S V Subramanian is a Professor of Population Health and Geography at Harvard University. He was the Founding Director of Graduate Studies for the interdisciplinary PhD program in Population Health Sciences at Harvard. He has published nearly 700 articles, book chapters, and books in the field of social and contextual determinants of population health, determinants of health inequalities in India, and applied multilevel statistical models. He has consistently been included in the Highly Cited Researchers (top 1% of cited publications in Web of Science) list since 2015. Subramanian is the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the international journal Social Science & Medicine (SSM), a Co-Senior Editor for the social epidemiology office of SSM, and the founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of a new journal SSM – Population Health.