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
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

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

Easterling D, Smart A, McDuffee L. Philanthropy, health systems and community health improvement In: Cutts TF, Cochrane JR, eds. Stakeholder health: insights from new systems of health. Winston-Salem (NC): Stakeholder Health;2016: 149-166.

Corriere MA, Avise JA, Peterson LA, Stafford JM, Easterling D, Boone DS Sr, Ip E, Hyde AS, Burke GL. Exploring patient involvement in decision making for vascular procedures. J Vasc Surg. 2015;62(4):.

Callahan KE, Lovato JF, Miller ME, Easterling D, Snitz B, Williamson JD. Associations between mild cognitive impairment and hospitalization and readmission. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015;63(9):1880-1885.

Corriere MA, Avise JA, Stafford JM, Peterson LA, Easterling D, Ip EH, Boone DS, Hyde AS, Guzman RJ, Burke GL. Impact of race and education on patients' preferred decision-making roles for vascular procedures and perceptions of treatment success [abstract]. J Am Coll Surg. 2015;221(4 Suppl 1):S179-S180.

Gregory R, Easterling D, Kaechele N, Trousdale W. Values-based measures of impacts to indigenous health. Risk Anal. 2015;():.

Callahan K, Lovato JF, Miller ME, Easterling D, Williamson JD. Associations of mild cognitive impairment with hospital utilization and readmission [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2015;55(Suppl 2):318.

Easterling D. Building healthy communities over the long run lessons from the Colorado healthy communities initiative. Natl Civ Rev. 2014;103(1):18-20.

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.

Easterling D. Getting to collective impact: how funders can contribute over the life course of the work. Found Rev. 2013;5(2):article 7.

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.

Easterling D, Millesen JL. Diversifying civic leadership: what it takes to move from 'new faces' to adaptive problem solving. Natl Civ Rev. 2012;101(2):20-26.

Easterling D. Scaling up civic leadership: combining individual-level change and culture change. Natl Civ Rev. 2012;101(4):51-64.

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.

Easterling D. Promoting community leadership among community foundations: the role of the social capital benchmark survey. Found Rev. 2011;3(1-2):81-96.

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.

Conner R, Easterling D. The Colorado Trust's Healthy Communities Initiative: results and lessons for comprehensive community initiatives. Found Rev. 2009;1(1):24-42.

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.

Easterling D, Lane YM. Strategies for building social capital: lessons from The Winston Salem Foundation's ECHO Fund. ECHO Fund Report. 2006;2006():.

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