Mar. 28 – CGSHE Trainee Research Symposium

March 28, 2023 @ 12:30–2:30 pm

SFU FHS Student Commons




We proudly present the CGSHE Trainee Research Symposium! The symposium will showcase ten-minute presentations by CGSHE trainees from UBC and SFU on intersectional approaches to gender equity and sexual health, followed by a Q&A session. Moderated by UBC Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. A.J. Lowik. This event is co-hosted by CGSHE in the UBC Faculty of Medicine, and SFU’s Faculty of Health Sciences.

The CGSHE Trainee Research Symposium is a hybrid event. You can attend in person at the SFU FHS Student Commons, or online via Zoom. We will provide lunch for those joining us in person.


Check out the agenda



Talk Title


12:30 pm Arrival, Snacks & Welcome Dr. A.J. Lowik (they/them)
UBC Postdoctoral Fellow
12:50 pm Investigating the Impact of Violence on
Health & HIV Care
Mika Ohtsuka (she/they)
UBC MPH Student
1:03 pm Barriers to Mental Health Services Access Among Women Living with HIV in Metro Vancouver, BC Parisa Kabir (she/her)
UBC BSc Student
1:15 pm Lunch N
1:35 pm Two(Spirit)-Eyed Seeing for Autistic Wellbeing Milo Ira (they/them)
SFU MSc Student
1:47 pm

The Experiences of Non-Binary Youth in
Organized Team Sport in Canada

Martha Gumprich (they/them)
SFU MSc Student
2:00 pm Exploring Cannabis Use Amongst Transgender,
Non-Binary & Gender Non-Conforming Youth
Christian Barborini (they/them)
UBC MSc Student
2:12 pm Moderated Q&A Session Dr. A.J. Lowik (they/them)
UBC Postdoctoral Fellow