Dr. Robert Hogg is a professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University as well as a senior research scientist and the Director of the HIV/AIDS Drug Treatment Program at the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of International Health and Cross-Cultural Medicine at the University of California.

He completed his bachelor’s degree in anthropology at the University of Victoria. He obtained his PhD in demography at the Australian National University.

Dr. Hogg’s three main areas of research are (1) the link between antiretroviral therapy optimism and sexual behaviour among men who have sex with men, (2) how long term use of antiretroviral therapy affects aging and age-associated co-morbidities, and (3) how different supportive services models of care impact survival and use of antiretrovirals among vulnerable groups. He has established a national and international reputation in population health research, with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS, antiretroviral therapy, and marginalized populations.

He is the principal investigator of CTN 242: CANOC, which will draw information from databases across Canada to study the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy. He has also contributed to dozens of CTN research publications.