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Andy Sharma Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

Institute for Governmental Service and Research
4321 Hartwick Rd
Suite 208

College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-3773


  1. Ph.D., Public Policy (Sociology), University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2009
  2. M.S., Mathematics, Loyola University, 2002
  3. M.A., Economics, DePaul University, 1998
  4. B.A., Economics-Management (Computer Sci), DePaul University, 1996


Andy Sharma is an assistant research professor at the Institute for Governmental Service and Research. He is a quantitative methodologist with research interests in aging, health disparities, later-life migration, and spatial statistics. Andy has authored numerous articles in Applied Geography, Ageing and Society, Disability and Rehabilitation, Health Promotion International, Journal of Aging and Health, Journals of Gerontology: Series B, and Women's Health Issues, presented at various conferences, and received awards in the demography and health fields.

Areas of Specialization

Aging, Health Disparities, Later-life Migration, Lifecourse, Quantitative Methods, and Spatial Analysis