Dr  Laeek Ahemad Siddiqui

International Institute for Population Sciences
+91 845****457

Address for Communication:
GEH office, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road Deonar Mumbai 400088

Nationality: India

Academic Qualification

● 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.

Position held

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.