Adjunct Faculty

Lindsay Jaacks

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health

Global Health and Population


Unmet need for hypercholesterolemia care in 35 low- and middle-income countries: A cross-sectional study of nationally representative surveys.

Marcus ME, Ebert C, Geldsetzer P, Theilmann M, Bicaba BW, Andall-Brereton G, Bovet P, Farzadfar F, Singh Gurung M, Houehanou C, Malekpour MR, Martins JS, Moghaddam SS, Mohammadi E, Norov B, Quesnel-Crooks S, Wong-McClure R, Davies JI, Hlatky MA, Atun R, Bärnighausen TW, Jaacks LM, Manne-Goehler J, Vollmer S.

PLoS Med. 2021 10. 18(10):e1003841. PMID: 34695124

Targeting Hypertension Screening in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of 1.2 Million Adults in 56 Countries.

Kirschbaum TK, Theilmann M, Sudharsanan N, Manne-Goehler J, Lemp JM, De Neve JW, Marcus ME, Ebert C, Chen S, Aryal KK, Bahendeka SK, Norov B, Damasceno A, Dorobantu M, Farzadfar F, Fattahi N, Gurung MS, Guwatudde D, Labadarios D, Lunet N, Rayzan E, Saeedi Moghaddam S, Webster J, Davies JI, Atun R, Vollmer S, Bärnighausen T, Jaacks LM, Geldsetzer P.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 07 06. 10(13):e021063. PMID: 34212779


Room to improve sustainable agricultural practices in India

Yields of rice and wheat in India have increased dramatically over the past 50 years, which has been critical for feeding the country’s growing population. Poor performance on key sustainability metrics, however, threaten the future of agricultural productivity,…

The stages of an obesity epidemic

February 5, 2019 —A new article by Lindsay Jaacks, assistant professor of global health at Harvard Chan School, and co-authors present for the first time a conceptual model of the so-called obesity transition, a model that could help…