Dr. Kristin L. Dunkle is a Chief Specialist Scientist in the Gender and Health Research Unit at the SAMRC. They are a social epidemiologist who has been working on gender-based violence and health for over 20 years, and has published widely on: connections between intimate partner violence and HIV among both women and men; links between gender‐based violence, transactional sex, and poverty; intimate partner violence; sexual violence and health among men who have sex with men (MSM) and others in LGBTQIA communities, and experiences of gender-based and sexual violence among people with disabilities. In addition to extensive research in South Africa, Dr. Dunkle has worked on projects in Rwanda, Swaziland, Zambia, India, China, and the USA. Their training includes a BA summa cum laude in Biology and English from Case Western Reserve University, and an MPH in International Health and a PhD in Epidemiological Sciences both from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Dr Kristin Dunkle
Chief Specialist Scientist
Tel: +27 (0) 21 938 0879
BA summa cum laude in Biology and English from Case Western Reserve University
MPH in International Health and a PhD in Epidemiological Sciences both from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor