CGSHE Speaker Series
We’re excited to announce the 2020/2021 virtual lineup for the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE)’s Speaker Series.
About the CGSHE Speaker Series
Organized as monthly academic rounds, the CGSHE Speaker Series brings cutting-edge research in the field of gender and sexual health equity to researchers, practitioners, students and interested members of the public. This is a unique opportunity for education and dialogue.
Dr. Sharmistha Mishra, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Modeling and Program Science
CGSHE Speaker Series: Harlan Pruden, "Two-Spirit Reconcilia(a)tion in Research: Culturally Accounting for & Affirming Two-Spirit People and Communities in Surveys"
Harlan Pruden (nēhiyo/First Nations Cree Nation), works with and for the Two-Spirit community locally, nationally and internationally. Currently, Harlan is an Educator at Chee Mamuk, an Indigenous public health program at BC Centre for Disease Control and is also a co-founder of the Two-Spirit Dry Lab.
CGSHE Speaker Series: Dr. Stefan Baral, "Leveraging an Equity-Lens to Characterize COVID-19 Transmission and Inform Optimal Interventions"
Dr. Stefan Baral, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Director, Key Populations Program, Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
CGSHE Speaker Series: Dr. Tonia Poteat, "Intersectional Stigma Research for Transgender Health Justice"
Dr. Tonia Poteat, Assistant Professor of Social Medicine at the Center for Health Equity Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill will present on "Intersectional Stigma Research for Transgender Health Justice".
CGSHE Speaker Series: Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Indigenous Health, "Noojimo Mikana: A Healing Path – Protecting Our Homefires in an Era of COVID-19"
Dr. Carrie Bourassa is a Professor at the University of Saskatchewan in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology and the Scientific Director of CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health.
CGSHE Speaker Series: Drs. Gina Ogilvie & Beth Payne, "From Theory to Practice: What it really takes to have an implementation sciences approach to research in low and middle income settings".
Dr. Gina Ogilvie is a Professor at the University of British Columbia in the School of Population and Public Health. Dr. Beth Payne is a Research Associate at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC.
A.J. Lowik's research focuses on trans people’s reproductive lives, health and decision-making processes.
Dr. John Oliffe is a Senior Research Advisor at CGSHE, and a Professor and Associate Director Research at the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia.
CGSHE Speaker Series: Dr. Mark Gilbert, “Moving beyond rhetoric: examining the impact of GetCheckedOnline during its scale-up in BC”
Dr. Mark Gilbert is Associate Faculty with CGSHE, the Medical Director of Clinical Prevention Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control, and an Associate Professor in the UBC School of Population and Public Health.
Dr. Charlotte Loppie is a Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria and Director of the Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement (CIRCLE).
CGSHE Speaker Series: Dr. Travis Salway, "Creating Integrated Sexual and Mental Health Care to Reduce Population Health Inequities"
Dr. Travis Salway is a social epidemiologist whose research investigates population health inequities in the context of stigma.
CGSHE Speaker Series: Lulu Gurney, Flo Ranville, and Dr. Andrea Krüsi, "HIV Stigma, Disclosure, Criminalization and Access to Care: Findings from the SHAWNA Study"
the Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Women’s Longitudinal Needs Assessment (SHAWNA) is a community-based research project focused on the social, policy, gender and geographic barriers shaping cis- and transgender women’s lived experiences navigating sexual health and HIV care across Metro Vancouver. Please join us to hear key SHAWNA team members share the most recent findings from the SHAWNA Project.
CGSHE Speaker Series: Dr. Wendy V. Norman, "Advancing Sexual Health Equity and Well-Being: Ponderings on Equity and Fertility"
Dr. Wendy V. Norman is an award-winning clinician-researcher and a family physician with a family planning-focused practice. Her research program seeks to improve family planning access, quality of care, and health policy.
Dr. Carmen Logie is a Research Scientist with CGSHE. She is an Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada Research Chair in Global Health Equity and Social Justice with Marginalized Populations (2018-2023), and Ontario Ministry of Research & Innovation Early Researcher (2016-2021). She is also an Adjunct Scientist at Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Logie’s interests are in understanding and addressing intersectional stigma and its sexual and reproductive health impacts, with a focus on Indigenous and Northern adolescents in Northern Canada; sexual rights movements (HIV-related, LGBTQ, sex worker, abortion rights) in Brazil; and urban refugee and displaced adolescents in Uganda.