Our Team


Dr. Robert Hogg

Senior Research Scientist

Robert Hogg is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University and Senior Research Scientist at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. His academic training includes graduate degrees in Anthropology from the University of Victoria (Victoria, BC, Canada) and in Demography...

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Dr. David Moore

Research Scientist

Dr. David M. Moore is a Research Scientist at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of AIDS at the University of British Columbia. He is also the Physician Lead of the Provincial Health Services Agency HIV Program...

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Dr. Eric Roth


Dr. Roth is a Co-Investigator of the Momentum Health Study, and has provided his expertise and advise on the selection of standardized and validated instruments for measuring social and behavioural constructs. Dr. Roth is also a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Victoria, where he is...

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Heather Armstrong, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Heather is the Momentum Postdoctoral Fellow in Vancouver. She is a sex researcher who has been studying issues relevant to GLBT health and wellness for over a decade. She completed her PhD in Experimental Psychology at the University of Ottawa and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Division of...

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Nathan Lachowsky PhD

Assistant Professor

Nathan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. He has conducted HIV and sexual health research across Canada and New Zealand with gay, bi and queer cis and trans men who have sex using interdisciplinary and community-based...

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Study Staff

Gbolahan Olarewaju M.Sc.

Research Coordinator

GB is the Momentum Research Coordinator at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. He holds a B.Sc Honours in Biomedical Science and an M.Sc in Human Health and Nutritional Science from the University of Guelph. With a passion for health access and equity, GB has been supporting HIV/AIDS and...

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Allan Lal

Research Assistant

Allan is the Momentum research assistant. He is an anthropology graduate from UBC with a focus on same-sex behaviours cross-culturally. Allan has worked and volunteered in gay men’s health for several years and was heavily involved with Health Initiative for Men, most notably as an outreach...

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Irvine Sandstra RN (C), MPH

Registered Nurse

Irvine Sandstra is a Registered Nurse certified in reproductive health working primarily with the STOP HIV/AIDS Team and provides testing, education and referral services in sexual health management through agency partnerships with Qmunity, Health Initiative for Men, and Center for Excellence in...

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Kristine Stephenson, RN-BSN

Clinical Nurse

Kristine is the full time clinical nurse of the Momentum Health Study. Kristine has a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia, she has been working in HIV care for the past 10 years. She has cared for clients with HIV/AIDS in a variety of settings, including First...

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