Skip to main content

Prabhat Jha

Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Primary Care & Population Health Research Program


Desirée Bernard, Senior Administrative Assistant, 416-864-6042


Contact Prabhat Jha


  • D. Phil, Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Oxford
  • MD, University of Manitoba

Research Focus

  • Addiction
  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • International health care
  • Statistics and research methods

Other Affiliations

  • Adjunct Senior Fellow – Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), 2014
  • International Advisory Board member – The Lancet Global Health, 2013 – 2015
  • Co-Chair – Big Data Committee, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, (DLSPH) University of Toronto, 2013 – present
  • Scientific Committee Member – International Conference on Public Health Priorities in 21st Century, 2013
  • Steering Committee Member – Research Committee, Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH), University of Toronto, 2012 – present
  • Board of Directors – University of Toronto Schools (UTS), 2011 – present
  • Editorial Advisory Board – Demography India Journal, India, 2011 – present
  • Advisory Board Member – Economic Study on the economic burden of NCDs, Harvard School of Public Health and the World Economic Forum, 2011 – 2012
  • Endowed Chair in Global Health – Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) University of Toronto, 2010 – present

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions

    2016: Awarded to Dr. Prabhat Jha for his research on global tobacco control. The CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award recognizes researchers who have substantially contributed to population health intervention research.

  • World No Tobacco Day Award

    2014: Dr. Prabhat Jha was awarded the World Health Organization World No Tobacco Day Award for his pioneering economic and epidemiological research on tobacco control.

  • Fellowship, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

    2013 — Awarded to Dr. Prabhat Jha. Fellows have demonstrated leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies and a commitment to advance academic health science.

Recent ICES Publications