Sanjay Basu

Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD, is a physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the development and application of disease prevention models for low-income communities. As co-founder and Head of Clinical for Waymark, Sanjay oversees the company’s research and development function, including product, engineering, design, and clinical teams. His team is building a technology stack to enable community based care.

Prior to Waymark, Dr. Basu served as the Director of Research at the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care. Dr. Basu received his education from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Oxford University (as a Rhodes Scholar), and Yale before completing his residency in internal medicine at the University of California in San Francisco.

Sanjay has published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles, been named to the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” List by Foreign Policy Magazine, awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, and received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. His work has focused on preventing and treating chronic diseases, reducing the health effects of financial shocks and other adverse social determinants of health, improving access to essential healthcare services, and improving primary care infrastructure and quality. He currently practices medicine at San Francisco's Integrated Care Center, a primary care, behavioral health, substance abuse, and oral health center for unhoused people.

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