THE RESEARCH TEAM

Principle Investigator:

Dionne Gesink is an Associate Professor with the University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health.  Her research focuses on the social epidemiology of sexual and reproductive health.  Dionne is particularly interested in the patterns, connections and relationships between behavioural, social, cultural, environmental and spatial factors, and sexual health. Dionne’s research approach is grounded in relational and community based participatory research principles.

Co-Investigators:

David Brennan – University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Ann Burchell – Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital

Mark Gilbert – British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Daniel Grace – University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Tim Guimond – St. Michael’s Hospital

Carmen Logie – University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Sharmistha Mishra – Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital

Travis Salway – British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Darrell Tan – Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital

Jason Wong – British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Michael Widener – University of Toronto, Department of Geography

Students:

Susan Wang, Lauren Kimura, James Connell