Research

Engage

Engage is a 5-year Canadian collaboration between researchers and community-based organizations on HIV and sexual health among gay, bi, and queer men, including trans men, and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) in…
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Gay, Bi, Queer Men’s Sexual Pain Study

Pain when bottoming (i.e., receptive anal intercourse; when your partner inserts their penis or an object into your anus) is common, with approximately 12.5% to 18% of gay, bi, and queer men complaining of this…
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GPS: Gay Poz Sex

This study will provide preliminary data on the effect size of a sexual health promotion program for HIV-positive gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). This community-based research study is directed…
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Positive Sleep Study

Insomnia is a problem for approximately 75% of people living with HIV, which is much higher than the 6% to 10% of people with insomnia in the general population. It is currently unknown why the…
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GPS Implementation Science

GPS is a peer-delivered sexual health promotion and HIV prevention counselling program. The GPS program has 4 components: information provision regarding HIV and sexually transmitted infections, motivational interviewing counselling, sexual health behavioural skills building, and…
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The Sexual Confidence Study

This aim of this study is to provide pilot data for an innovative HIV prevention intervention for HIV-negative MSM who experience social anxiety, and resultantly, resort to alcohol or substance use to reduce the anxiety. This…
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The Gay Strengths Study

This 3-year study aims to examine how HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) reduce their sexual risks. The research team includes university researchers from multiple disciplines, including researchers from the AIDS Committee of…
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Lab Publications

Names underlined are Dr. Hart’s present and past graduate student and post-doctoral fellow trainees. Peer-Reviewed Publications (79) Wagner, A. C., Girard, T., McShane, K. E., Margolese, S., & Hart, T. A. (2017). HIV-related stigma and…
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