Canada Research Chair in Global Health Equity and Social Justice with Marginalized Populations
Ph.D., University of Toronto
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Mental health
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights
- Global health
- Planetary health
- Social support; resilience
- Arctic health
- Northern and Indigenous youth wellbeing
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
- Youth and adolescents
- Refugee, displaced and asylum–seeking youth
- HIV prevention, testing and treatment
- Sub-Saharan Africa
Dr. Carmen Logie joined the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in 2013 as an Assistant Professor and is currently an Associate Professor. She is an Adjunct Scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, Adjunct Professor, United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment & Health, and Research Scientist, Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity. She holds the Canadian Research Chair in Global Health Equity and Social Justice with Marginalized Populations.
Dr. Logie’s research program advances understanding of, and develops interventions to address, stigma and other social ecological factors associated with HIV and STI prevention and care. She is particularly interested in understanding and addressing intersectional stigma and its sexual, reproductive, and mental health impacts, with a focus on HIV and STI. Her current research focuses on HIV/STI prevention, testing and care cascades in Canada, Uganda and Jamaica with people living with HIV, refugee and other displaced youth, LGBT communities, Indigenous youth, sex workers, and persons at the intersection of these identities. Dr. Logie has been awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), CIHR Clinical Trials Network, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada, Grand Challenges Canada, Canada Research Chairs, and Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), to lead global research focused on sexual health and rights. She directs the CFI ‘Stigma & Sexual Health Interventions to Nurture Empowerment’ (SSHINE) Lab, collaborates with the World Health Organization (WHO) and was a guideline development member for the WHO Consolidated Guidelines on Self-care Interventions for Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights.
Dr. Logie has published more than 185 articles, cited >6500 times; you can learn more about her publications here and here. She is Deputy Editor at the Journal of the International AIDS Society and on the Editorial Boards for Social Science & Medicine Mental Health and PLOS Global Health. Her co-edited book LGBTQ Mental Health: International Perspectives and Experiences was published by the American Psychological Association in October 2019. Her latest book Working with Excluded Populations in HIV: Hard to Reach or Out of Sight? was published in 2021 as part of the Social Aspects of HIV Series. In 2020, Dr. Logie launched the ‘Everybody Hates Me: Let’s Talk About Stigma‘ podcast with stigma experts from across the world, with nearly 10,000 downloads as of August 2021, found everywhere that podcasts are found.