Our Team

Mark Gaspar

  • Toronto

Dr. Mark Gaspar is a post-doctoral fellow at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, working with Dr. Daniel Grace on the Engage and the HPV-SAVE study. Gaspar completed his doctoral work at Concordia University in Montréal in an interdisciplinary program with a focus on sociological research,...

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Ricky Rodrigues

  • Toronto

Ricky Rodrigues is the Engage Toronto Research Coordinator & Site Manager. Ricky has been working in HIV and LGBTQ health since 2012. Ricky has held several different roles at the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT), contributing to a range of programs, services, and research projects, including:...

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Daniel Grace

  • Toronto

Dr. Daniel Grace is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Social and Behavioural Health Sciences. Daniel is a sociologist who conducts research related to the social determinants of health, HIV and STI prevention strategies, and the sexual...

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Shayna Sparling

  • Toronto

Shana Sparling PhD is the National Team Manager (and Post-Doctoral Fellow) of Engage. Shayna has a PhD in Applied Social Psychology, with a speciality in Health Psychology. Her research has primarily focused on sexual decision-making and sexual negotiation - in particular, her work has...

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Trevor Hart

  • Toronto

Dr. Trevor A. Hart is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University. Dr. Hart’s research in HIV prevention and care spans a wide variety of fields, including health psychology, clinical psychology, community psychology, and public health. Dr. Hart’s research is conducted at...

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