Dr. Deeptesh Kadam

Dr. Deeptesh Kadam holds a Ph.D. and a M.Phil in Public Health from TISSafter a Masters in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from IIPS with under graduation in Pharmaceutical Sciences. His research revolves around understanding health and well-being in context to social epidemiology and health behaviors imbibing quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method frameworks. His diverseeducational backgroundoutlets into a blend of epistemologies to study distribution of health and health inequities, especially among marginalizedbyvarious socio-demographic axes of class, caste and gender through various theoretical perspectives and philosophical foundations.

Select Publications

Kadam, D. H., Gawde, N., & Darokar, S. S. (2023). ‘Sick Guardians of Public Health’: A Qualitative Inquiry into Caste, Occupation and Health among Sanitation Workers of Solid Waste Management, Mumbai Municipal Corporation, India, from a Social Epidemiology Lens. Contemporary Voice of Dalit, 2455328X231168782.

Kadam, D. H., & Gawde, N. C. (2017). Understanding pathways to health with legacy of caste among sanitation workers: An eco-social approach. Int J Preven Curat Comm Med, 3(1&2), 84-96.


  1. Basics of Public Health
  2. Basic and Advanced Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  3. Basics ofQuantitative and Qualitative Research Methodology
  4. Demography & Population Health
  5. Social Epidemiology and Health & Social Behaviors
  • PhD in Public Health from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2017 – 2024)
  • Masters of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in Public Health from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2015 – 2017)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai (2013 – 2015)
  • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (B. Pharma) from Gahlot institute of Pharmacy, Navi-Mumbai (2006 – 2010)