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

A Short Biography:

Dr. Moin received her BS and dual MD/MBA degrees from the University of California, Irvine. After her Internal Medicine residency training and chief residency year at Yale, she completed fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UCLA. Dr. Moin also completed a VA Health Services Research Fellowship with a Master of Science in Health Services Research from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. Currently, Dr. Moin is an Assistant 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 VAGreater Los Angeles HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy and serves as an Assistant Director for the Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program at UCLA.

Dr. Moin’s areas of expertise include comparative effectiveness research, pragmatic trials, and implementation science. She is an investigator on several federally funded research studies focusing on the implementation and evaluation of health system- and health insurance-partnered interventions for patients with diabetes, prediabetes and/or obesity across a variety of settings. Dr. Moin is a principal investigator on the VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) EMPOWER program focused on the implementation of innovative care models in VA, in order to improve women Veteran’s engagement and retention in evidence-based care for mental health, prediabetes, and cardiovascular risk reduction. She is also a member of a multicenter research network Natural Experiments in Translation for Diabetes, which is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK), and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

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

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A selected list of publications:

Lee Pearl G, Damschroder Laura J, Holleman Robert, Moin Tannaz, Richardson Caroline R   Older Adults and Diabetes Prevention Programs in the Veterans Health Administration Diabetes care, 2018; 41(12): 2644-2647.
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.
Huynh Alexis K, Hamilton Alison B, Farmer Melissa M, Bean-Mayberry Bevanne, Stirman Shannon Wiltsey, Moin Tannaz, Finley Erin P   A Pragmatic Approach to Guide Implementation Evaluation Research: Strategy Mapping for Complex Interventions Frontiers in public health, 2018; 6(4): 134.
Janney Carol A, Greenberg Jared M, Moin Tannaz, Kim Hyungjin Myra, Holleman Robert G, Hughes Maria, Damschroder Laura J, Richardson Caroline R, Young Alexander S, Steinle Nanette   Does mental health influence weight loss in adults with prediabetes? Findings from the VA Diabetes Prevention Program General hospital psychiatry, 2018; 53(4): 32-37.
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.
Hamilton Alison B, Farmer Melissa M, Moin Tannaz, Finley Erin P, Lang Ariel J, Oishi Sabine M, Huynh Alexis K, Zuchowski Jessica, Haskell Sally G, Bean-Mayberry Bevanne   Enhancing Mental and Physical Health of Women through Engagement and Retention (EMPOWER): a protocol for a program of research Implementation science : IS, 2017; 12(1): 127.
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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