Summit 2019 Keynote Speaker: Nathan Lachowsky

Nathan Lachowsky is one of the Keynote Speakers for our Summit 2019: Queering Healthcare Access & Accessibility.

Portrait of Nathan Lachowsky

About Nathan

Nathan Lachowsky is Research Director at CBRC and Principal Investigaytor of the Sex Now survey. He is also an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar at the University of Victoria.

Championing interdisciplinary and community-based approaches, he has conducted HIV and sexual health research with sexual and gender minoritized men, including Indigenous Two-Spirit and ethnoracial minority men across Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand. Nathan’s principal area of research focuses on social and behavioural epidemiology and the importance of developing and analyzing mixed methods data to inform public health practice, health service provision, and policy. He conducts interdisciplinary research within a social justice framework in order to achieve health equity for marginalized communities.

About Nathan’s plenary

Nathan’s presentation will focus on CBRC’s Sex Now survey. He will share key findings from the in-person Sex Now 2018 survey conducted at 15 LGBTQ2+ pride festivals across Canada. He will provide updates for the online Sex Now 2019 survey, including innovations in mail-home self-collection kits for HIV, HCV and syphilis screening. Finally, he will discuss future plans and opportunities for Sex Now 2020 and beyond.

For more information regarding our Summit 2019 click here.


Disponible en français.


About CBRC

Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of people of diverse sexualities and genders through research and intervention development.
Summit 2019 Keynote Speaker: Nathan Lachowsky
Summit 2019 Keynote Speaker: Nathan Lachowsky
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