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Sangeeta Gupta - dsu

Sangeeta Gupta, MD, MPH

Delaware State University Site Principal investigator

Delaware State university site principal investigator

Sangeeta Gupta, MD MPH is Associate Professor of Public Health at Delaware State University. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Gupta has served as a senior chronic disease epidemiologist in health departments. Dr. Gupta has been the Principal Investigator and co-investigator for projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) related to cancer, tick-borne diseases, HIV and Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Program. She is interested in applying epidemiologic methods to address the influences of socioeconomic and place-based factors on chronic diseases. Her interest is in applying epidemiologic methods to address health disparities and inequities through analyzing and addressing social determinants of health. Dr. Gupta has experience in coordinating and conducting surveillance studies, program evaluations in low and middle income countries. Recent research includes work on the role of health literacy in managing the dual burden of infectious diseases and non communicable diseases (NCDs) in Ghana and Uganda. Dr. Gupta serves on several national committees and organizations including Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), American Public Health Association (APHA) and National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD).