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Diya Patel


Karmanos Cancer Institute
Postdoctoral fellowship
2003 – 2004

University of Michigan School of Public Health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Epidemiologic Science
2000 – 2003

University of Michigan School of Public Health
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Epidemiology and International Health
1996 – 1998

University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology
1992 – 1996


Epidemiologist Consultant
University of Michigan Health System
August 2012 –

Assistant Professor

Yale University School of Medicine
2010 – 2012

Research Assistant Professor
University of Michigan Health System
2004 – 2010