Dr. Mark Gilbert is a physician epidemiologist in BCCDC’s Clinical Prevention Services department. He also serves as a clinical associate professor at the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Gilbert has had prior experience with the Public Health Agency of Canada as a field epidemiologist, and he also held a position as a Medical Health officer specializing in communicable diseases for the Vancouver Island Health Authority.

Dr. Gilbert currently leads the BC Online Sexual Health Services in the Division, a program whose aim is to deliver innovative sexual health services online. His research focus is on gay men’s health, and past projects of his include the ManCount survey, a community-based sexual health survey for gay men and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver. He is currently the co-principal investigator of the CIHR team in the Study of Acute HIV Infection in Gay Men. Dr. Gilbert obtained his medical degree from the University of Ottawa, and went on to receive his master’s degree from UBC.