Jay Desai, PhD, MPH
Joined the Institute
MPH and PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Clinic-based diabetes quality improvement; surveillance of prediabetes, diabetes, and gestational diabetes; translation of diabetes lifestyle intervention programs into practice; development of Web-based dietary assessment tool.
Chronic disease epidemiology, surveillance, and research, with a special interest in diabetes, diabetes prevention, and related conditions; patient-direct Internet and phone strategies to gather information and activate behavior change, especially addressing dietary and physical activity behaviors.