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JACQUELINE GAHAGAN, PHD
Jacqueline Gahagan, PhD is Professor of Health Promotion and Head of the Health Promotion Division in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University. Dr. Gahagan is also Director of the Gender and Health Promotion Studies Unit which focuses on health research related to the intersectionality of gender and other key determinants of health on health outcomes. Jacqueline also holds cross appointments in Community Health and Epidemiology, International Development Studies, Gender Studies, Occupational Therapy, Nursing and is an Affiliate Member of the Health Law Institute at Dalhousie University. Dr. Gahagan teaches courses in measurement and evaluation, community health promotion, health promotion theory, and women’s health and the environment at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and is a member of the editorial board for several peer-reviewed journals, including Health Care for Women International, Sexual Health, and the Canadian Journal of Public Health.
Dr. Gahagan has been involved in HIV/AIDS advocacy, activism and research for over two decades and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for excellence in the field of HIV/AIDS. Her current funded program of research focuses primarily on the gendered aspects of HIV/Hep C, STIs and sexual/reproductive health outcomes. Jacqueline’s funded research projects include a gender-based exploration of health service utilization among young rural males, the development of national-level sexual health indicators, access to research ethics boards among community-engaged researchers, social networks of injection drug users, gender-based analysis of HIV counselling and testing, LBGT cancer, and anti-homophobia policy interventions in schools. Prior to joining Dalhousie University, Jacqueline worked in public health as a health promotion specialist, a program evaluation specialist and as a health promotion consultant. Jacqueline is also a founding member of the Atlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network (AIRN), a member of the Ministerial Council on HIV/AIDS, a member of the prideHealth board, a member of the Public Health Association of Nova Scotia board, and a former member of the board of directors’ for the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the Canadian Association for HIV Research, the Nova-Scotia Gambia Association, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development, among others.
Evelyn C. White, Interviewer + Research Assistant
Evelyn is a widely published author/journalist of such works as Alice Walker: A Life and Every Goodbye Ain’t Gone: A Photonarrative of Black Heritage on Salt Spring Island. She is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she was honoured for her Master’s thesis on “The Racial Development of Blind Black Children.” She also holds degrees from Harvard University and Wellesley College. Evelyn recently completed an appointment as Visiting Writer at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. As a volunteer reader for Halifax-based Accessible Media, Inc., she delivers online and radio news broadcasts for blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired, and literacy-challenged Canadians.