Neil Kishor Mehta
Faculty Associate, SRC-SEH-House
Faculty Associate, PSC
Assistant Professor, Health Management And Policy
Dr. Mehta is a demographer interested in trends in U.S. adult mortality and health. His recent work includes assessing the population-level effect of obesity on mortality. He also does work on U.S. immigration focusing on the health of non-Hispanic immigrants.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, Pekka Martikainen, and Agneta Cederström. 2019. "Age at Immigration, Generational Status, and Mortality among Children of Immigrant Mothers: a Longitudinal Analysis of Siblings." American Journal of Epidemiology 188(7): 1237-1244.
- Abrams, Leah R., and Neil Kishor Mehta. 2019. "Changes in depressive symptoms over age among older Americans: Differences by gender, race/ethnicity, education, and birth cohort." SSM - Population Health 7: 100399.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, Hui Zheng, and Mikko Myrskylä. 2019. "How do age and major risk factors for mortality interact over the life-course? Implications for health disparities research and public health policy." SSM - Population Health 8: 100438.
- Cunningham, Solveig A., Shivani A. Patel, Gloria L. Beckles, Linda S. Geiss, Neil Kishor Mehta, Hui Xie, and Giuseppina Imperatore. 2018. "County-level contextual factors associated with diabetes incidence in the United States." Annals of Epidemiology 28(1): 20-25.
- Fleischer, Nancy L., Neil Kishor Mehta, Angela D. Liese, Ross Hammond, Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Craig Gundersen, Jay Hirschman, Edward A. Frongillo, et al. 2018. "Using systems science to gain insight into childhood food security in the United States: Report of an expert mapping workshop." Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition 13(3): 362-384.
- Ogilvie, Rachel P., Shivani A. Patel, K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Kishor Mehta. 2018. "Are the U.S. territories lagging behind in diabetes care practices?" Primary Care Diabetes 12(5): 432-437.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, Irma Elo, Sari Stenholm, Arpo Aromaa, Markku Heliövaara, and Seppo Koskinen. 2017. "International differences in the risk of death from smoking and obesity: The case of the United States and Finland." SSM - Population Health 3(Supplement C): 141-152.
- Kowalski, A. J., Neil Kishor Mehta, S. Poongothai, L. Chwastiak, M. Hutcheson, N. Tandon, R. Khadgawat, G. R. Sridhar, et al. 2017. "The INtegrating DEPrEssioN and Diabetes treatmENT (INDEPENDENT) study: Design and methods to address mental healthcare gaps in India." Contemporary Clinical Trials 60(Supplement C): 113-124.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, and Mikko Myrskylä. 2017. "The Population Health Benefits Of A Healthy Lifestyle: Life Expectancy Increased And Onset Of Disability Delayed." Health Affairs 36(8): 1495-1502.
- Ford, Nicole D., Lindsay M. Jaacks, Reynaldo Martorell, Neil Kishor Mehta, Cria G. Perrine, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2017. "Dietary patterns and cardio-metabolic risk in a population of Guatemalan young adults." BMC Nutrition 3: 68.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, Shivani A. Patel, Mohammed K. Ali, and K. M. Venkat Narayan. 2017. "Preventing Disability: The Influence Of Modifiable Risk Factors On State And National Disability Prevalence." Health Affairs 36(4): 626-635.
- Engelman, Michal, Bert M. Kestenbaum, Megan L. Zuelsdorff, Neil Kishor Mehta, and Diane S. Lauderdale. 2017. "Work Disability Among Native-born and Foreign-born Americans: On Origins, Health, and Social Safety Nets." Demography 54(6): 2273-2300.
- Patel, Shivani A., Mohammed K. Ali, K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Kishor Mehta. 2016. "County-Level Variation in Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the United States in 2009-2013: Comparative Assessment of Contributing Factors." American Journal of Epidemiology 184(12): 933-942.
- Ford, Nicole D., Reynaldo Martorell, Neil Kishor Mehta, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Life-Course Body Mass Index Trajectories Are Predicted by Childhood Socioeconomic Status but Not Exposure to Improved Nutrition during the First 1000 Days after Conception in Guatemalan Adults." The Journal of Nutrition 146(11): 2368-2374.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, Irma T. Elo, Michal Engelman, Diane S. Lauderdale, and Bert M. Kestenbaum. 2016. "Life Expectancy Among U.S.-born and Foreign-born Older Adults in the United States: Estimates From Linked Social Security and Medicare Data." Demography 53(4): 1109-1134.
