Sanjay Basu MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center. He received his undergraduate degree from MIT before completing a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford before receiving his MD and PhD in epidemiology at Yale. His research interests focus on global development and human health, and include the use of econometrics and simulation models to study how socioeconomic changes and social policy interventions affect primary disease risk among low-income populations. His current work includes studies on the health effects of economic shocks, global changes in chronic disease risk, and approaches to studying public health interventions using systems science methods.
Alternative strategies to achieve cardiovascular mortality goals in China and India: A microsimulation of target-versus risk-based blood pressure treatment
Health Behaviors, Mental Health, and Health Care Utilization Among Single Mothers After Welfare Reforms in the 1990s
Health Disparities Research Group Leader
Assistant Professor of Medicine