Tannaz Moin, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.H.S.

A Short Biography:

Dr. Moin obtained her dual MD/MBA from the University of California, Irvine and completed Internal Medicine residency training and chief residency at Yale. She then completed a clinical fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UCLA followed by a research fellowship in VA Health Services Research, during which she also completed a Master of Science in Health Services (MSHS) from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. Currently, Dr. Moin is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is also a Core Investigator at the HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy (CSHIIP) at the VA Greater Los Angeles. She also serves as an Assistant Director for the Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program at UCLA and leads the VA/UCLA Research Faculty Network Group.

Dr. Moin's clinical interests include diabetes and prediabetes and her research expertise include pragmatic trials, comparative effectiveness research, and implementation science. She is a principal investigator on several federally funded research studies focusing on the implementation and evaluation of interventions for patients with diabetes, prediabetes and/or obesity across a variety of settings. Her NIH/NIDDK funded studies include the UC DPP Study, which is evaluating a multi-component intervention addressing obesity and diabetes prevention across the UC system, and the GRAND Study, which is a randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of shared decision-making for diabetes prevention among women with a history of gestational diabetes across two large health systems. Ongoing VA funded studies include the QUERI EMPOWER 2.0 Program, which is a cluster randomized trial comparing two implementation strategies to expand access to virtual, evidence-based, preventive lifestyle and mental health services for women Veterans from 20 VA sites.

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UCLA Assistant Director, UCLA Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program Associate Professor, Medicine

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A selected list of publications:

Gregg Edward W, Moin Tannaz   New USPSTF Recommendations for Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes: An Opportunity to Create National Momentum JAMA, 2021; 326(8): 701-703.
Dyer Karen E, Moreau Jessica L, Finley Erin, Bean-Mayberry Bevanne, Farmer Melissa M, Bernet Dorothy, Kress Arthur, Lewis Jackie L, Batuman Fatma K, Haskell Sally G, Hamilton Alison B, Moin Tannaz   Tailoring an evidence-based lifestyle intervention to meet the needs of women Veterans with prediabetes Women & health, 2020; 60(7): 748-762.
Moin Tannaz, Harwood Jessica M, Mangione Carol M, Jackson Nicholas, Ho Sam, Ettner Susan L, Duru O Kenrik   Trends in Costs of Care and Utilization for Medicaid Patients With Diabetes in Accountable Care Communities Medical care, 2020; 58 Suppl 6 Suppl 1: S40-S45.
Moin Tannaz, Duru O Kenrik, Turk Norman, Chon Janet S, Frosch Dominick L, Martin Jacqueline M, Jeffers Kia Skrine, Castellon-Lopez Yelba, Tseng Chi-Hong, Norris Keith, Mangione Carol M   Effectiveness of Shared Decision-making for Diabetes Prevention: 12-Month Results from the Prediabetes Informed Decision and Education (PRIDE) Trial Journal of general internal medicine, 2019; 34(11): 2652-2659.
Finley Erin P, Huynh Alexis K, Farmer Melissa M, Bean-Mayberry Bevanne, Moin Tannaz, Oishi Sabine M, Moreau Jessica L, Dyer Karen E, Lanham Holly Jordan, Leykum Luci, Hamilton Alison B   Periodic reflections: a method of guided discussions for documenting implementation phenomena BMC medical research methodology, 2018; 18(1): 153.
Moin Tannaz, Damschroder Laura J, AuYoung Mona, Maciejewski Matthew L, Havens Kathryn, Ertl Kristyn, Vasti Elena, Weinreb Jane E, Steinle Nanette I, Billington Charles J, Hughes Maria, Makki Fatima, Youles Bradley, Holleman Robert G, Kim H Myra, Kinsinger Linda S, Richardson Caroline R   Results From a Trial of an Online Diabetes Prevention Program Intervention American journal of preventive medicine, 2018; 55(5): 583-591.
Moin Tannaz, Schmittdiel Julie A, Flory James H, Yeh Jessica, Karter Andrew J, Kruge Lydia E, Schillinger Dean, Mangione Carol M, Herman William H, Walker Elizabeth A   Review of Metformin Use for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention American journal of preventive medicine, 2018; 55(4): 565-574.
Damschroder Laura J, Reardon Caitlin M, AuYoung Mona, Moin Tannaz, Datta Santanu K, Sparks Jordan B, Maciejewski Matthew L, Steinle Nanette I, Weinreb Jane E, Hughes Maria, Pinault Lillian F, Xiang Xinran M, Billington Charles, Richardson Caroline R   Implementation findings from a hybrid III implementation-effectiveness trial of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Implementation science : IS, 2017; 12(1): 94.
Moin Tannaz, Li Jinnan, Duru O Kenrik, Ettner Susan, Turk Norman, Keckhafer Abigail, Ho Sam, Mangione Carol M   Metformin prescription for insured adults with prediabetes from 2010 to 2012: a retrospective cohort study Annals of internal medicine, 2015; 162(8): 542-8.

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