Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity

The Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) is an academic research centre hosted by Providence Health Care and affiliated with UBC, SFU, and beyond. CGSHE has a mandate to advance gender and sexual health equity among marginalized populations in BC, Canada, and globally through leadership in research, policy and practice.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Oliffe, John Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Care; Sociology and related studies; Men's Health Promotion; Male Depression and Suicide; Psychosocial Prostate Cancer Care; Smoking Cessation
Shannon, Kate Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, sex work, public health, community health, gender epidemiology, health prevention, social determinants of health, community-based research, gender inequities, sexual health, vulnerable populations, structural determinants, qualitative evaluations, HIV/STI prevention, Social determinants of sexual health, HIV/AIDS and access to care among marginalized populations, particularly youth, sex workers, and women at-risk and living with HIV