Associate Professor, Preventative Medicine & Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Ph.D., Demography, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Mehta’s research interests focus on socioeconomic and racial/ethnic health disparities and the modelling of complex population health dynamics. His prior work has contributed to understanding the contributions of obesity and cigarette smoking to mortality and disability levels, the mechanisms through which health disparities arise, and healthy life expectancy. Dr. Mehta co-organizes MiCDA’s network on TRENDS in Old-Age Disability.