K.M.Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA is Ruth and O.C. Hubert Chair of Global Health & Epidemiology & Professor of Medicine at Emory University. He is a physician-scientist trained in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and preventive medicine, and specializes in the epidemiology and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and vascular diseases. Until August 2006, he led the Diabetes Epidemiology and Statistics Branch at CDC, and was Visiting Scientist at NIH from 1992-96. He is an investigator in several large, multi-center, national studies of diabetes (e.g., TRIAD, DPP, ACCORD, and SEARCH). Dr. Narayan directs Emory's Global Diabetes Research Center and collaborates with partners in South Asia and other regions of the world in a number of epidemiological, intervention, and policy studies. He is also actively involved in training of junior investigators, and serves on a number of policy committees.
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Diabetes Public Health - From Data to Policy published by Oxford University Press
K.M.Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA is Ruth and Oc Hubert Professor of Global Health & Epidemiology at Rollins School of Public Health, and Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University in Atlanta, USA. He is also Emory University's Global Health Institute Distinguished Faculty of Excellence. Dr. Narayan is a product of three continents and has a richly diverse background. He is a physician-scientist trained in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and preventive medicine, and specializes in the epidemiology and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and vascular diseases.
Until 2006, he led the Diabetes Epidemiology and Statistics Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Narayan was a Visiting Scientist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for four years before joining CDC in 1996. He is an investigator in several large, multi-center, national studies of diabetes (e.g., The TRIAD Study of diabetes quality of care, Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), The ACCORD Trial of CVD Prevention, and The SEARCH study of diabetes in children).
Dr. Narayan directs Emory's Global Diabetes & Cardiometabolic Research and Training Center. He has authored/coauthored over 300 peer-reviewed publications, including invited textbook chapters and several editorials. His editorial activities have included appointments as associate editor of Primary Care Diabetes and Clinical Diabetes; Editorial Board Canadian Diabetes Journal and Diabetes & Technology; editor, "Diabetes Public Health" published by Oxford University Press, and guest editor Annals of Internal Medicine.
He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), and the American Heart Association. Dr. Narayan has served on IOM committees, and has consulted with NIH, CDC, WHO, The World Bank, DFID, IDF, Wellcome Trust, MRC-UK, and advised a number of governments on non-communicable disease policy. Dr. Narayan was a Duke of Edinburgh'sCommonwealth Fellow in 1992, was invited by the Secretary of Air Force to serve as a member on a US National Security Forum in 2002, and participated in CDC's Leadership and Management Institute. He enjoys mentoring doctoral and post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty, and was named "Faculty Mentor of Year" in 2011 by Emory University's Graduate Division of Biomedical and Biological Sciences.
Narayan KM, Williams D, Gregg E, Cowie C, Taylor P, Mondesire J, Moran S. Diabetes Public Health – From Data to Policy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2011.
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Saaddine, J.B., Cadwell, B., Engelgau, M.M., Vinicor, F., Gregg, E.W., Imperatore, G., & Narayan. K.M.
Improvements in processes and intermediate outcomes of diabetes care, United States 1990-2000
Ann Intern Med , 144: 465-474, 2006.