Research-to-Action

Dr. Shira Goldenberg shares her research on 'Migration and mobility, the sex work risk environment, and HIV/STIs' for the UBC School of Population and Public Health Grand Rounds

On September 20, 2013 Dr. Shira Goldenberg, Postdoctoral Research Fellow with GSHI, shared her research in a talk titled 'Migration and mobility, the sex work risk environment, and HIV/STIs: Mixed-methods research with female sex workers and their male clients' as part of the UBC School of Population and Public Health's (SPPH) Grand Rounds. The talk was attended in person, and was live-streamed for those who could not attend.

View presentation slides: 'Migration and mobility, pathways into the sex industry, and the HIV/STI 'risk environment'

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About Dr. Goldenberg and her research

Shira Goldenberg is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Gender and Sexual Health Initiative of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and the Division of AIDS in the Department of Medicine at UBC. She is a global health researcher who has been conducting qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research on social and structural factors shaping HIV and sexually transmitted infections among mobile, vulnerable populations in Canada and Latin America since 2006. Her current research aims to explore how migration and mobility patterns influence the health and safety of migrant sex workers in Vancouver and along the Mexico/Guatemala border.