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Anjali Gopalan, MD, MS

TitleResearch Scientist II
InstitutionKaiser Permanente Northern California
DepartmentDivision of Research
Address2000 Broadway
Oakland CA 94612
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-9300-1154 Additional info
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    Rice University, Houston, TXB.A.05/2004Biochemistry and Cell Biology
    Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MOM.D.05/2008Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA6/2011Internal Medicine Residency
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA7/2014Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAM.S.5/2015Health Policy Research

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    Anjali Gopalan, MD, MS, is a research scientist in the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Dr. Gopalan received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and biology from Rice University. She completed medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. She then went on to complete an internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania and was a member of the program's primary care track. Following residency she was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Master's degree in Health Policy Research.. Her current research interests include the roles of information and communication for patients with chronic disease. Specifically, she is interested in researching alternative, more effective ways to present medical information to patients regarding chronic disease management, particularly diabetes.

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    1. Reed M, Huang J, Somers M, Hsueh L, Graetz I, Millman A, Muelly E, Gopalan A. Telemedicine Versus In-Person Primary Care: Treatment and Follow-up Visits. Ann Intern Med. 2023 10; 176(10):1349-1357. PMID: 37844311.
    2. Millman A, Huang J, Graetz I, Lee C, Shan J, Hsueh L, Muelly E, Gopalan A, Reed M. Patient-reported Primary Care Video and Telephone Telemedicine Preference Shifts During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Med Care. 2023 Nov 01; 61(11):772-778. PMID: 37733433; PMCID: PMC10592113.
    3. Somers M, Hsueh L, Huang J, Gopalan A, Mulley E, Graetz I, Reed M. Association of Medical Assistant Virtual Rooming with Vital Signs Documentation and Health Behavior Screening in Patients with Diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Aug 24. PMID: 37620718.
    4. Huang J, Gopalan A, Muelly E, Hsueh L, Millman A, Graetz I, Reed M. Primary care video and telephone telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic: treatment and follow-up health care utilization. Am J Manag Care. 2023 01 01; 29(1):e13-e17. PMID: 36716159.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    5. Juergens N, Huang J, Gopalan A, Muelly E, Reed M. The association between video or telephone telemedicine visit type and orders in primary care. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2022 11 19; 22(1):302. PMID: 36403030; PMCID: PMC9675192.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Hsueh L, Huang J, Millman AK, Gopalan A, Parikh RK, Teran S, Reed ME. Cross-Sectional Association of Patient Language and Patient-Provider Language Concordance with Video Telemedicine Use Among Patients with Limited English Proficiency. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Nov 10. PMID: 36357732; PMCID: PMC9649000.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    7. Gopalan A, Winn AN, Karter AJ, Laiteerapong N. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Medication Initiation Among Adults Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Aug 04. PMID: 35927604.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Rodriguez LA, Gopalan A, Darbinian JA, Chandra M, Greenspan LC, Howell A, Lo JC. Identifying modifiable obesogenic behaviors among Latino adolescents in primary pediatric care. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Oct; 29:101939. PMID: 35942298; PMCID: PMC9356151.
    9. Gopalan A, Blatchins MA, Xu KK, Altschuler A, Marshall CJ, Hessler DM, Fernandez A, Grant RW. All in the Family: A Qualitative Study of the Early Experiences of Adults with Younger Onset Type 2 Diabetes. J Am Board Fam Med. 2022 Mar-Apr; 35(2):341-351. PMID: 35379721.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Graetz I, Huang J, Muelly E, Gopalan A, Reed ME. Primary Care Visits Are Timelier When Patients Choose Telemedicine: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study. Telemed J E Health. 2022 Feb 03. PMID: 35119316.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Huang J, Graetz I, Millman A, Gopalan A, Lee C, Muelly E, Reed ME. Primary care telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic: patient's choice of video versus telephone visit. JAMIA Open. 2022 Apr; 5(1):ooac002. PMID: 35146380; PMCID: PMC8822408.
      Citations: 4     
    12. Graetz I, Huang J, Muelly ER, Hsueh L, Gopalan A, Reed ME. Video Telehealth Access and Changes in HbA1c Among People With Diabetes. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Dec 07. PMID: 34893386.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Hsueh L, Huang J, Millman AK, Gopalan A, Parikh RK, Teran S, Reed ME. Disparities in Use of Video Telemedicine Among Patients With Limited English Proficiency During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 11 01; 4(11):e2133129. PMID: 34735015; PMCID: PMC8569485.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    14. Gopalan A, Habib AR, Grant RW. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Age at Diabetes Diagnosis-A Call for Action. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Sep 07. PMID: 34491279.