- Stein, Aryeh D., Elizabeth A. Lundeen, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Kishor Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Shane A. Norris. 2016. "Pubertal Development and Prepubertal Height and Weight Jointly Predict Young Adult Height and Body Mass Index in a Prospective Study in South Africa." The Journal of Nutrition 146(7): 1394-1401.
- Lê-Scherban, Félice, Sandra S. Albrecht, Alain Bertoni, Namratha Kandula, Neil Kishor Mehta, and Ana V. Diez Roux. 2016. "Immigrant status and cardiovascular risk over time: results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." Annals of Epidemiology 26(6): 429-435.e1.
- Gujral, U. P., V. Mohan, R. Pradeepa, M. Deepa, R. M. Anjana, Neil Kishor Mehta, E. W. Gregg, and K. M. Narayan. 2016. "Ethnic variations in diabetes and prediabetes prevalence and the roles of insulin resistance and β-cell function: The CARRS and NHANES studies." Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology 4(Supplement C): 19-27.
- Siegel, Karen R., Neil Kishor Mehta, Kai McKeever Bullard, Mohammed K. Ali, Aryeh D. Stein, Henry S. Kahn, Amy Webb Girard, K. M. Narayan, an, et al. 2016. "The contribution of subsidized food commodities to total energy intake among US adults." Public Health Nutrition 19(8): 1348-1357.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, and Samuel Preston. 2016. "Are major behavioral and sociodemographic risk factors for mortality additive or multiplicative in their effects?" Social Science & Medicine 154(Supplement C): 93-99.
- Lundeen, Elizabeth A., Shane A. Norris, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Kishor Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Early Life Growth Predicts Pubertal Development in South African Adolescents." The Journal of Nutrition 146(3): 622-629.
- Lundeen, Elizabeth A., Shane A. Norris, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Kishor Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Adolescent Pregnancy and Attained Height among Black South African Girls: Matched-Pair Prospective Study." PLOS ONE 11(1): e0147861.
- Ford, Nicole D., K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Kishor Mehta. 2016. "Diabetes among US- and foreign-born blacks in the USA." Ethnicity & Health 21(1): 71-84.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, James S. House, and Michael R. Elliott. 2015. "Dynamics of health behaviours and socioeconomic differences in mortality in the USA." Journal of epidemiology and community health 69(5): 416-422.
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, Irma T. Elo, Nicole D. Ford, and Karen R. Siegel. 2015. "Obesity Among U.S.- and Foreign-Born Blacks by Region of Birth." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 49(2): 269-273.
- Patel, Shivani A., Munir Winkel, Mohammed K. Ali, K. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Kishor Mehta. 2015. "Cardiovascular Mortality Associated With 5 Leading Risk Factors: National and State Preventable Fractions Estimated From Survey Data." Annals of Internal Medicine 163(4): 245.
- Hendi, Arun S., Neil Kishor Mehta, and Irma T. Elo. 2015. "Health Among Black Children by Maternal and Child Nativity." American Journal of Public Health 105(4): 703-710.
- Sudharsanan, N., M. Ali, Neil Kishor Mehta, and K. Narayan. 2015. "Population aging, macroeconomic changes, and global diabetes prevalence, 1990-2008." Population Health Metrics 13(65).
- Mehta, Neil Kishor, and V. W. Chang. 2008. "Weight status and restaurant availability: A multilevel analysis." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 34(2): 127-33.
- Mehta makes it clear why young people are leading the rise of COVID cases in Michigan: Socializing
- Mehta discusses how we avoid another surge as state COVID-19 cases plateau
- Mehta explains the factors behind getting data on the effects of social distancing
- Mehta's research on life expectancy crisis in the USA: The opioid crisis is not the decisive factor
- PSC Researchers & Trainees presenting latest research findings at PAA 2019
- MiCDA Researchers present latest findings at PAA 2019
- Mehta et al. examine impact on national disability levels of reducing 5 modifiable health risks
- Mehta says risky health behaviors have high societal costs