Dr. Dasgupta is an Associate Research Scientist at the Columbia School of Social Work within the Social Intervention Group. She is also a co-Investigator for ASPIRE.
She completed a training fellowship in 2018 through 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 gendered inequities of health (ex. gender-based violence) intersects with sexual and reproductive health among vulnerable populations of girls and women, globally.
Dr. Dasgupta completed her doctoral training in public health at the University of California San Diego, and San Diego State University, where she was a T32 pre-doctoral 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 inequities of health in Central Asia, India, the Middle East, and the United States.