Dr. Jeemon P
Assistant Professor
Phone :
+91 471 2524250

Ph.D (Medical Cardiology), Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, 2013

MPH, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, 2002

Assistant Professor (Epidemiology), Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India ; 2017 -

Associate Professor, PHFI and Head, Clinical Research Unit, Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, India ; 2014-2017

Assistant Professor, PHFI and Head, Clinical Research Unit, Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, India;2012-2014

Doctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK ; 2010-2012

Expert Epidemiologist, Novartis Health Care Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, India;2008-2009

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Chronic Disease Control, (CCDC), New Delhi, India; 2002-2008

Emerging Leader-World Heart Federation (2019)

Finalist of the young scientist award in the field of medicine by the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India.;2013-2014

Chronic disease epidemiology, complex public health interventions, registries, quality improvement initiatives.

University of Glasgow, UK

University of Birmingham, UK

Emory University, USA

Research Fellowship, Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research in Developing Countries, on "Assessment of capacity for control of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in rural Kerala";2002-2002

Wellcome Trust Doctoral Fellowship, Public Health Foundation of India and Consortium of Universities, UK;2010-2012

GEoCoDE Fellowship, Genetic Epidemiology Training, University of Bristol, UK;2012-2013

Global Burden of Disease Expert, Ischemic Heart Disease and Stroke ;2013-2017

Career Development Fellowship, the Wellcome Trust, Public Health Foundation of India and Consortium of Universities, UK. ;2014-2015

PH-LEADER fellowship: a collaborative interdisciplinary professional development program of The Public Health Leadership and Implementation Academy, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. ;2014-2015

Intermediate career fellowship from the Wellcome Trust-DBT India alliance for five years.;2015-2020

Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (London).;2017-2018

Member, European Society of Cardiology;2008-2017

Member, European Association of Preventive Cardiology.;2015-2017

Health Committee Member, PHD Chamber, New Delhi;2010-2017

Associate Editor, Frontiers in Epidemiology;2013-2016

Guest Editor, Global Heart;2015

Member of Editorial Review Board, Amity Journal of Healthcare Management ;2016-2017

2015-2021: Principal Investigator: A family based RCT on lifestyle interventions. Funded by the Wellcome Trust-DBT (INR: 3,65,00,000).

2015-2020: Lead Investigator: A worksite-based lifestyle program for reducing diabetes and cardiovascular disease in India. Funded by National Institute of Health, United States of America (INR:9,90,00,000).

2020-2022: Principal Investigator: Systems thinking approach to developing an integrated and patient-centred intervention model for multimorbidity care in primary care settings in India. Funded by MRC, UK (INR: 19600000).

2019-2021: Principal Investigator: Kerala Diabetes Prevention Project Extension study. Funded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (INR: 5,20,00,000)

2019-2021: Principal Investigator: Understanding disease clustering (Multi-morbidity) in the tribal population of Kerala and Tamil Nadu: Funded by SCTIMST, Government of India (INR: 1,50,00,000)

2019-2024: Principal Investigator: Scaling up interventions to improve the control of hypertension and diabetes in partnership with the governments of Kerala and Tamil Nadu: Leveraging India???s national Non-Communicable Disease program. Funded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia

2018-2023: Co-Investigator: Centre of Advanced Research Excellence in Heart Failure. Funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (INR: 5,00,00,000).

2014-2015: Co-investigator (India): Enhanced integration of primary and secondary health systems and patient empowerment through improved continuity of patient care and clinical handover. Funded by MRC UK (INR: 1,00,00,000).

2014-2016: Principal Investigator: Factors influencing recruitment in public health studies in India. Funded by The Public Health Leadership and Implementation Academy.

2002-2008: Project Director: Sentinel Surveillance for Cardiovascular risk factors in Indian Industrial population, World Health Organization (INR 1,10,00,000)

2002-2008: National Coordinator: The Advance Study (Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease), The George Institute for Global Health.

