Tamora Callands

Health Promotion & Behavior
Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Health Promotion & Behavior

Dr. Tamora Callands’ research and expertise focus on understanding and ameliorating sexual and reproductive health problems and interpersonal violence among adolescents and young adults in low-resource settings. In 2013, Dr. Callands was awarded an NIH/Fogarty International Center International Research Scientist Development Award aimed at developing and implementing an intervention aimed at promoting mental and sexual health among young pregnant women in Liberia. This work is ongoing and will be completed in Summer 2018. Dr. Callands recently received a UGA Faculty Research Grant that will focus on using social technology to build a support system for pregnant migrant farmers in rural communities in Georgia.


Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Purdue University
B.S., University of Connecticut

Areas of Expertise
  • Adolescent sexual and reproductive
  • HIV prevention and risk reduction
  • Familial sexual socialization
  • Global mental Health (West Africa)
  • Intimate Partner Violence
Selected Publications