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Despite growing interest in the issues and experiences of older sexual and gender minority (SGM) adults, numerous questions remain under-explored. In this talk, Dr. Kia will discuss the continued need for intersectional scholarship that addresses relevant gaps in existing knowledge and promises to respond to salient equity issues.
Harlan Pruden | Two-Spirit Reconcilia(a)tion in Research: Culturally Accounting for & Affirming Two-Spirit People & Communities in Surveys
How can health research(ers) collect Two-Spirit data in a culturally safe and affirming way, in order to better promote rigorous science that considers biological sex and all genders (with a focus on Two-Spirit)? Harlan Pruden discusses how to expand our collective understanding(s) of health within a diversity framework.
Since Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term intersectionality in 1989, there’s been much dialogue about how it can be utilized for creating equity for all and better shape our understanding of human experiences from gender to health. Dr. Bauer discusses the possibilities for quantitative research.
Some communities are disproportionately affected by epidemics and the resulting inequities can sometimes be amplified depending on type of and access to interventions meant to halt epidemics. Dr. Mishra discusses how to tailor public health interventions through data-driven transmission modeling studies.
Leveraging an Equity Lens to Characterize COVID-19 Transmission & Inform Optimal Interventions | Dr. Stefan Baral
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.
Dr. Tonia Poteat is an Assistant Professor of Social Medicine at the Center for Health Equity Research at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Dr. Carrie Bourassa - 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.
Drs. Gina Ogilvie & Beth Payne - From Theory to Practice: What it Really Takes to Have an Implementation Sciences Approach to Research in Low & 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 is the Gender Equity Advisor at the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity. Their 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.
Dr. Mark Gilbert - Moving Beyond Rhetoric: Examining the Impact of GetCheckedOnline During its Scale-up in BC
Dr. Mark Gilbert is an Associate Faculty member 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).
Dr. Travis Salway - Creating Integrated Sexual & 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.
Lulu Gurney, Flo Ranville & Dr. Andrea Krüsi - HIV Stigma, Disclosure, Criminalization & Access to Care: Findings from the SHAWNA Project
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.
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).