Anna is a Research Coordinator with Dr. Jean Shoveller’s Youth Sexual Health Team. Anna has a Master of Science in Health Care and Epidemiology from the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. She is working on a number of studies with the Youth Sexual Health Team, including: “GetCheckedBC: Developing new knowledge to inform the province-wide implementation of an online STI/HIV testing service”; “Population health ethics: Investigating the ethical implications of ‘targeting’socially-defined population subgroups” and “Investigating the influences of social context and structure on young people’s parenting experiences”.
Phone: (604) 827-4568
Email: anna.carson (at) ubc.ca
Cathy is the Research Manager for the Youth Sexual Health Team and Dr. Jean Shoveller’s CIHR-funded Applied Public Health Chair in Improving Youth Sexual Health. Cathy has a Master of Arts in Anthropology, specializing in medical anthropology, from Simon Fraser University. She has worked extensively on a variety of qualitative research studies in the areas of mental health, substance use, social inequity, and sexual health. She is especially interested in qualitative research addressing gender, health and social inequities, as well as research ethics.
Phone: (604) 822-3791
Toll-free (in BC): 1-877-327-7867
Email: cathy.chabot (at) ubc.ca
Caroline is a Research Assistant for the Youth Sexual Health Team. Her responsibilities include transcribing and coding for the study titled “Investigating the influences of social context and structure on young people’s parenting experiences” (the Young Parents Study), maintaining the team’s website and occasionally interviewing for various studies. Caroline graduated from UBC in 2014 with an Honours degree in English Literature and a minor in Sociology. She is currently a Masters student at the iSchool where is is pursing a degree in Library and Information Sciences. She aims to graduate spring 2018, after writing a thesis on the information contexts of young fathers.
Email: czekajlo (at) mail.ubc.ca
Emmanuelle Andrews is a Graduate Academic Assistant with the Youth Sexual Health Team. She holds a BA and qualifying Law degree in Anthropology and Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She is currently completing her Masters at UBC’s Social Justice Institute – in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice. Her research interests are in liberal notions, rhetoric and actions of equality in the UK as they affect minorities, particularly black Britons. Emmanuelle works on the ‘Interventions to Address HIV and other STBBI Among Young MSM’ and ‘Socio-cultural Contexts and Young Men’s Sexual Lives’ Studies.
Email: emmanuelleandrews (at) gmail.com
Michelle is a Research Assistant with the YSHT. She holds a BA in Psychology and Commerce, and is currently completing her Master of Public Health degree at the UBC School of Population and Public Health. Her interests lie in the implementation of innovative programs and policies to address mental health, substance use, and more generally, health and social inequities among youth. Michelle works on the following YSHT studies: “GetCheckedBC: Developing new knowledge to inform the province-wide implementation of an online STI/HIV testing service”; “Population health ethics: Investigating the ethical implications of ‘targeting’ socially-defined population subgroups” and “Investigating the influences of social context and structure on young people’s parenting experiences”.
Phone: (604) 822-6535
Email: michelle.pang (at) ubc.ca
Rodney is a Youth Co-Researcher for the Youth Sexual Health Team’s Context Study. Outside of UBC, Rodney co-facilitates support groups for LGBTQ+ youth, and for parents/caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth and children in the Fraser Health Region. He is interested in sexual health, ways that local governments use zoning to target/displace marginalized populations, the relationship between government and the voluntary sector, and deliberation and conflict in policymaking. He is currently an undergraduate at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing an Honours degree in Political Science.
Email: rodney.stehr (at) ubc.ca