Nikkil Sudharsanan

Research Group Leader (Assistant Professor) – Demography and Health Policy



  1. Sudharsanan, N., Geldsetzer, P. (2019). “Impact of coming demographic changes on number of individuals in need of care for hypertension in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and South Africa: a modeling study.” Hypertension.
  2. Sudharsanan, N. (2018). “Population-level mortality benefits of improved blood pressure control in Indonesia: a modelling study.” International Journal of Epidemiology.
  3. Sudharsanan, N., Bloom, D. (2018). “Aging in low- and middle-income countries: chronological versus functional perspectives.” National Academy of Sciences volume on The Future Directions for the Demography of Aging.
  4. Sudharsanan, N., Tian, L., Ambinder, E., Ambinder, A., Mehta, N., Pradeepa, R., Deepa, M., Mohan, V., Ali, M. (2017). “Cardiovascular risk factors in rural-to-urban migrants versus the urban-born: evidence from Chennai, India.” Global Heart.
  5. Sudharsanan, N. (2017). “The Association between socioeconomic status and adult mortality in a developing country: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal survey of Indonesia adults.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
  6. Sudharsanan, N., Behrman, J., Kohler, H-P. (2016). “Limited common origins of multiple adult health-related behaviors: evidence from U.S. twins.” Social Science & Medicine.
  7. Sudharsanan, N., Romano, S., Cunningham, S. (2016). “School breakfast receipt and obesity among American fifth- and eighth-graders.” Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  8. Sudharsanan, N., Ali, M., Mehta, N., Narayan, V. (2015). “Population aging, macroeconomic changes, and global diabetes prevalence, 1990-2008.” Population Health Metrics.
  9. Mehta, N., Sudharsanan, N., Elo, I. (2013). “Race/ethnicity and disability among older Americans.” Handbook of Minority Aging.