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Mayur M. Desai

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, YSPH; Track Director, Applied Analytical Methods and Epidemiology, Online Executive MPH Program; Director, Advanced Professional MPH Program; Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

Research Summary

Professor Desai directs Yale's Advanced Professional MPH Program and teaches courses on epidemiologic research methods and data analysis. His research interests focus on: (1) improving the quality and outcomes of medical care in complex and vulnerable populations, including persons with mental disorders, veterans, immigrants, and the elderly; and (2) workforce issues in public health and medicine. Professor Desai’s interests also include global health, cardiovascular disease, and psychosocial epidemiology.

Specialized Terms: Epidemiologic Methods; Health Services Research; Mental Disorders; Cardiovascular Disease; Global Health


Research Interests

Mental Disorders; Cardiovascular Diseases; Epidemiologic Methods; Health Services Research; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Veterans; Global Health; Emigrants and Immigrants

Public Health Interests

Aging; Cardiovascular Diseases; Epidemiology Methods; Global Health; Health Care Quality, Efficiency; Health Policy; Mental Health

Selected Publications