Dr. Jacquie Gahagan
Jacquie is a Full Professor of Health Promotion in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University. Jacquie holds Research Associate positions with the Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence, the Health Law Institute, the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, is an Affiliate Scientist with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and a Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Jacquie’s program of health promotion research focuses on policy and programming interventions using sex and gender-based analyses (SGBA+) to address health inequities faced among marginalized populations at high risk for poor health outcomes such as those living with or affected by HIV, HCV or other STBBIs, older LGBTQ+ populations and those involved in sex work. Prior to joining Dalhousie University, Jacquie worked in public health at the municipal, provincial and national levels in relation to harm reduction, HIV/HCV prevention, and tobacco use cessation.