2012-2017: Role-Co-investigator: DISHA Study-Diet and lifestyle interventions for hypertension risk reduction through anganwadi workers and accredited social health activists. Funded by ICMR (INR: 3,00,00,000).

2017-2018: Principal Investigator: The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Programme. Funded by World Diabetes Federation (WDF-15-959). Total Funding INR. 1,62,85,165

2016-2017: Co-investigator: Population Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in Urban and Rural Delhi and its Association with Cardiovascular Disease Risk factors. Funded by Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India (INR: 24,00,000).

Humphries C, Jaganathan S, Panniyammakal J, et al. Investigating discharge communication for chronic disease patients in three hospitals in India. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 15;15(4):e0230438. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230438. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32294091.

Ganapathi S, Jeemon P, Krishnasankar R, et al. Early and long-term outcomes of decompensated heart failure patients in a tertiary-care centre in India. ESC Heart Fail. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1002/ehf2.12600.

Harikrishnan S, Bahl A, Roy A, Mishra A, Parjapati J, Nanjappa MC, Sethi R, Guha S, Stheesh S, Chacko M, Ganapthy S, Jeemon P. National Heart Failure Registry, India: Design and methods. Indian Heart Journal. Nov-Dec 2019;71(6):488-491.doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2019.12.005. Epub 2020 Jan 3.

Joseph LM, Lekha TR, Boban D, Jose P, Jeemon P. Perceived facilitators and barriers of enrolment, participation and adherence to a family based structured lifestyle modification interventions in Kerala, India: A qualitative study. Version 2. Wellcome Open Res. 2019 Nov 27 [revised 2019 Jan 1];4:131. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15415.2. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31828226; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6896244.

Mulchandani R, Chandrasekaran AM, Shivashankar R, Kondal D, Agrawal A, Panniyammakal J, et al. Effect of workplace physical activity interventions on the cardio-metabolic health of working adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2019 Dec 19;16(1):134.

Lip S, Tan LE, Jeemon P, McCallum L, Dominiczak AF, Padmanabhan S. Diastolic Blood Pressure J-Curve Phenomenon in a Tertiary-Care Hypertension Clinic.Hypertension. 2019 Aug 19:HYPERTENSIONAHA11912787. doi:10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.12787. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31422693.

Sarma PS, Sadanandan R, Thulaseedharan JV, Soman B, Srinivasan K, Varma RP, Nair MR, Pradeepkumar AS, Jeemon P, Thankappan KR, Kutty RV. Prevalence of risk factors of non-communicable diseases in Kerala, India: results of a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 10;9(11):e027880.

Gupta R, Abraham RA, Kondal D, Dhatwalia S, Jeemon P, Reddy KS, Prabhakaran D, Ramakrishnan L. Association of trans fatty acids with lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors in an Indian industrial population. BMC Res Notes. 2019 Jun 17;12(1):342. doi: 10.1186/s13104-019-4352-7.

Jeemon P, Joseph LM, Anand TN. Task sharing with non-physician health-care workers for management of blood pressure - Authors' reply. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Oct;7(10):e1327. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30333-X.

Anand TN, Joseph LM, Geetha AV, Prabhakaran D, Jeemon P. Task sharing with non-physician health-care workers for management of blood pressure in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Jun;7(6):e761-e771. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30077-4.

Humphries C, Jaganathan S, Panniyammakal J, et al. Patient and healthcare provider knowledge, attitudes and barriers to handover and healthcare communication during chronic disease inpatient care in India: a qualitative exploratory study. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 11;9(11):e028199. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028199.

Bradshaw C, Gracious N, Narayanan R, Narayanan S, Safeer M, Nair GM, Murlidharan P, Sundaresan A, Retnaraj Santhi S, Prabhakaran D, Kurella Tamura M, Jha V, Chertow GM, Jeemon P, Anand S. Paying for Hemodialysis in Kerala, India: A Description of Household Financial Hardship in the Context of Medical Subsidy. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Dec 20;4(3):390-398. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2018.12.007.

