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The I AM Research lab currently has opportunities and role openings for the following positions: Project Coordinator Graduate Research Assistants Focus Group Facilitators For more information, visit the link below: https://www.iamresearchlab.com/hiring

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Our most recent publication is now online for viewing! You can read our article, Crystal Methamphetamine Use and Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Among Gay, Bisexual and other Men who have Sex with Men in Canada here: [link]

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TITLE: Part-time Sexual Confidence Research Associate SITE: HIV Prevention Lab, Ryerson University SUPERVISORS: Dr. Trevor Hart, Dr. Allison Kirschbaum, Nicole Elkington JOB SUMMARY Working under the HIV Prevention Lab Director (Dr. Hart), and the Sexual Confidence post-doctoral fellow (Allison Kirschbaum), the part-time Research Associate will assist with the data collection and implementation of the Sexual Confidence RCT, a…

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The HIV Prevention Lab has received recognition on behalf of Dr. Ammaar Kidwai and Graham Berlin for their achievement of the Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence at the Doctoral and Master’s level, respectively. A remarkable accomplishment!

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June marks Pride Month, where millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual and queer people will gather at parties and parades to celebrate LGBTQ rights and the transformational impact these communities have made. Dr. Trevor A. Hart, of the HIV Prevention Lab and Professor and Director at Toronto Metropolitan University’s of Psychology Department of Psychology, believes the…

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Many chronic conditions are linked to an increased risk of mental health issues, and HIV is no different. People living with the virus are at higher risk of developing mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. Conversely, people living with mental health issues may be at higher risk of contracting HIV. “Anxiety, depression, and substance use…

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As loneliness and social isolation become increasingly pervasive, Dr. Shayna Skakoon-Sparling is focussing on how they affect gay, bisexual and queer men (GBQM). A postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Trevor Hart’s HIV Prevention Lab, Dr. Skakoon-Sparling has received a $99,800 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant to examine the modern context of online and…

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