Deepa Jahagirdar

Deepa Jahagirdar is a research engineer for health policy at Stanford University. Her major interests are in infectious disease modeling, estimating prevalence, incidence and deaths of disease at different geographic scales, and impact evaluation using quasi-experimental methods.  She received her PhD in Epidemiology from McGill University and completed her Master of Science in Health, Community and Development at the London School of Economics. 


Wrong Code

How many HIV/AIDS deaths are we missing?


Criminalizing HIV Slows Progress

Discriminatory laws keep people from seeking care and prevention information


Age in the Age of COVID-19

Ageism and the opportunity to be different


Coronavirus and the Cruel Cost of Closing Borders

Travel bans rarely prevent disease spread, but they have negative consequences—and may violate international health law


Reducing the Global Burden of HIV/AIDS—What Does the Future Hold?

Despite successes, continued progress is at risk—hinges on addressing social, cultural, political responses to disease