Dandge S, Jeemon P, Reddy PS. Technology enabled non-physician health workers extending telemedicine to rural homes to control hypertension and diabetes (TETRA): A pre-post demonstration project in Telangana, India. PLoS One. 2019 Feb 19;14(2):e0211551. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211551. eCollection 2019.

Stigi J, Jabir A, Sanjay G, Panniyammakal J, et al. Indian Heart J. 2018 Jul;70 Suppl 1:S118-S120. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2018.02.001. Epub 2018 Feb 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 30122241.

GBD 2016 Lifetime Risk of Stroke Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P). Global, Regional, and Country-Specific Lifetime Risks of Stroke, 1990 and 2016. N Engl J Med. 2018 Dec 20;379(25):2429-2437.

India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative CVD Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P). The changing patterns of cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors in the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016. Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Sep 11. pii: S2214-109X(18)30407-8. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30407-8.

India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative Diabetes Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P). The increasing burden of diabetes and variations among the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016. Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Sep 11. pii:S2214-109X(18)30387-5. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30387-5.

Andersson B, She L, Tan RS, Jeemon P, et al. The association between blood pressure and long-term outcomes of patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy with and without surgical revascularization: an analysis of the STICH trial. Eur Heart J. 2018 Aug 2. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy438. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30113633.

Harikrishnan S, Sanjay G, Ashishkumar M, Menon J, Rajesh GN, Kumar RK, George Koshy A, Attacheril TV, George R, Punnoose E, Ashraf SM, Arun SR, Cholakkal M, Jeemon P. Pulmonary hypertension registry of Kerala, India (PRO-KERALA) -Clinical characteristics and practice patterns. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 15;265:212-217.

Sanjay G, Jeemon P, Agarwal A, et al. In-Hospital and Three-Year Outcomes of Heart Failure Patients in South India: The Trivandrum Heart Failure Registry. J Card Fail. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.05.007.

Anand TN, Joseph LM, Geetha AV, Chowdhury J, Prabhakaran D, Jeemon P. Task-sharing interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction and lipid outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Lipidol. 2018 Feb 16. pii: S1933-2874(18)30059-X. doi:10.1016/j.jacl.2018.02.008.

Harikrishnan S, Sarma S, Sanjay G, Jeemon P, et al. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its risk factors in Kerala, South India: Analysis of a community based cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2018 Mar 27;13(3):e0192372.

India State-level Disease Burden Initiative Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P). Nations within a nation: variations in epidemiological transition across the states of India,1990-2016 in the Global Burden of Disease Study. Lancet. 2017 Nov 13. pii:S0140-6736(17)32804-0. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32804-0.

Patel SA, Dhillon PK, Kondal D, Jeemon P, et al. Chronic disease concordance within Indian households: A cross-sectional study. PLoS Med. 2017 Sep 29;14(9):e1002395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002395.

Prabhakaran D, Jeemon P, Ghosh S, et al. Prevalence and incidence of hypertension: Results from a representative cohort of over 16,000 adults in three cities of South Asia. Indian Heart Journal. 2017;69(4):434-441.

GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P). Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet. 2017 Sep 16;390(10100):1423-1459.

Jeemon P, Harikrishnan S, Sanjay G, et al. A PROgramme of Lifestyle Intervention in Families for Cardiovascular risk reduction (PROLIFIC Study): design and rationale of a family based randomized controlled trial in individuals with family history of premature coronary heart disease. BMC Public Health. 2017 Jan 5;17(1):10.

Harikrishnan S, Sanjay G, Agarwal A, Kumar NP, Kumar KK, Bahuleyan CG, Vijayaraghavan G, Viswanathan S, Sreedharan M, Biju R, Rajalekshmi N, Nair T, Suresh K, Jeemon P. One-year mortality outcomes and hospital readmissions of patients admitted with acute heart failure: Data from the Trivandrum Heart Failure Registry in Kerala, India. Am Heart J. 2017 Jul;189:193-199.

