Biplab Datta

Assistant Professor

Biplab Datta

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, General Georgia State University, 2017

  • MA, Economics, General Simon Fraser University, 2010

  • BS, Economics, General University of Dhaka, 2009

Awards & Honors

  • E.D. (Jack) Dunn Fellowship Georgia State University, 2016

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Fellowship Georgia State University, 2015

  • The Quantitative Economics Award Georgia State University, 2015

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • An analytical model of population level chronic conditions and COVID-19 related hospitalization in the United States, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Housing insecurity among cancer survivors: Results from the 2017 behavioral risk factor surveillance system survey, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Predictors of unhealthy physical and mental days among informal cancer caregivers: results from the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Hypertension in women: the role of adolescent childbearing, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cost assessment of a program for laboratory testing of plasma trans-fatty acids in Thailand, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Global health, health economics, non-communicable diseases, healthcare financing, socioeconomic determinants of health, health disparity.

Professional Service

  • BMC Public Health 2021 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • PLOS Global Public Health 2021 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member