Research-to-Action

Dr. Shira Goldenberg & Dr. Danya Fast to receive Post-Doctoral Fellowship Awards

GSHI's Drs. Shira Goldenberg & Danya Fast are among 59 BC health researchers chosen to receive post-doctoral fellowship awards through the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research's 2013 Research Trainee funding competition. Both will conduct research in the category of population health.

Dr. Goldenberg's research is titled 'The socio-cultural context of mobility, migration and HIV/STI risk: A mixed methods study among female sex workers in Vancouver, BC' and is supported with GSHI's community partner, the Women's Health Research Institute.

Dr. Fast's research is titled 'Exploring the gendered dimensions of place, risk, and violence among street-involved youth who do sex work in Vancouver, Canada: A longitudinal ethnographic investigation'

Find out more about the 2013 Trainee Competition