Roth GA, Johnson C, Abajobir A, et al (Author: Jeemon P). Global, Regional, and National Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases for 10 Causes, 1990 to 2015. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 4;70(1):1-25.

Jeemon P, Sivasankaran S. Family history and cardiovascular diseases. In: Prabhakaran D, Kumar RK, Naik N, Kaul U, editors. Tandon???s text book of cardiology. Volume 2, New Delhi: Wolters Kluwer India Pvt ltd; 2019 Jan 17: 801-911.

Babu GR, Jeemon P. Evaluating published research. In: Prabhakaran D, Kumar RK, Naik N, Kaul U, editors. Tandon???s text book of cardiology. Volume 1, New Delhi: Wolters Kluwer India Pvt ltd; 2019 Jan 17: 223-238

Jeemon P, Reddy PS. Pericardial diseases. In: Prabhakaran D, Kumar RK, Naik N, Kaul U, editors. Tandon???s text book of cardiology. Volume 2, New Delhi: Wolters Kluwer India Pvt ltd; 2019 Jan 17: 1248-1279.

Jeemon P, Sivasankaran S. Obesity and cardiovascular diseases. In: Prabhakaran D, Kumar RK, Naik N, Kaul U, editors. Tandon???s text book of cardiology. Volume 2, New Delhi: Wolters Kluwer India Pvt ltd; 2019 Jan 17: 801-911.

Lee E, Vedanthan R, Jeemon P, Kamano J, Kudesia P, Rajan V, Engelgau M, Moran A. (2017). Quality Improvement in Vascular Disease Care. In: Prabhakaran D, Gaziano T, Mbanya JC, Wu Y, Anand S, Nuget R. (eds.)Cardiovascular, respiratory and related disorders. Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 5. Washington, DC: World Bank (2017).

Jeemon P, Gupta R, Onen C, Adler AJ, Gaziano T, Prabhakaran D, Poulter N. In: Prabhakaran D, Gaziano T, Mbanya JC, Wu Y, Anand S, Nuget R. (eds.)Cardiovascular, respiratory and related disorders. Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 5. Washington, DC: World Bank (2017).

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Jeemon P, Harikrishnan S, Sanjay G, Sivasubramonian S, Lekha TR, Padmanabhan S, Tandon N, Prabhakaran D, A PROgramme of Lifestyle Intervention in Families for Cardiovascular risk reduction (PROLIFIC Study): design and rationale of a family based randomized controlled trial in individuals with family history of premature coronary heart disease, BMC Public Health, 2017, 17(1):10, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3928-6
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GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P), Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, Lancet, 2017, 390(10100):1423-1459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32336-X
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GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P), Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, Lancet, 2017, 390(10100):1084-1150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31833-0
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GBD 2016 Causes of Death Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P), Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, Lancet, 2017, 390(10100):1151-1210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32152-9
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GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P), Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, Lancet, 2017, 390(10100):1211-1259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32154-2
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GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P), Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016., Lancet, 2017, 390(10100):1260-1344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32130-X
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GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (Author: Jeemon P), Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, Lancet, 2017, 390(10100):1345-1422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32366-8
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GBD 2015 Neurological Disorders Collaborator Group (Author: Jeemon P), Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders during 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, Lancet Neurol, 2017, 16(11):877-897, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30299-5
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Prabhakaran D, Jeemon P, Ghosh S, Shivashankar R, Ajay VS, Kondal D, Gupta R, Ali KM, Mohan V, Kadir MM, Tandon N, Reddy KS, Narayan KMV, Prevalence and incidence of hypertension: Results from a representative cohort of over 16,000 adults in three cities of South Asia, Indian Heart Journal, 2017, 69(4):434-441, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2017.05.021
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Patel SA, Dhillon PK, Kondal D, Jeemon P, Kahol K, Manimunda SP, Purty AJ, Deshpande A, Negi PC, Ladhani S, Toteja GS, Patel V, Prabhakaran D, Chronic disease concordance within Indian households: A cross-sectional study, . PLoS Med., 2017, 14(9):e1002395, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002395