Research Interests: The influence of socioeconomic context (at multiple levels and in multiple domains), neighborhood of residence, as well as macroeconomic factors on undernutrition, obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes.



MBBS: Kuvempu University, 1996

MD: Manipal University, 2000

MPH: University of Northern Colorado, 2003

DSc: Harvard University, 2009


Selected Publications:

Sharma, A.J. and Subramanyam, M.A., 2020. Psychological wellbeing of middle-aged and older queer men in India: A mixed-methods approach. PloS One, 15(3), p.e0229893

Gundi, M. and Subramanyam, M.A., 2019. Menstrual health communication among Indian adolescents: A mixed-methods study. PloS One, 14(10)

Jain, S., Cohen, A.K., Paglisotti, T., M.A Subramanyam , Chopel, A. and Miller, E., 2018. School climate and physical adolescent relationship abuse: Differences by sex, socioeconomic status, and bullying. Journal of adolescence, 66, pp.71-82

Sebastian Vollmer, Kenneth Harttgen, Malavika A Subramanyam, Jocelyn Finlay, Stephan Klasen, S V Subramanian, Association between economic growth and early childhood undernutrition: evidence from 121 Demographic and Health Surveys from 36 low-income and middle-income countries, The Lancet Global Health, Volume 2, Issue 4, 2014, Pages e225-e234

S.V. Subramanian*, M.A. Subramanyam, D.J. Corsi, G. Davey Smith, 2013. Rejoinder: Need for a Data-driven Discussion on the Socioeconomic Patterning of Cardiovascular Health in India. International Journal of Epidemiology, 42(5):1438-43

M.A. Subramanyam, S.A. James, A.V. Diez-Roux, D.A. Hickson, D. Sarpong, M. Sims, H.A. Taylor Jr, S.B. Wyatt, 2013. Socioeconomic Status, John Henryism and Blood Pressure among African-Americans in the Jackson Heart Study. Social Science & Medicine, 93: 139-146


Work Experience:

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (July 2012 to present)

Lecturer and post-doctoral research fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, USA (Aug 2009 to present)

Research and teaching assistant, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA (Jun 2004 – Jun 2009)

Graduate assistant, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley CO, USA (Aug 2001 – July 2003)

Assistant Professor, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal Karnataka (July 2000 – Jul 2001)