Sanjay Basu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Stanford University

Sanjay is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford and a primary care physician and epidemiologist. Sanjay conducts research on health and social policies to reduce morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes in both the United States and internationally, typically using methods from the fields of computer science, econometrics, and large-scale data analysis. He is currently Director of the Analytics and Modeling Core of Stanford’s SPHERE Center (Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity) as well as serving as Co-Director for the Health Disparities section of Stanford’s Center for Population Health Sciences. In 2013, he was named one of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” by Foreign Policy Magazine, and in 2015 he was awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.