Nikhil Tandon

Emory University Public Health Leadership and Implementation Academy for NCDs

Nikhil Tandon, MBBS, MD, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, and Head of Capacity Building at the Centre for Chronic Disease Control in New Delhi, India.  Dr. Tandon’s research interests include autoimmune thyroid disease which includes thyroid epidemiology, diabetes and metabolic bone disease, and the impact of early life events in adult chronic disease.
In addition to his teaching, clinical and research activities, Dr. Tandon has extensive experience managing large clinical and implementation trials.  He served as the South Asia coordinator for the ADVANCE Study and is a lead investigator and a member of the steering committee for the NHLBI-funded Center for Cardio-metabolic Risk Reduction in South Asia (CARRS) CARRS Trial. 

Dr. Tandon has received research funding from several national and international agencies including the Indian Centre for Medical Research, Defence Research and Development Organisation, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, US National Institutes of Health, Institute for International Health and the British Heart Foundation.

He has more than 250 peer-reviewed publications in international and national journals, which have been cited more than 3700 times. Dr. Tandon is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Science, Indian Academy of Science and National Academy of Medical Sciences. He is President-Elect of the Endocrine Society of India.

Chapters Authored

Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Related Disorders