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Grant RW, Gopalan A, Jaffe MG. Updated USPSTF Screening Recommendations for Diabetes: Identification of Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in Younger Adults. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Aug 24. PMID: 34427577.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    16. Nguyen KH, Fields JD, Cemballi AG, Desai R, Gopalan A, Cruz T, Shah A, Akom A, Brown W, Sarkar U, Lyles CR. The Role of Community-Based Organizations in Improving Chronic Care for Safety-Net Populations. J Am Board Fam Med. 2021 Jul-Aug; 34(4):698-708. PMID: 34312263.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Fang A, Abdelgadir D, Gopalan A, Ross T, Uratsu CS, Sterling SA, Grant RW, Iturralde E. Engaging patients in population-based chronic disease management: A qualitative study of barriers and intervention opportunities. Patient Educ Couns. 2021 May 04. PMID: 33975772.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    18. Abdelgadir DA, Rodriguez LM, Blatchins MA, Mishra P, Gopalan A, Grant RW. Visit Content Analysis: Doctor-Patient Communication in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Perm J. 2021 05; 25. PMID: 33970087.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Gopalan A, Blatchins MA, Altschuler A, Mishra P, Fakhouri I, Grant RW. Disclosure of New Type 2 Diabetes Diagnoses to Younger Adults: a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 06; 36(6):1622-1628. PMID: 33501523; PMCID: PMC7837080.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Graetz I, Huang J, Muelly E, Gopalan A, Lee C, Reed ME. Patient choice of telemedicine increases timeliness of primary care visits. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2020; 2020:502-503. PMID: 33936423; PMCID: PMC8075419.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    21. Gopalan A, Suttner L, Troxel AB, McDonough K, Schapira MM. Testing patient-informed approaches for visually depicting the hemoglobin A1c value to patients with poorly controlled diabetes: a randomized, controlled trial. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Mar 06; 20(1):178. PMID: 32143649; PMCID: PMC7059706.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Gopalan A, Mishra P, Alexeeff SE, Blatchins MA, Kim E, Man A, Karter AJ, Grant RW. Initial Glycemic Control and Care Among Younger Adults Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2020 05; 43(5):975-981. PMID: 32132007; PMCID: PMC7171948.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Weiner JZ, Gopalan A, Mishra P, Lipska KJ, Huang ES, Laiteerapong N, Karter AJ, Grant RW. Use and Discontinuation of Insulin Treatment Among Adults Aged 75 to 79 Years With Type 2 Diabetes. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 12 01; 179(12):1633-1641. PMID: 31545376; PMCID: PMC6763990.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Gopalan A, Shaw PA, Lim R, Paramanund J, Patel D, Zhu J, Volpp KG, Buttenheim AM. Use of financial incentives and text message feedback to increase healthy food purchases in a grocery store cash back program: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2019 May 31; 19(1):674. PMID: 31151390; PMCID: PMC6544953.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Gopalan A, Kellom K, McDonough K, Schapira MM. Exploring how patients understand and assess their diabetes control. BMC Endocr Disord. 2018 Nov 06; 18(1):79. PMID: 30400859.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Gopalan A, Grant RW. Research to Change Health Delivery Systems: On the Outside Looking in? J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Oct; 33(10):1592-1593. PMID: 30030737.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Gopalan A, Mishra P, Alexeeff SE, Blatchins MA, Kim E, Man AH, Grant RW. Prevalence and predictors of delayed clinical diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal cohort study. Diabet Med. 2018 12; 35(12):1655-1662. PMID: 30175870.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Baker JM, Grant RW, Gopalan A. A systematic review of care management interventions targeting multimorbidity and high care utilization. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Jan 30; 18(1):65. PMID: 29382327.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Schmittdiel JA, Gopalan A, Lin MW, Banerjee S, Chau CV, Adams AS. Population Health Management for Diabetes: Health Care System-Level Approaches for Improving Quality and Addressing Disparities. Curr Diab Rep. 2017 05; 17(5):31. PMID: 28364355.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Gopalan A, Paramanund J, Shaw PA, Patel D, Friedman J, Brophy C, Buttenheim AM, Troxel AB, Asch DA, Volpp KG. Randomised controlled trial of alternative messages to increase enrolment in a healthy food programme among individuals with diabetes. BMJ Open. 2016 11 30; 6(11):e012009. PMID: 27903559.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Gopalan A, Makelarski JA, Garibay LB, Escamilla V, Merchant RM, Wolfe MB, Holbrook R, Lindau ST. Health-Specific Information and Communication Technology Use and Its Relationship to Obesity in High-Poverty, Urban Communities: Analysis of a Population-Based Biosocial Survey. J Med Internet Res. 2016 06 28; 18(6):e182. PMID: 27352770.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Gopalan A, Lorincz IS, Wirtalla C, Marcus SC, Long JA. Awareness of Prediabetes and Engagement in Diabetes Risk-Reducing Behaviors. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Oct; 49(4):512-9. PMID: 26091928.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Gopalan A, Tahirovic E, Moss H, Troxel AB, Zhu J, Loewenstein G, Volpp KG. Translating the hemoglobin A1C with more easily understood feedback: a randomized controlled trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jul; 29(7):996-1003. PMID: 24567202.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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