Margaret A. Handley, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Preventive Medicine and Public Health and Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She is involved in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) program, as core faculty in both the Community Engagement Program and Associate Director of the Training Program in Implementation and Dissemination Sciences, which focus on the art and science of translating evidence into practice, policy and public health. She is also formerly the co-director of the UCSF primary care practice-based research network, and currently serves on the North American Primary Care Research Group sub-committee on practice based research. Her areas of interest are models for integration of public health and primary care to address health disparities, implementation and dissemination sciences, chronic disease prevention and self-management in safety net settings, public health literacy, migration and health/trans-national health.
Dr. Handley is the PI for the research project on preventing Type 2 diabetes in high risk minority women using automated telephone support program. Dr. Handley oversess all aspects of the development of the qualitative research, the development of the intervention with the Working Group and conducting the intervention trial.