCI Centers, Cancer Types & Labs

Offices & Contact

215 Morris Morris Street
Durham, NC