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Jyoti Angal

Jyoti Angal, MPH

"The best part of our work is being able to find meaningful solutions to health problems that affect large populations of people."

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About Me

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

Active Lifestyle

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.



D.S. Homeopathic Medical College, Indai, Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Community Health Education


Sanjeevan Hospital, Pune, India, Clinical Internship

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2004 - Certificate of Recognition of significant contribution to Diversity Appreciation and Equity Enhancement, San Jose State University, CA


  • Council of Certification of IRB Professionals

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