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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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

Lauren Oleksewich

Research Assistant

Lauren is the Research Assistant for the Momentum study. Having previously worked in post-secondary health promotion for a number of years, she is passionate about promoting positive mental health and building resilient communities. Lauren has her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UBC and is...

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Jordan Sang

Post Doctoral Fellow

Jordan Sang is the Momentum Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Vancouver. He completed his PhD in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and his MPH at New York University. His research focus covers HIV prevention, mental health disparities, and resilience among...

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Allan Lal

Research Coordinator

Allan is the Research Coordinator for Momentum having previously been a Research Assistant on the study for several years. 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...

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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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