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Dr. Abhishek Singh
Mr.   Abhishek Singh

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies
E-mail:abhishek@iips.net or abhi_iips@yahoo.co.in
Phone: 91-(0) 22-42372423
Fax: 91-(0) 22-25563257
Publications

Academic Record:
  • Leverhulme Fellow at the School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, during June 2011-May 2012
  • Visiting Scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, United States of America, during April-June 2008
  • PhD in Population Studies (International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai), 2009
  • M.Phil. in Population Studies (International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai), 2002
  • M.Sc. in Statistics (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi), 2001

Areas of Interest:
  • Mortality analysis; Health inequalities; Maternal and child health; Large-scale survey research

Research Projects (Selected):
  • ‘National Family Health Survey’ funded by MoHFW New Delhi, USAID, DFID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, UNFPA and MacArthur Foundation
  • ‘Family Health and Wealth Study’ funded by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, United States of America and International Institute for Population Sciences, India
  • ‘Shaping Demand and Practices to Improve Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition Outcomes in Northern India’ funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, United States of America
  • ‘Youth in India: Situation and Needs Study’ funded by MacArthur and Packard Foundations, India
  • ‘Estimation of HIV/AIDS related Mortality in India’ funded by National Institute for Medical Statistics, India

Professional Memberships:
  • Full member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) (2004-2010, 2013-2014)
  • Member of the Population Association of America (PAA) (2007-2009)
  • Life Member of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP)
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Medical Statistics (ISMS)

Awards and Honours:
  • K B Pathak Memorial Award of the IASP for contribution in terms of methodological innovation in the field of population and health, 2013
  • K Srinivasan Award of the IASP for publishing best paper in ‘Demography India’, 2010
  • Chandrasekaran Award of the IASP for presenting best research paper in an IASP conference by a young demographer, 2004

Any other information:
  • Research Papers Published/Accepted for Publication – 84
  • Edited Book – 2

Country visited :
  • United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand
 
 
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