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    The HIV Prevention Lab

    We conduct research on how to prevent HIV transmission among groups that are at a higher risk for acquiring HIV. We also conduct research on how to promote quality of life among people living with HIV.

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    Our Mission

    The mission of the HIV Prevention Lab is to conduct rigorous basic and applied research that can be used to prevent HIV transmission and promote positive sexual and mental health among vulnerable populations and people living with HIV.

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    Our Team

    Dr. Trevor Hart is the director of the HIV Prevention Lab and a current recipient of an Ontario HIV Treatment Network Applied Research Chair Award. The HIV Prevention Lab is staffed by Dr. Hart’s research team, which includes three graduate students, a full-time lab manager, a full-time research coordinator, two post-doctoral fellows, and five research assistants.

Research Focus


GPS: Gay Poz Sex

This study will provide preliminary data on the effect size of a sexual health promotion program for HIV-positive…
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  • Conference Wrap-Up: SSTAR 2015


    The HIV Prevention Lab's Clinical Psychology grad students  - Tyler, Natalie, and Marie - trekked down to Boston this past March for the Society for Sex Therapy & Research (SSTAR) 40th Annual [...]

  • HIV Prevention Lab in the Media

    The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – in partnership with the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) and the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) – announced support for thre [...]

  • CIHR Boys' and Men's Health Team Grant awarded!


    On October 31st, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced that our application for a national multisite mixed-methods cross-sectional study of gay, bisexual, and other men who hav [...]

  • Psychology MA/PhD Open House

    Ryerson University

    Join us for our annual Graduate Program Open House and Information Session. Take advantage of an exciting opportunity to learn all about the MA and PhD programs in Psychology at Ryerson University in [...]

  • Baseline recruitment complete!


    As of September 26th, 2014 baseline recruitment for the Gay Strengths Study is complete! Thank you to everyone who has been involved along the way. Stay tuned to read about our research findings! [...]