Shalini Rudra

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Shalini Rudra is Associate Fellow with the Health Initiative. Her research spans across disciplines, including social demography, health economics, development studies and data-driven research. Her core research interest lies at examining the gender relations in health and how they manifest in influencing health behaviour.

She is currently tracking the ongoing large-scale data repository work which will culminate into a health observatory.

Her doctoral study at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) examines gender differences in coping with Diabetes Mellitus.

Past Position(s)

  • Researcher, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi
  • Researcher, Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad


  • PhD (ongoing), Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • MPhil in Development Studies, Centre for Development Studies (CDS), University of Trivandrum
  • Master of Population Studies (MPS), International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai
  • MA, Maharishi Dayanand University, Ajmer