B.Sc.; M.Sc. (University of Delhi);
Ph.D. (University of Maryland)
Dr. Pradeep holds a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). His primary area of research lies at the intersection of health and environment. His recent research focuses on studying the impact of climate change on human health and health systems in the context of major climatic shocks, air pollution, vector-borne diseases, and mortalities due to extreme temperatures. He also investigates on issues related to children’s environmental health, particularly studying the long-term human capital effects of toxic environmental exposure. For his doctoral research, he studied the impact of exposure to natural disasters on children’s health and educational outcomes.
Prior to joining JSGP, he was with the Public Health Foundation of India. His experiences include working with health research and policy organizations in India and the U.S. He has collaborated with multiple stakeholders across several governmental, non-governmental, and international organizations responsible for directing policies at different levels. His scholarly work appears in various national and international journals including the Environment International, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Infectious Diseases of Poverty, Global Public Health, and Economic and Political Weekly.