Assistant Professor

Lindsay Jaacks

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health

Global Health and Population


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 Jul 06. 10(13):e021063. PMID: 34212779

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 03. 18(3):e1003485. PMID: 33661979


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…