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Mayur M. Desai

Mayur M. Desai, PhD, MPH, FACE

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

Dr. Desai is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health. As a core faculty member in the Yale National Clinician Scholars Program, he coordinates the “Clinical and Health Services Research Methods” course and teaching the quantitative methods portion of the curriculum. His research interests focus on improving the quality and outcomes of care in complex and vulnerable populations, including persons with mental disorders, veterans, immigrants, and the elderly. At CORE, Dr. Desai collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of investigators, under contract with CMS, to develop statistical models that are used to measure and publicly report hospital clinical outcomes using Medicare administrative data.