Ishtar O. Govia

University of the West Indies


Ishtar O. Govia is a member of the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work at the University of the West Indies. Her research mainly revolves around health and Caribbean populations, including mental illness and physical and social well-being. Her research to date has focused on risk and resiliency factors in mental and physical health across the lifespan. She is committed to strengthening local and regional health research through the use of rigorous quantitative and qualitative research strategies.