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Zachary R. Burningham

Zachary R. Burningham, MPH, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Internal Medicine

Divisions: Epidemiology

Academic Office Information

Education History

Doctoral Training University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Undergraduate Brigham Young University – Idaho

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Gao G, Martin CL, Vaughan C, Markland A, Kelly U, Pathak N, Wallace J, Burningham Z (2024). End Users' Perceived Engagement with Clinical Dashboards: A Rapid Review. Stud Health Technol Inform, 310, 1091-1095. (Read full article)
  2. Syed Q, McGwin G, Burningham Z, Kelleher JL, Mather J, Hastings SN, Stevens MB, Morris I, Jackson GL, Vaughan CP (2024). Gabapentinoid prescribing in Veterans Administration emergency departments implementing EQUIPPED. J Am Geriatr Soc. (Read full article)
  3. Gao G, Vaughan CP, Markland AD, Reinicke K, Annavaram N, Burningham Z (2024). Leveraging A Clinical Dashboard and Process Mappings to Improve Treatment Access and Outcomes for Women Veterans with Urinary Incontinence. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2023, 359-368. (Read full article)
  4. Sullivan DH, Sawyer LM, Dawson BD, Dunlap J, Cigolle CT, Keller HE, Burningham Z (2023). Use of Real Time Clinical Video Telehealth to Home by primary care providers within the Veterans Health Administration during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: variability across VA stations and with time. JAMIA Open, 6(3), ooad075. (Read full article)
  5. Burningham Z, Jackson GL, Kelleher JL, Morris I, Stevens MB, Cohen J, Maloney G, Sauer BC, Halwani AS, Chen W, Vaughan CP (2023). Use of a Medication Safety Audit and Feedback Tool in the Emergency Department Is Affected by Prescribing Characteristics. Appl Clin Inform, 14(4), 684-692. (Read full article)
  6. Gould CE, Carlson C, Alfaro AJ, Trivedi R, Savell AD, Mehta PS, Burningham Z, Peeples A, Filips J (2023). Supporting Veterans, Caregivers, and Providers in Rural Regions With Tele-Geriatric Psychiatry Consultation: A Mixed Methods Pilot Study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 31(4), 279-290. (Read full article)
  7. Vaughan CP, Burningham Z, Kelleher JL, McGwin G, Jasien CL, Hastings SN, Stevens MB, Morris I, Jackson GL, TheEQUIPPED VA Implementation QI Group (2023). A cluster-randomized trial of two implementation strategies to deliver audit and feedback in the EQUIPPED medication safety program. Acad Emerg Med. (Read full article)
  8. Parry KJ, Hicken BL, Chen W, Leng J, Allen S, Burningham Z (2022). Impact of moral injury and posttraumatic stress disorder on health care utilization and suicidality in rural and urban veterans. J Trauma Stress. (Read full article)
  9. Burningham Z, Lagha RR, Duford-Hutchinson B, Callaway-Lane C, Sauer BC, Halwani AS, Bell J, Huynh T, Douglas JR, Kramer BJ (2022). Developing the VA Geriatric Scholars Programs' Clinical Dashboards Using the PDSA Framework for Quality Improvement. Appl Clin Inform, 13(4), 961-970. (Read full article)
  10. Passey D, Healy R, Qualls J, Hamilton CJ, Tilley E, Burningham Z, Sauer B, Halwani A (2022). Development and implementation of a pharmacist-led telehealth medication management program for veterans receiving oral antineoplastic therapies through the MISSION Act. Am J Health Syst Pharm, 79(11), 835-843. (Read full article)
  11. Post AR, Burningham Z, Halwani AS (2022). Electronic Health Record Data in Cancer Learning Health Systems: Challenges and Opportunities. JCO Clin Cancer Inform, 6, e2100158. (Read full article)
