Sanjay Basu

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Alternative Strategies to Achieve Cardiovascular Mortality Goals in China and India: A Microsimulation of Target- Versus Risk-Based Blood Pressure Treatment
    Sanjay Basu
    From Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA S B Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S B Division of Medicine, University College London, London, United Kingdom J S Y Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI J B S, R A H Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI J B S, R A H School of Public Health, Imperial College London London, United Kingdom C M and Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India C M
    Circulation 133:840-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Health and Economic Implications of National Treatment Coverage for Cardiovascular Disease in India: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    From the Department of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, S B, E B, Department of Medicine Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Prevention Research Center S B, and Division of General Medical Disciplines E B, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Department of Economics National Bureau of Economic Research, Center for International Development, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford, CA S B Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom S B Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy and Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles N S and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA N S
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 8:541-51. 2015
  3. doi request reprint A Simulation Modeling Framework to Optimize Programs Using Financial Incentives to Motivate Health Behavior Change
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA SB, MK
    Med Decis Making 36:48-58. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Comparing decisions for malaria testing and presumptive treatment: a net health benefit analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA SB, SM, EB
    Med Decis Making 34:996-1005. 2014
  5. pmc Does investment in the health sector promote or inhibit economic growth?
    Aaron Reeves
    Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, England
    Global Health 9:43. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Ending SNAP subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, in California
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1032-9. 2014
  7. doi request reprint An alternative mechanism for international health aid: evaluating a Global Social Protection Fund
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Medical School Office Building, X322, 1265 Welch Road, Mail Code 5411, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:127-36. 2014
  8. pmc The effect of tobacco control measures during a period of rising cardiovascular disease risk in India: a mathematical model of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001480. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries: determinants of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control in the WHO SAGE study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care, and Outcomes Research, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hypertension 62:18-26. 2013
  10. pmc The relationship of sugar to population-level diabetes prevalence: an econometric analysis of repeated cross-sectional data
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57873. 2013

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Alternative Strategies to Achieve Cardiovascular Mortality Goals in China and India: A Microsimulation of Target- Versus Risk-Based Blood Pressure Treatment
    Sanjay Basu
    From Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA S B Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S B Division of Medicine, University College London, London, United Kingdom J S Y Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI J B S, R A H Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI J B S, R A H School of Public Health, Imperial College London London, United Kingdom C M and Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India C M
    Circulation 133:840-8. 2016
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Health and Economic Implications of National Treatment Coverage for Cardiovascular Disease in India: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    From the Department of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, S B, E B, Department of Medicine Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Prevention Research Center S B, and Division of General Medical Disciplines E B, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Department of Economics National Bureau of Economic Research, Center for International Development, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford, CA S B Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom S B Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy and Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles N S and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA N S
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 8:541-51. 2015
    ..We sought to identify the impact of expanding national insurance to cover primary prevention, secondary prevention, and tertiary treatment for cardiovascular disease in India...
  3. doi request reprint A Simulation Modeling Framework to Optimize Programs Using Financial Incentives to Motivate Health Behavior Change
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA SB, MK
    Med Decis Making 36:48-58. 2016
    ..Thus, fundamental questions have been left unanswered: To generate positive economic returns on investment, what level of incentive should be offered for any given type of incentive program and among which employees?..
  4. doi request reprint Comparing decisions for malaria testing and presumptive treatment: a net health benefit analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA SB, SM, EB
    Med Decis Making 34:996-1005. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Does investment in the health sector promote or inhibit economic growth?
    Aaron Reeves
    Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, England
    Global Health 9:43. 2013
    ..In this study, we evaluate the economic effects of alternative types of government spending by estimating "fiscal multipliers" (the return on investment for each $1 dollar of government spending)...
  6. doi request reprint Ending SNAP subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, in California
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1032-9. 2014
    ..Such a subsidy could, however, more than double the proportion of SNAP participants who meet federal vegetable and fruit consumption guidelines. ..
