Sanjay Basu

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

Professional Education

  • MD, PhD, Yale University (2009)
  • MSc, Oxford University (2003)
  • SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2002)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
  • Medical Education: Yale University School of Medicine (2009) CT
  • Residency: UCSF-Internal Medicine (2012) CA
  • Internship: UCSF-Internal Medicine (2010) CA

Honors & Awards

  • Rosenkranz Prize for Health Care Research, Stanford University (2014)
  • Top 100 Global Thinkers List, Foreign Policy Magazine (2013)
  • Physician Recognition Award, American Heart Association (2012)
  • Weingarten Award in Medicine, University of California San Francisco (2011)
  • Alumni Award for Research, Yale University (2008)
  • Dasey Award for Character and Integrity in Medicine, Yale University (2008)
  • Rhodes Scholar, State of Massachusetts, Oxford University (2002)
  • Institute Award for Research, MIT (2002)

Administrative Appointments

  • Reviewer, Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age for Purchasing Tobacco Products, Institute of Medicine (2015 - 2015)
  • Faculty, HMS Center for Primary Care (2015 - Present)
  • Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science, New York Academy of Sciences (2015 - Present)
  • Faculty, Center for International Development, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) (2014 - Present)
  • Expert Group on Survival, United Nations Population Division (2013 - Present)
  • Emerging Leaders Group, World Heart Federation (2013 - Present)
  • Expert Group, Global Burden of Disease Project (2013 - Present)
  • Epidemiology and Prevention Council, American Heart Association (2012 - Present)
  • Review Commission, WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (2012 - Present)
  • Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Faculty, Center for Health Policy, Primary Care & Outcomes Research (2012 - Present)
  • Faculty, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (2012 - Present)
  • Commission member, Population, Health and Social Development Council (2012 - Present)
  • Associate Editor, PLoS Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Faculty, Stanford Cardiovascular Research Institute (2013 - Present)
  • Associate Editor, BMC Public Health (2011 - Present)
  • Advisory Board, UCSF Evidence to Policy Initiative (2010 - 2012)
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1997 - Present)