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Dr. Nathan Lachowsky is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at University of Victoria.
Dr. Lachowsky received a BSc at the University of Guelph, and followed up with a PhD in epidemiology before moving to BC in 2014. He pursued postgraduate studies at the University of British Columbia. He was awarded postdoctoral fellowship at the CTN (2015 – 16) as well as BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. During his postdoctoral fellowship with CTN, he focused on young MSM in Metro Vancouver, and conducted research project titled Optimizing Adherence to Combination HIV Prevention for Younger Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, and Other Men who have Sex with Men.
As an young investigator, he is a prolific writer who has already co-written 13 published academic papers, as well as 83 abstracts. He has won numerous awards on HIV and health research such as Randy Alex Coates New Investigator Award in Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, OHTN Junior Investigator Development Award and a Walter Vaughan Medal.
Dr Lachosky describes himself as an interdisciplinary community-based HIV researcher, a facilitator of enquiry-based learning, and a health equity advocate.