Author: Hayden B. Bosworth



Hayden Bosworth, PhD serves as Research Professor / Associate Director for Research Programs in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine.

Dr. Bosworth’s research interests comprise three overarching areas:
1) clinical research that provides knowledge for improving patients’
treatment adherence and self-ˇmanagement in chronic care; 2) translation
research to improve access to quality of care; and 3) eliminate health care

Dr. Bosworth is the recipient of an American Heart Association established
investigator award, the 2013 VA Undersecretary Award for Outstanding
Achievement in Health Services Research (the annual award is the highest
honor for VA health services researchers), and a VA Senior Career Scientist
Award. In terms of self-management, Dr. Bosworth has expertise developing interventions to improve health behaviors related to hypertension, coronary artery disease, and depression, and has been developing and implementing tailored patient interventions to reduce the burden of other chronic diseases. These trials focus on motivating individuals to initiate health behaviors and sustaining them long term and use members of the health care team, particularly pharmacists and nurses. He has been the Principal Investigator of over 30 trials resulting in over 275 peer reviewed publications and four books. This work has been or is being implemented in multiple arenas including Medicaid of North Carolina, The United Kingdom National Health System Direct, Kaiser Health care system, and the Veterans Affairs.