Megha Tandel, MPH

Megha joined the QSU in January 2022. She completed her MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Southern California (USC). Prior to the QSU, Megha was a biostatistician at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) working on various research projects in the Department of Urology and OBGYN. Her programming expertise includes SAS and STATA.



Methodology Area of Interest: 

Longitudinal data analysis, predictive modeling, data visualization

Clinical Area of Interest: 

Public health, maternal and child health, cardiovascular diseases, nutrition


Saluja S, Hochman M, Dokko R, Morrison JL, Valdez C, Baldwin S, Tandel MD, Cousineau M. Community-based health care navigation’s impact on access to primary care for low-income Latinos. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2022 January 16. DOI:

Lee DS, Tandel MD, Kwan L, Francoeur A, Duong HL, Negi M. Favorable simplified bishop score after cervical ripening associated with decreased cesarean birth rate. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine (AJOG MFM). 2021 November 19. DOI:

Aryasomayajula C, Chanana A, Tandel MD, Kwan L, Cohen JG, Lai TS, Salani R, Zakhour M. The role of high-risk HPV testing in cervical cancer surveillance. Gynecologic Oncology. 2021 November 16. DOI:

Yin O, Kallapur A, Coscia L, Kwan L, Tandel MD, Constantinescu S, Mortiz M, Afshar Y. Mode of delivery in kidney and liver transplant recipients and associated maternal, neonatal, and graft morbidity over five decades of clinical practice. Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open. 2021 October 4. DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.27378

Afshar Y, Hogan WJ, Conturie C, Sunderji S, Duffy JY, Peyvandi S, Boe NM, Melber D, Fajardo VM, Tandel MD, Holliman K, Kwan L, Satou G, Moon-Grady AJ. Multi-institutional practice patterns in fetal congenital heart disease following implementation of a standardized clinical assessment and management plan. Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). 2021 July 28. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.121.021598

Fullerton ME, Mewsigwa PJ, Tandel MD, Kwan L, Grisales T, Tarnay CM. Comparison of pelvic floor physical therapy attendance based on referring provider specialty. American Urogynecologic Society – Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). 2021 April 21. DOI: 10.1097/spv.0000000000001061.

Plyum ID, Tandel MD, Kwan L, Mok T, Holliman K, Afshar Y, Rao R. Randomized control trial of postpartum visits at two and six weeks. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AJOG). 2021 March 27. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2021.100363. PMID: 33785465

Li KD, Saigal CS, Tandel MD, Kwan L, Inkelas M, Alden DL, Frencher SK, Gollapudi K, Blumberg J, Nabhani J, Bergman J. Implementation outcomes differences of a shared decision making program for men with prostate cancer between an academic medical center and county healthcare system. Medical Decision Making. 2021 January 13. DOI: 10.1177/0272989X20982533. PMID: 33435816

Miller TM, Lester J, Kwan L, Tandel MD, Karlan BY, Rimel BJ. 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 11 – Compliant Digital Signature Solution for Cancer Clinical Trials: A Single-Institution Feasibility Study. JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics. 2020 September 24. No. 4 (2020) 854-864. DOI: 10.1200/CCI.20.0027. PMID: 32970483