Santanu K Datta

Santanu K Datta

ASO PROF

Department: HP-HEALTH SERVICES ADMIN
Business Phone: (352) 273-6074
Business Email: santanu.datta@phhp.ufl.edu

About Santanu K Datta

Dr. Santanu K. Datta, PhD, MBA, MS, is an Associate Professor and holds the Louis C. Gapenski Endowed Professorship. He joined the University of Florida in May, 2019 after a 22-year career with the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine as well as a joint appointment in the Center of Excellence in Primary Care at the Durham VA Medical Center. He obtained a BS in Chemistry, an MBA in Finance, and an MS in Economics from Florida State University and a PhD in Health Policy and Administration from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Dr. Datta conducts health economics, health outcomes, and implementation science research for various diseases, health interventions and programs, and health policies. His current research is focused in the areas of lung cancer screening, smoking cessation, and adolescent vaping.

Research Profile

Dr. Datta’s research is motivated by the need to provide decision-makers with information regarding healthcare costs, cost-effectiveness analysis, and budgetary impact of healthcare interventions, programs, and policies that improve health outcomes and quality-of-life to facilitate evidence-based policy and clinical practice implementation decisions. His particular research focus is on intervention strategies that improve outcomes and access in an efficient, cost-effective manner by utilizing technology and alternative provider strategies than traditional clinical practice. He has conducted economic analyses and health services research for a wide range of interventions and health conditions including smoking cessation, lung cancer screening, telemedicine for dermatology referrals, diabetic retinopathy screening, genetic counseling; provider-guided, telephone-based care and/or group-visits for diabetes, blood pressure, and cholesterol control, obesity, osteoarthritis self-management; newer anticoagulants for the prevention of stroke among atrial fibrillation patients, and Lynch Syndrome screening.

Publications

2020 Journal of comparative effectiveness research
2009 Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association
2006 American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
2004 Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association
2003 Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association
2002 Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
2002 Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association

Grants

Aug 2019 ACTIVE
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation: Evaluation of Patient-Centered Care
PORTLAND VA RESEARCH FOUNDATION · Principal Investigator

Education

PhD, Health Policy & Administration
2002 · School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
MS Economics
1998 · Florida State University
MBA Finance
1991 · Florida State University

Contact Details

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