Anoop Jain
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Anoop Jain, DPH/DRPH

Assistant Professor, Environmental Health - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Dr. Anoop Jain is an assistant professor in the Environmental Health department at BU SPH. He received his DrPH of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley in 2019, and completed his postdoc at Harvard Medical School's Global Health & Social Medicine department. His training is in social epidemiology. As such, his main research interests are elucidating the possible social determinants of maternal and child health in India, with a special focus on sanitation. In addition to his academic focus on sanitation issues in India, Anoop is also the founding director of Sanitation and Health Rights in India (SHRI), a non-profit that improves access to toilets and safe drinking water throughout rural India. Anoop is now building out a research platform within the organization that will allow Anoop to further investigate how social determinants shape the health outcomes of the communities where SHRI operates. Anoop has received several awards for his efforts to improve WASH outcomes in India. He received the Global Citizen Award in 2014, was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2016 and received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian award in 2017. His work with SHRI has also been featured on MSNBC, NPR, and the BBC World News.

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, DPH/DrPH Field of Study: Public Health
  • Tulane University, MPH Field of Study: Maternal & Child Health
  • Northwestern University, BS Field of Study: Environmental Engineering

Publications

  • Published on 2/14/2024

    Jain A, Sharma S, Kim R, Subramanian SV. Corrigendum to-"Food deprivation among adults in India: an analysis of specific food-categories, 2016-2021" [eClinical medicine 66(2023) 102313]. EClinicalMedicine. 2024 Mar; 69:102488. PMID: 38374969.

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  • Published on 11/20/2023

    Jain A, Sharma S, Kim R, Subramanian SV. Food deprivation among adults in India: an analysis of specific food categories, 2016-2021. EClinicalMedicine. 2023 Dec; 66:102313. PMID: 38024478.

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  • Published on 7/28/2023

    Jain A, Kumar A, Kim R, Subramanian SV. Prevalence of zero-sanitation in India: Patterns of change across the states and Union Territories, 1993-2021. J Glob Health. 2023 Jul 28; 13:04082. PMID: 37497738.

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  • Published on 2/13/2023

    Jain A, O Pitchik H, Harrison C, Kim R, Subramanian SV. The Association between Anthropometric Failure and Toilet Types: A Cross-Sectional Study from India. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2023 Apr 05; 108(4):811-819. PMID: 36780894.

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  • Published on 1/17/2023

    Jain A, Rajpal S, Rana MJ, Kim R, Subramanian SV. Small area variations in four measures of poverty among Indian households: Econometric analysis of National Family Health Survey 2019-2021. Humanit Soc Sci Commun. 2023; 10(1):18. PMID: 36687775.

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  • Published on 2/21/2022

    Vu S, Jain A, Harrison C, Ghimire P, Graham JP. "Someone Should be There to Take Care of It": A Case Study of Users' Views of Managed Shared Sanitation Facilities in Jharkhand, India. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2022 Apr 06; 106(4):1135-1140. PMID: 35189592.

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  • Published on 2/16/2022

    Jain A, Wang W, James KS, Sarwal R, Kim R, Subramanian SV. Small Area Variations in Dietary Diversity Among Children in India: A Multilevel Analysis of 6-23-Month-Old Children. Front Nutr. 2021; 8:791509. PMID: 35252284.

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  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Jain A, Kim R, Subramanian SV. The Associations between Member of Parliament Characteristics and Child Malnutrition and Mortality in India. Health Syst Reform. 2022 Jan 01; 8(1):e2030291. PMID: 35157569.

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  • Published on 10/12/2021

    Jain A, Rodgers J, Kim R, Subramanian SV. The relative importance of households as a source of variation in child malnutrition: a multilevel analysis in India. Int J Equity Health. 2021 Oct 12; 20(1):225. PMID: 34641859.

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  • Published on 5/7/2021

    Jain A, Rodgers J, Li Z, Kim R, Subramanian SV. Multilevel analysis of geographic variation among correlates of child undernutrition in India. Matern Child Nutr. 2021 Jul; 17(3):e13197. PMID: 33960621.

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