Dr Eric Tenkorang

Eric Y. Tenkorang is Associate Professor of Sociology, cross-appointed to the Division of Community Health and Humanities at Memorial University, St. John’s, Canada. He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada (the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists) and a Fellow of the Carnegie African Diaspora Programme. Dr. Tenkorang served as a member of the Institute Advisory Board for Gender and Health of the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR). He has broad research interests in population health, especially in limited-resource settings. This includes an investigation of the sexual and reproductive health of vulnerable and marginalized populations in HIV-endemic parts of the world, mostly sub-Saharan Africa. His most recent research has explored links between gender-based violence and health outcomes.