Angel Desai, MD, MPH

Angel Desai

Position Title
Executive Committee Member

  • Assistant Professor, UC Davis Health

Angel Desai is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Health. Apart from her clinical responsibilities, her research focuses on using non-traditional epidemiological data for emerging diseases and outbreaks, particularly among displaced and other vulnerable populations. She is also interested in policy implications of communicable surveillance among refugees and IDPs, and global governance of public health systems for these populations.  


She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Washington in 2016 and infectious diseases fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2019 where she concurrently received a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.