Joel Tsevat, M.D., MPH oversees the Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH Center), a multidisciplinary collaboration of researchers and clinicians working to promote the health of South Texas residents. In 2007, Dr. Tsevat was named distinguished alumnus of The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio. On the national level, Dr. Tsevat is a past-president of the Society for Medical Decision Making and is nationally recognized for his research and leadership in the field of medical decision making.
Dr. Tsevat’s research interests include health-related quality of life, in particular health status vs. utility (health values) assessment, HIV/AIDS, spirituality, cost-effectiveness analysis, and decision analysis. He is a former associate editor of the Medical Decision Making and is a reviewer for many medical journals and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, book chapters, and editorials.