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Neil Mehta

Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health.

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Mehta is a trained demographer with expertise in mortality, chronic disease, behavioral factors, survival analysis, and demographic methods. His current research is focused on obesity, health behaviors, and mortality in the United States and Europe.

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Mehta, Neil, Shivani A. Patel, Mohammed K. Ali, and K. M. Venkat Narayan. 2017. "Preventing Disability: The Influence Of Modifiable Risk Factors On State And National Disability Prevalence." Health Affairs, 36(4): 626-635. DOI. Abstract.

Ford, Nicole D., Lindsay M. Jaacks, Reynaldo Martorell, Neil Mehta, Cria G. Perrine, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2017. "Dietary patterns and cardio-metabolic risk in a population of Guatemalan young adults." BMC Nutrition, 3: 68. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, and Mikko Myrskylä. 2017. "The Population Health Benefits Of A Healthy Lifestyle: Life Expectancy Increased And Onset Of Disability Delayed." Health Affairs, 36(8): 1495-1502. DOI. Abstract.

Kowalski, A.J., Neil Mehta, S. Poongothai, L. Chwastiak, M. Hutcheson, N. Tandon, R. Khadgawat, G.R. Sridhar, S.R. Aravind, B. Sosale, R.M. Anjana, D. Rao, R. Sagar, K. M. V. Narayan, J. Unutzer, W. Katon, V. Mohan, and M.K. Ali. 2017. "The INtegrating DEPrEssioN and Diabetes treatmENT (INDEPENDENT) study: Design and methods to address mental healthcare gaps in India." Contemporary Clinical Trials, 60(Supplement C): 113-124. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, Irma Elo, Sari Stenholm, Arpo Aromaa, Markku Heliövaara, and Seppo Koskinen. 2017. "International differences in the risk of death from smoking and obesity: The case of the United States and Finland." SSM - Population Health, 3(Supplement C): 141-152. DOI. Abstract.

Ford, Nicole D., K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Mehta. 2016. "Diabetes among US- and foreign-born blacks in the USA." Ethnicity & Health, 21(1): 71-84. DOI. Abstract.

Lundeen, Elizabeth A., Shane A. Norris, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Adolescent Pregnancy and Attained Height among Black South African Girls: Matched-Pair Prospective Study." PLOS ONE, 11(1): e0147861. DOI. Abstract.

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