Current Projects

Structural drivers of well-being among older adults

This project investigates characteristics of the social environment that may be drivers of depression and loneliness in older adults, using harmonized data from large aging cohorts that encompass 18 high and low- and middle-income countries. This project is in collaboration with partners at Columbia University and Universidad Mayor (Chile).


Social determinants of intimate partner violence in Pakistan

Using data from an on-going cluster randomized trial in rural Pakistan (the Thinking Healthy Program-Peer delivered in Pakistan), I am investigating the effect of social factors on reducing intimate partner violence. This project is in collaboration with partners at Columbia University and elsewhere.


Structural determinants of suicide in India

This project investigates environmental and economic drivers of suicide using data from a nationally representative sample of 14 million people who were monitored for causes of death from 2001 to 2013. This project is in collaboration with partners at McGill University and the University of Toronto's Center for Global Health Research.