Assistant Professor

Lindsay Jaacks

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health

Global Health and Population


Cardiovascular disease risk profile and management practices in 45 low-income and middle-income countries: A cross-sectional study of nationally representative individual-level survey data.

Peiris D, Ghosh A, Manne-Goehler J, Jaacks LM, Theilmann M, Marcus ME, Zhumadilov Z, Tsabedze L, Supiyev A, Silver BK, Sibai AM, Norov B, Mayige MT, Martins JS, Lunet N, Labadarios D, Jorgensen JMA, Houehanou C, Guwatudde D, Gurung MS, Damasceno A, Aryal KK, Andall-Brereton G, Agoudavi K, McKenzie B, Webster J, Atun R, Bärnighausen T, Vollmer S, Davies JI, Geldsetzer P.

PLoS Med. 2021 Mar. 18(3):e1003485. PMID: 33661979

Association between country preparedness indicators and quality clinical care for cardiovascular disease risk factors in 44 lower- and middle-income countries: A multicountry analysis of survey data.

Davies JI, Reddiar SK, Hirschhorn LR, Ebert C, Marcus ME, Seiglie JA, Zhumadilov Z, Supiyev A, Sturua L, Silver BK, Sibai AM, Quesnel-Crooks S, Norov B, Mwangi JK, Omar OM, Wong-McClure R, Mayige MT, Martins JS, Lunet N, Labadarios D, Karki KB, Kagaruki GB, Jorgensen JMA, Hwalla NC, Houinato D, Houehanou C, Guwatudde D, Gurung MS, Bovet P, Bicaba BW, Aryal KK, Msaidié M, Andall-Brereton G, Brian G, Stokes A, Vollmer S, Bärnighausen T, Atun R, Geldsetzer P, Manne-Goehler J, Jaacks LM.

PLoS Med. 2020 11. 17(11):e1003268. PMID: 33170842


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…