Trinidad and Tobago ECHORN Team

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Area: 5128 sq km
  • The country consists of two main islands: Trinidad, which is larger and more populated, and Tobago.
  • Language: English, Trinidadian Creole, Tobagonian Creole, Hindi, Spanish
  • Population: 1.3 million
  • Life expectancy: 71.67 years
  • Race/ethnicity:  80% Indo-Trinidadian and Tobagonians and Afro-Trinidadian and Tobagonians, 18% European, Chinese,
  • Syrian–Lebanese and Amerindian


#5 Sellier Street,

Principal Investigator

Trinidad and Tobago ECHORN Team

Rohan Maharaj, BSc, MBBS, MHSc, DM, FCCP

Dr. Rohan Maharaj is a graduate of the St Augustine (BSc), Mona (MB, BS) and Cave Hill (DM) campuses and a Family Physician in private practice since 1989. He also completed his Master of Health Sciences (Family Medicine) at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Caribbean College of Family Physicians since 2009. Dr. Maharaj has been a lecturer since 2000, a Senior Lecturer since 2009 at the St. Augustine campus where he has worked to develop the MSc and DM in Family Medicine and the Master of Public Health. His research has been focused on depression and other psychosocial issues in primary health care.

Team Members

Trinidad and Tobago ECHORN Team

Shastri Motilal, MB, BS, DM
Junior Faculty

Hyacinth Chow
Project Manager

Hema Singh
Research Assistant

Roseann Aguilal
Clinical Research Nurse

Patsy Clarke
Clinical Research Nurse

Cynthia Fredericks
Community Outreach Officer