Wednesday 4th March 2020- The Momentum Health Study: An 8 year biobehavioural study of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Canada

Wednesday 4th March 2020 @ The Devereux, WC2R 3JJ

Dr Heather Armstrong, University of Southampton 

The Momentum Health Study: An 8 year biobehavioural study of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Canada

This talk will present an overview of the Momentum Health Study. Momentum is a longitudinal, biobehavioural study of nearly 800 gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men living in Vancouver, Canada. The study explores sexual health, including HIV prevalence and prevention techniques, substance use, mental and physical health, and a variety of other relevant psychosocial factors. Selected findings will be presented.

Dr. Heather Armstrong is a Lecturer in Sexual Health at the University of Southampton. Her research focuses on improving sexual health and well-being, especially for sexual and gender minority folks. She has a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Ottawa and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of British Columbia at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. 

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