  12. Friedman DR, Patil V, Li C, Rassmussen KM, Burningham Z, Hamilton-Hill S, Kelley MJ, Halwani AS (2023). Integration of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in the Electronic Health Record: The Veterans Affairs Experience. JCO Clin Cancer Inform, 6, e2100086. (Read full article)
  13. Chien HC, Morreall D, Patil V, Rasmussen KM, Yong C, Li C, Passey DG, Burningham Z, Sauer BC, Halwani AS (2021). Treatment Patterns and Outcomes in a Nationwide Cohort of Older and Younger Veterans with Waldenström Macroglobulinemia, 2006-2019. Cancers (Basel), 13(7). (Read full article)
  14. Li C, Patil V, Rasmussen KM, Yong C, Chien HC, Morreall D, Humpherys J, Sauer BC, Burningham Z, Halwani AS (2021). Predicting Survival in Veterans with Follicular Lymphoma Using Structured Electronic Health Record Information and Machine Learning. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 18(5). (Read full article)
  15. Chien HC, Morreall D, Patil V, Rasmussen KM, Li C, Yong CM, Burningham Z, Masaquel A, Halloran M, De Long-Sieg E, Schulz M, Sauer BC, Halwani AS (2020). Real-world practice patterns and outcomes in Veterans with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Future Oncol, 17(4), 411-422. (Read full article)
  16. Halwani AS, Rasmussen KM, Patil V, Morreall D, Li C, Yong C, Burningham Z, Dawson K, Masaquel A, Henderson K, DeLong-Sieg E, Sauer BC (2020). Maintenance rituximab in Veterans with follicular lymphoma. Cancer Med, 9(20), 7537-7547. (Read full article)
  17. Richter Lagha R, Burningham Z, Sauer BC, Leng J, Peters C, Huynh T, Patel S, Halwani AS, Kramer BJ (2020). Usability Testing a Potentially Inappropriate Medication Dashboard: A Core Component of the Dashboard Development Process. Appl Clin Inform, 11(4), 528-534. (Read full article)
  18. Rasmussen KM, Patil V, Burningham Z, Yong C, Sauer BC, Halwani AS (2020). Atrial Fibrillation and Bleeding in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treated with Ibrutinib in the Veterans Health Administration. Fed Pract, 37(Suppl 2), S44-S49. (Read full article)
  19. Burningham Z, Jackson GL, Kelleher J, Stevens M, Morris I, Cohen J, Maloney G, Vaughan CP (2020). The Enhancing Quality of Prescribing Practices for Older Veterans Discharged From the Emergency Department (EQUIPPED) Potentially Inappropriate Medication Dashboard: A Suitable Alternative to the In-person Academic Detailing and Standardized Feedback Reports of Traditional EQUIPPED? Clin Ther, 42(4), 573-582. (Read full article)
  20. Halwani AS, Rasmussen KM, Patil V, Li CC, Yong CM, Burningham Z, Gupta S, Narayanan S, Lin SW, Carroll S, Mhatre SK, Graff JN, Dreicer R, Sauer BC (2019). Real-world practice patterns in veterans with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Urol Oncol, 38(1), 1.e1-1.e10. (Read full article)
  21. Burningham Z, Chen W, Sauer BC, Richter Lagha R, Hansen J, Huynh T, Patel S, Leng J, Halwani A, Kramer BJ (2019). VA Geriatric Scholars Program's impact on prescribing potentially inappropriate medications. Am J Manag Care, 25(9), 425-430. (Read full article)
  22. Peters CB, Hansen JL, Halwani A, Cho ME, Leng J, Huynh T, Burningham Z, Caloyeras J, Matsuda T, Sauer BC (2019). Validation of Algorithms Used to Identify Red Blood Cell Transfusion Related Admissions in Veteran Patients with End Stage Renal Disease. EGEMS (Wash DC), 7(1), 23. (Read full article)


  1. Chien HC, Morreall D, Patil V, Rasmussen KM, Yong CM, Li CY, Passey DG, Burningham Z, Sauer BC, Halwani AS (2021). Real-world treatment patterns and outcomes in a national study of veterans with Waldenström macroglobulinemia, 2006-2019. [Letter to the editor]. Am J Hematol, 96(6), E184-E187. (Read full article)