Dr Laeek Ahemad Siddiqui
International Institute for Population Sciences
Address for Communication:
GEH office, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road Deonar Mumbai 400088
● Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM.) from Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith Varanasi., in 2012. ● Master of Arts (M.A.) in Population Studies, from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India in 2015 ● Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India in 2017. ● Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences, (IIPS) Mumbai, India in 2022.
Senior Research Scientist at IIPS Doctoral Fellow at IIPS Research Assistant at IIT Mumbai
● Article Entitled ‘Socioeconomic Inequality in Longevity in India’ with Ashish Singh, at Economic and Political Weekly 2022. ● Article Entitled ‘Prevalence and predictors of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among weaver of Varanasi, India; A cross-sectional study’ with Adrita Banerjee, Praveen Chokhandre and Sayeed Unisa, at journal of Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health 2021. ● Article Entitled ‘Continuum of maternal health care services and its impact on child immunization in India an application of the propensity score matching approach’, with Mohd Usman, Enu Anand and Sayeed Unisa, at Journal of Biosocial Science (2020) Cambridge University Press. ● Article Entitled ‘Food Consumption Pattern, Dietary Diversity and Nutrition Status of Mothers in the States of Maharashtra and Gujarat’, with Archana. K. Roy, Niharika Rao, Hemangini Gandhi, Prakash Fulpagare, Aparajita, Chattopadhyay, C. P. Prakasam and Sayeed Unisa at Journal of family welfare Vol. 64, Special Issue 2019-20, Family Planning Association of India
Research contribution in demography
Area of Specialization
Maternal and child Health, Nutrition, Ageing and Social Mobility
Membership of other Professional Associations
Annual Student Member of Population Association of America (PAA)
I am a demographer by practice. My area of interest and focus of research are maternal and child health, nutrition, aging, and gender issues. I am skilled in quantitative as well as qualitative research methods and have proficient command over different data analysis softwares and statistical tools like SPSS, STATA, and NVivo. In addition to this, I have presented my research work at several reputed conferences and attended many workshops in India and abroad.