RWJF Health & Society Scholar:
Area(s) of Expertise:
Social and Economic Determinants of Population Health
Arijit Nandi is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed at the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health at McGill University. The principal investigator of MACHEquity, Dr. Nandi is primarily interested in the understanding the effects of social policies on health and health inequalities in a global context. Other interests include: (1) assessing multilevel associations between economic characteristics, including both individual-level and population-level exposures, and population health and (2) applying causal methods for addressing challenges to the study of social determinants of health. A former Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at Harvard University, Dr. Nandi received a PhD from the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.