  7. doi request reprint An alternative mechanism for international health aid: evaluating a Global Social Protection Fund
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Medical School Office Building, X322, 1265 Welch Road, Mail Code 5411, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:127-36. 2014
    ..Payments from high-income countries are also likely to decrease over time as middle-income countries' economies grow. ..
  8. pmc The effect of tobacco control measures during a period of rising cardiovascular disease risk in India: a mathematical model of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001480. 2013
    ..We simulated tobacco control and pharmacological strategies for preventing cardiovascular deaths in India, the country that is expected to experience more cardiovascular deaths than any other over the next decade...
  9. doi request reprint Social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries: determinants of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control in the WHO SAGE study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care, and Outcomes Research, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hypertension 62:18-26. 2013
    ..Overall, the social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries seems to be correlated to increasing obesity prevalence, and hypertension control rates are particularly low for adult men across distinct cultures...
  10. pmc The relationship of sugar to population-level diabetes prevalence: an econometric analysis of repeated cross-sectional data
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57873. 2013
    ..Differences in sugar availability statistically explain variations in diabetes prevalence rates at a population level that are not explained by physical activity, overweight or obesity...
  11. pmc Dietary salt reduction and cardiovascular disease rates in India: a mathematical model
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e44037. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether salt reductions would be beneficial or feasible, given the worry that unrealistically large reductions would be required, worsening iodine deficiency and benefiting only urban subpopulations...
  12. doi request reprint Alcohol use during the great recession of 2008-2009
    Jacob Bor
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:343-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess changes in alcohol use in the USA during the Great Recession...
  13. pmc Relationship of soft drink consumption to global overweight, obesity, and diabetes: a cross-national analysis of 75 countries
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is with the Department of Medicine, Prevention Research Center and Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Martin McKee is with the Department of Public Health and Policy and the European Center for Health of Societies in Transition at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Gauden Galea is with the Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland David Stuckler is with the Department of Sociology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Public Health 103:2071-7. 2013
    ..We estimated the relationship between soft drink consumption and obesity and diabetes worldwide...
  14. doi request reprint Nutritional determinants of worldwide diabetes: an econometric study of food markets and diabetes prevalence in 173 countries
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M 987, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:179-86. 2013
    ..We sought to determine what socio-economic and dietary factors are the most significant population-level contributors to diabetes prevalence rates internationally...
  15. pmc A metabolic-epidemiological microsimulation model to estimate the changes in energy intake and physical activity necessary to meet the Healthy People 2020 obesity objective
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu and Marilyn Winkleby are with the Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and the Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Sanjay Basu is also with the Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Hilary Seligman is with the Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    Am J Public Health 104:1209-16. 2014
    ..We combined a metabolic and an epidemiological model of obesity to estimate changes in calorie intake and physical activity necessary to achieve the Healthy People 2020 objective of reducing adult obesity prevalence from 33.9% to 30.5%...
  16. pmc Palm oil taxes and cardiovascular disease mortality in India: economic-epidemiologic model
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, and Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    BMJ 347:f6048. 2013
    ..To examine the potential effect of a tax on palm oil on hyperlipidemia and on mortality due to cardiovascular disease in India...
  17. doi request reprint Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe
    Marina Karanikolos
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1323-31. 2013
    ..Policy decisions about how to respond to economic crises have pronounced and unintended effects on public health, yet public health voices have remained largely silent during the economic crisis...
  18. doi request reprint Universal health coverage: a quest for all countries but under threat in some
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Value Health 16:S39-45. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Mining and risk of tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa
    David Stuckler
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:524-30. 2011
    ..We estimated the relationship between mining and tuberculosis (TB) among countries in sub-Saharan Africa...
  20. pmc Does recession reduce global health aid? Evidence from 15 high-income countries, 1975-2007
    David Stuckler
    Harvard University, Department of Global Health and Population, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:252-7. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that economic recessions lead to reduced global development assistance for health (DAH)...
