Kathleen Deering

Assistant Professor

Research Classification

Social Determinants of Health
Environmental Health
Community Health / Public Health
Human and Social Ecology

Research Interests

Sexual health inequities
Gender and health
HIV prevention, treatment and care
Sex work
Social/health geography
Gender and violence
Stigma
Community-based research
Novel methodological approaches in epidemiology
 

Research Methodology

Geographic Information Systems
spatial analysis
Quantitative statistics/epidemiology
Mixed methods approaches in epidemiology
mathematical modelling

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Master's students
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Among other potential projects, I am looking for students or postdocs to work with a five-year community-based longitudinal cohort of women living with HIV in Metro Vancouver (2014-2020), and many options for projects working with this community and these data. The study includes quantitative survey data on broad topics related to social, spatial and structural determinants of health (including sexual and reproductive health; HIV treatment and care). Quantitative or mixed methods approaches can be undertaken.

I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in hiring Co-op students for research placements.
 
 

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