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Karl E. Minges, PhD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Cardiology)

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Karl E. Minges, PhD, MPH

Mailing Address

  • 1 Church Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States



Karl E. Minges, PhD, MPH is an Associate Research Scientist for the American College of Cardiology Data Analytic Center and the Quality Measurement Group at the Yale/YNHH Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). He most recently earned his PhD at Yale University, where he was a National Institutes of Health (NIH) fellow whose research focused on improving the health of vulnerable patient populations. Previously, Dr. Minges completed his master of public health (MPH) degree at Columbia University where his studies focused on sociomedical sciences and aging and public health. He was also the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Australia where he conducted research on a diabetes health promotion program.

Dr. Minges’ research interests focus on improving health systems through clinical decision-making, quality improvement, and evaluation of healthcare interventions in the lens of cardiovascular diseases and procedures, diabetes, and obesity prevention and management. He has expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodology, as well as extensive experience in the conduct of mixed methods studies, systematic reviews, program and policy development and evaluation, working in multi-disciplinary teams, and collaborating with individuals from government, the private-sector, and academic institutions.

He is the recipient of numerous early career awards, including those from the American Heart Association, Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Anthony DiGuida Dissertation Prize (Yale University) for “demonstrating creative conceptualization of a complex clinical problem for study, methodologic and analytic excellence, and superb writing”. Dr. Minges is an author of nearly two-dozen peer-reviewed publications in the fields of behavioral medicine, public health, and health services research.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University (2016)
  • MPH
    Columbia University (2010)

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