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Anjali Gopalan, MD, MS

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Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612


anjali.gopalan@kp.org
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Anjali Gopalan, MD, MS, is a research scientist in the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Dr. Gopalan received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and biology from Rice University. She completed medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. She then went on to complete an internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania and was a member of the program's primary care track. Following residency she was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Master's degree in Health Policy Research.. Her current research interests include the roles of information and communication for patients with chronic disease. Specifically, she is interested in researching alternative, more effective ways to present medical information to patients regarding chronic disease management, particularly diabetes.

Current Position(s):

  • Research Scientist I, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California
  • Physician, Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

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Primary Research Interests:

  • Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes
  • Patient-provider communication
  • Information and risk presentation strategies
  • Behavioral economics

    Improving early-stage diabetes management: An examination of the variation in early diabetes care and its relationship to clinical outcomes

    Aim 1: Describe the type, frequency, and amount of diabetes-related health care KPNC members receive within 1 week, 3 months, and 1 year of a new diabetes diagnosis. Aim 2: Examine the relationships between the type, timing, and amount of diabetes care received during the year following diagnosis and relevant clinical outcomes.
    Investigator: Gopalan, Anjali
    Funder: Northern California Community Benefit Programs
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    Identifying Geographic Disparities in Diabetes Prevalence Among Adults and Children Using Emergency Claims Data

    Author(s): Lee DC; Gallagher MP; Gopalan A; Osorio M; Vinson AJ; Wall SP; Ravenell JE; Sevick MA; Elbel B

    J Endocr Soc. 2018 May 01;2(5):460-470. Epub 2018-04-17.

    PubMed abstract

    A systematic review of care management interventions targeting multimorbidity and high care utilization

    Author(s): Baker JM; Grant RW; Gopalan A

    BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 01 30;18(1):65. Epub 2018-01-30.

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    Population Health Management for Diabetes: Health Care System-Level Approaches for Improving Quality and Addressing Disparities

    Author(s): Schmittdiel JA; Gopalan A; Lin MW; Banerjee S; Chau CV; Adams AS

    Curr Diab Rep. 2017 May;17(5):31.

    PubMed abstract

    Randomised controlled trial of alternative messages to increase enrolment in a healthy food programme among individuals with diabetes

    Author(s): Gopalan A; Paramanund J; Shaw PA; Patel D; Friedman J; Brophy C; Buttenheim AM; Troxel AB; Asch DA; Volpp KG

    BMJ Open. 2016 Nov 30;6(11):e012009. Epub 2016-11-30.

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    Health-Specific Information and Communication Technology Use and Its Relationship to Obesity in High-Poverty, Urban Communities: Analysis of a Population-Based Biosocial Survey

    Author(s): Gopalan A; Makelarski JA; Garibay LB; Escamilla V; Merchant RM; Wolfe MB; Holbrook R; Lindau ST

    J Med Internet Res. 2016;18(6):e182. Epub 2016-06-28.

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