  21. pmc Governance and health in the Arab world
    Rajaie Batniji
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 383:343-55. 2014
    ..To better guide efforts to transform political and economic institutions, more data are needed for health-care access, health-care quality, health status, and access to services of marginalised groups. ..
  22. pmc Comparative performance of private and public healthcare systems in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001244. 2012
    ..We performed a systematic review of research studies investigating the performance of private and public sector delivery in low- and middle-income countries...
  23. pmc Projected effects of tobacco smoking on worldwide tuberculosis control: mathematical modelling analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMJ 343:d5506. 2011
    ..Smoking has been linked to increased individual risk of tuberculosis infection and mortality, but it remains unclear how these risks affect population-wide tuberculosis rates...
  24. pmc Transmission dynamics and control of cholera in Haiti: an epidemic model
    Jason R Andrews
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lancet 377:1248-55. 2011
    ..We used a mathematical model of the epidemic to provide projections of future morbidity and mortality, and to produce comparative estimates of the effects of proposed interventions...
  25. doi request reprint Banking crises and mortality during the Great Depression: evidence from US urban populations, 1929-1937
    David Stuckler
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:410-9. 2012
    ..The authors assess the effects of the Great Depression using city-level estimates of US mortality and an underlying measure of economic crisis, bank suspensions, at the state level...
  26. pmc Global health philanthropy and institutional relationships: how should conflicts of interest be addressed?
    David Stuckler
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001020. 2011
  27. doi request reprint The health system and population health implications of large-scale diabetes screening in India: a microsimulation model of alternative approaches
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Center on Poverty and Inequality, and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 12:e1001827; discussion e1001827. 2015
    ..We sought to identify the implications of using alternative screening instruments to detect people with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes among diverse populations across India...
  28. pmc Complexity in mathematical models of public health policies: a guide for consumers of models
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Center for Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001540. 2013
    b>Sanjay Basu and colleagues explain how models are increasingly used to inform public health policy yet readers may struggle to evaluate the quality of models...
  29. pmc Addressing institutional amplifiers in the dynamics and control of tuberculosis epidemics
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:30-7. 2011
    ..However, reducing the total population size entering institutional amplifiers significantly lowered tuberculosis incidence and the risk of propagating new drug-resistant tuberculosis strains...
  30. pmc Averting obesity and type 2 diabetes in India through sugar-sweetened beverage taxation: an economic-epidemiologic modeling study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research Center on Poverty and Inequality and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 11:e1001582. 2014
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Initiating malaria control programs in the third world: directives for short- and long-term solutions
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 15:59-75. 2002
    ..But the successful control of malaria will require sustained support from wealthy nations, without whom vaccine development and vector control programs will likely fail...
  32. pmc Where there is no health research: what can be done to fill the global gaps in health research?
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 9:e1001209. 2012
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The EARN-Health Trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial to identify health effects of a financial savings programme among low-income US adults
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    BMJ Open 5:e009366. 2015
    ..Our objective is to test whether an intervention that encourages financial savings among low-income US adults improves health behaviours and mental health...
  34. doi request reprint Implications of workforce and financing changes for primary care practice utilization, revenue, and cost: a generalizable mathematical model for practice management
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, and Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Med Care 53:125-32. 2015
    ..Primary care practice transformations require tools for policymakers and practice managers to understand the financial implications of workforce and reimbursement changes...
  35. pmc Job loss, wealth and depression during the Great Recession in the USA and Europe
    Carlos Riumallo-Herl
    LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, Department of Medicine, Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA, Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, Faculty of Social Sciences, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, and Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1508-17. 2014
    ..To examine whether late-career job loss increased depression among older workers approaching retirement in the USA and Europe...
  36. doi request reprint Nutritional policy changes in the supplemental nutrition assistance program: a microsimulation and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA SB
    Med Decis Making 33:937-48. 2013
    ..Some experts have proposed limiting the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, for calorie-dense foods or subsidizing SNAP purchases of healthier foods...