Our Team

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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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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Robert Hogg

  • Vancouver

Dr. Hogg is a co-Investigator of the Engage Study, and has provided the framework for the study's design, data collection methods and data analysis through his work as a co-Principal Investigator of the Momentum Health Study. Dr. Hogg is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser...

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Dr. David Moore

  • Vancouver

Dr. Moore is a co-Principal Investigator on the Engage Study, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at UBC and a Research Scientist at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. He is also the Physician Lead for the HIV Program at the BC Centre for Disease Control. Dr. Moore has...

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Jody Jollimore

  • Vancouver

Jody Jollimore is the Principal Knowledge User on the Engage Study. He is currently the Executive Director of Community Based Research Centre (CBRC) for Gay Men’s Health in Vancouver. Jody works with community organizations and Health Authorities on the expansion and scale-up of HIV prevention...

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Eric Roth

  • Vancouver

Dr. Roth is a Co-Investigator of the Engage Study in Vancouver, and has provided his expertise and advise on the selection of standardized and validated instruments for measuring social and behavioural constructs. Dr. Roth is also a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Victoria, where he...

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Nathan Lachowsky

  • Vancouver

Nathan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. He has conducted HIV and sexual health research across Canada and New Zealand with gay, bi and queer cis and trans men who have sex using interdisciplinary and community-based...

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Dr. Troy Grennan

  • Vancouver

Dr. Grennan is the Physician Lead for the Provincial HIV/STI Program at the BC Centre for Disease Control. Prior to his arrival in BC, he completed training in internal medicine, infectious diseases and medical microbiology, graduate work in clinical epidemiology and a postdoctoral research...

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Dr. Joseph Cox

  • Montreal

Dr. Cox graduated in Medicine from Dalhousie University. He completed Public Health and Prevention Medicine post-graduate training at McGill University, during which he completed an MSc in Epidemiology. He is also certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He is...

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Dr. Gilles Lambert

  • Montreal

As medical consultant at the Surveillance Office of the Ministry of Health and Social Services of Quebec, the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec and the Direction de santé publique of Montreal, Dr. Lambert has been working in the field of STBBIs for the past 20 years. His principle...

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Marc Messier-Peet

  • Montreal

Marc is the Engage Coordinator in Montréal, QC. He holds a Bachelors in Honors Immunology and Infection from the University of Alberta, and has recently completed his Masters of Science in Public Health from McGill University. Marc has been working on the Engage project from it's beginnings in...

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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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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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Jordan Sang

  • Vancouver

Jordan Sang is the Momentum Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Vancouver. He completed his PhD in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and his MPH at New York University. His research focus covers HIV prevention, mental health disparities, and resilience among...

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Allan Lal

  • Vancouver

Allan is the Momentum research assistant. He is an anthropology graduate from UBC with a focus on same-sex behaviours cross-culturally. Allan has worked and volunteered in gay men’s health for several years and was heavily involved with Health Initiative for Men, most notably as an outreach...

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Gbolahan Olarewaju aka GB

  • Vancouver

GB is the Vancouver Engage-Momentum Coordinator at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. He holds a B.Sc Honours in Biomedical Science and an M.Sc in Human Health and Nutritional Science from the University of Guelph. GB has been supporting HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ health since 2015 as a volunteer...

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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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