Anindita Dasgupta, PhD

Dr. Dasgupta is a postdoctoral research fellow at Columbia School of Social Work in the Social Intervention Group, and a training fellow in the NIDA-funded T32 Training Program in HIV and Substance Use in the Criminal Justice System (PIs: El-Bassel and Metsch). Dr. Dasgupta’s research examines how gender-based violence intersects with substance use, HIV risk, and sexual and reproductive health among girls and women. Dr. Dasgupta completed her doctoral training in public health (global health track) at the University of California San Diego, and San Diego State University, where she was a T32 pre-doctoral trainee fellow in the NIDA T32 Training Program on HIV and substance use, and a pre-doctoral fellow in the Center on Gender Equity and Health. Dr. Dasgupta wrote her dissertation on understanding gendered inequities related to reproductive health among married women in Maharashtra, India. Currently, Dr. Dasgupta is involved with numerous projects focused on gendered HIV risk in Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and the United States.