Jyoti Angal is the Director of Clinical Research at Avera Research Institute – a team dedicated to improving child health and development through community-based research.
Regulatory Expertise for Child Health & Development Research
Angal provides compliance and regulatory expertise on all of the center’s studies, including several National Institutes of Health (NIH) research projects such as the:
- Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Study – examination of environmental influences on child health and development
- Safe Sleep Study – initiative to reduce infant mortality in American Indian communities
- Safe Passage Study – investigation of the association between prenatal alcohol exposure, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and stillbirth
As the director, Angal enjoys managing large research projects and incorporating research ethics in order to improve research design. She’s also passionate about using research to improve maternal and child health in communities with health disparities.
Learn more about pediatric and community research at Avera.
View list of Jyoti's research publications
In her free time, Angal enjoys spending time with her family, reading and watching movies. She is also an instructor at The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.