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Dr. Jeemon P

Assistant Professor
Phone :
+91 471 2524250
Academic Qualifications

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

Professional Record

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

Awards

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

Area of Interest

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

On-going Projects

2015-2020: 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).

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).

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).

Fellowships

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

Membership

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

Projects Completed

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.

Publications
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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