Doug Easterling, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Doug Easterling, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9213 | Department: 336-716-9213


Education & Training

  • B.A., Carleton College, 1973
  • M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1983
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1993
Doug Easterling, Ph.D.

Doug Easterling, Ph.D.

Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, diabetes, education outreach, health services, research/outc, model development, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9213 | Department: 336-716-9213


Recent Publications

Avise JA, Peterson LA, Stafford JM, Boone DS Sr, Easterling D, Burke GL, Corriere MA. Exploring patient involvement in decision making for vascular procedures [abstract]. J Vasc Surg. 2014;60(6):1726-1727.

Paulik E, Maroti-Nagy A, Nagymajtenyi L, Rogers T, Easterling D. The role of home smoking bans in limiting exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke in Hungary. Health Educ Res. 2013;28(1):130-140.

Easterling D, Arnold EM, Jones JA, Smart AJ. Achieving synergy with collaborative problem solving: the value of system analysis. Found Rev. 2013;5(1):105-120.

Nageswaran S, Golden SL, Easterling D, O'Shea TM, Hansen WB, Ip EH. Factors associated with collaboration among agencies serving children with complex chronic conditions. Matern Child Health J. 2013;17(9):1533-1540.

Foley K, Easterling D, Rogers T, Sutfin E, Wolfson M, Spangler J, Balazs, P. Building capacity for tobacco research in Hungary In: Balazs P, ed. Increasing capacity for tobacco research in Hungary 2008-2013. Budapest (HU): Institute for the History of Hungarian Sciences;2013: 9-22.

Nageswaran S, Ip EH, Golden SL, O'Shea TM, Easterling D. Inter-agency collaboration in the care of children with complex chronic conditions. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(3):189-197.

Johnson AJ, Easterling D, Nelson R, Chen MY, Frankel RM. Access to radiologic reports via a patient portal: clinical simulations to investigate patient preferences. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012;9(4):256-263.

Easterling D, Conner R, Larson CE. Creating a healthy civic infrastructure: the legacy of the Colorado Healthy Communities Initiative. Natl Civ Rev. 2012;101(1):35-48.

Paulik E, Maroti-Nagy A, Nagymajtenyi L, Rogers T, Easterling D. Support for population level tobacco control policies in Hungary. Cent Eur J Public Health. 2012;20(1):75-80.

Paulik E, Rogers T, Easterling D. Inequalities in smoking related knowledge and attitudes toward smoking in Hungary [Hungarian]. Egeszsegtudomany. 2012;56(3):8-24.

Easterling D. Building the capacity of networks to achieve systems change. Found Rev. 2012;4(2):59-71.

Paulik E, Lukacs A, Rogers T, Easterling D, Nagymajtenyl L. Smoking behaviour and smoking related knowledge of Roma people [Hungarian]. Nepegeszsegugy. 2012;90(4):246-252.

Wolfson M, Champion H, Rogers T, Neiberg RH, Barker DC, Talton JW, Ip EH, D'Agostino RB Jr, Parries MT, Easterling D. Evaluation of free to grow: head start partnerships to promote substance-free communities. Eval Rev. 2011;35(2):153-188.

Easterling D, Dasgupta N, Richardson J. Reducing over-prescribing of opioids in Wilkes County, North Carolina: evaluation of the physician tool kit [abstract]. J Pain. 2011;12(4 Suppl 1):P28.

Easterling D. A hands-on approach to supporting networks. Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation. 2011;March():.

Nagymajtenyi L, Maroti-Nagy A, Easterling D, Rogers T, Paulik E. Gender differences in home smoking restrictions in Hungary [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011;65(Suppl 1):A162.

Paulik E, Agnes MN, Laszlo N, Easterling D, Rogers T. Risk perception of smoking and quitting in Hungary [abstract]. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011;65(Suppl 1):A467.

Paulik E, Nagymajtenyi L, Easterling D, Rogers T. Smoking behaviour and attitudes of Hungarian Roma and non-Roma population towards tobacco control policies. Int J Public Health. 2011;56(5):485-491.

Johnson AJ, Frankel RM, Williams LS, Glover S, Easterling D. Patient access to radiology reports: what do physicians think?. J Am Coll Radiol. 2010;7(4):281-289.

Easterling D, Sampson HC, Probst B. A communications strategy for changing community culture. Found Rev. 2010;1(4):28-44.

Johnson AJ, Easterling D, Williams LS, Glover S, Frankel RM. Insight from patients for radiologists: improving our reporting systems. J Am Coll Radiol. 2009;6(11):786-794.

Foy C, Loftin-Bell K, Mount D, Hairston K, Hunter J, Easterling D. Race, ethnicity, social trust, and self-reported health among US adults [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;167(11 Suppl):S97.

Easterling D. The leadership role of community foundations in building social capital. Natl Civ Rev. 2008;97(4):39-51.

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