Faculty Member Details

  • Dr. Abhishek Singh
    Dr. Abhishek Singh
    Professor
    abhishek@iips.net or abhi_iips@yahoo.co.in
    022-42372423 | 91-(0) 22-25563257

    Additional Information

  • 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
  • Professor, Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies, IIPS, Mumbai, India during December 18, 2016 -
  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies, IIPS, Mumbai, India during December 18, 2013 – December 17, 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies, IIPS, Mumbai, India during April 03, 2006 – December 17, 2013
  • Visiting Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA during April – June 2008
  • Leverhulme Fellow at the School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, UK during June 01, 2011-May 31, 2012
  • Mortality analysis; Health inequalities; Maternal and child health; Large-scale survey research; Gender issues in population, health, and development
  • Full member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) (2004-2009, 2013-)
  • Member of the Population Association of America (PAA) (2007-2009, 2019-2020)
  • Member of the Asian Population Association (APA) (2015-)
  • Life Member of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP)
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Medical Statistics (ISMS)
  • 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
  • Member of the IUSSP Scientific Panel on 'Couple's Reproductive Health and Fertility' for the period 2018-2021
  •  'GENDER Project' funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through the University of California San Diego.
  • 'National Family Health Survey 2015-16' 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
  • United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Greece, Turkey, People's Republic of China, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Rwanda

Position Held

  • Professor, Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies, IIPS, Mumbai, India during December 18, 2016 -
  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies, IIPS, Mumbai, India during December 18, 2013 – December 17, 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies, IIPS, Mumbai, India during April 03, 2006 – December 17, 2013
  • Visiting Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA during April – June 2008
  • Leverhulme Fellow at the School of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Portsmouth, UK during June 01, 2011-May 31, 2012

Country Visited

  • United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Greece, Turkey, People's Republic of China, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Rwanda

Professional Membership

  • Full member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) (2004-2009, 2013-)
  • Member of the Population Association of America (PAA) (2007-2009, 2019-2020)
  • Member of the Asian Population Association (APA) (2015-)
  • Life Member of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP)
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Medical Statistics (ISMS)

Consulting

Other Info

  • Research Papers Published/Accepted for Publication – 90
  • Edited Book – 2
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