Shankardass, Ketan

Research Scientist

Dr. Ketan Shankardass is a researcher with training in epidemiology, public health, biology and geography. He is working to better understand and support innovative, intersectoral action to reduce inequities in health.

Dr. Shankardass’ research focuses on multisectoral health strategies, the use of health impact assessment tools, and neighbourhood-level programs to address chronic stress and other health inequities. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and the Health Sciences Program at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Shankardass did post-doctoral training in transdisciplinary approach to the health of marginalized populations and is now a faculty mentor in the ACHIEVE Research Partnership, CRICH’s post-doctoral training program.

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