Professor, Dalhousie University
Head, Health Promotion Division, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University

Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan 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 has been involved in the field of HIV/AIDS advocacy, activism and research for over two decades and has expertise in gender and health, health promotion, sexual heath, and measurement/evaluation.

A selection of Jacqueline’s current research projects includes an assessment of HIV/HCV prevention policies and programs for youth in Atlantic Canada, an investigation into access to cancer knowledge by QLB women and trans folk who have been diagnosed with breast or gynecologic cancer, and an international study of stigma and resilience associated with youth and homophobia.

Dr. Gahagan is a member of the editorial board for several peer-reviewed journals, including Health Care for Women International, and the Canadian Journal of Public Health. She is also a founding member of the Atlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network (AIRN), a member of the Ministerial Council on HIV/AIDS among others.

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