Researcher

Dr Allison Carter

My Expertise

Sexual and reproductive health, gender and social equity analysis, survey methods, community-based participatory methods, knowledge translation, HIV, disability, and culture

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Biography

Dr. Allie Carter is a Research Fellow with the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Her work focuses on the social, cultural, and political issues related to sexual and reproductive health, particularly for communities who are less well-represented in research. Allie has a strong interest in critical theories and community-based research and utilizes a range of...view more

Dr. Allie Carter is a Research Fellow with the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Her work focuses on the social, cultural, and political issues related to sexual and reproductive health, particularly for communities who are less well-represented in research. Allie has a strong interest in critical theories and community-based research and utilizes a range of methods, including surveys, cohort studies, and the arts. Currently, she is engaged in a number of projects in Australia, Canada, and the United States with women living with HIV, young people with disability, migrant communities, and the broader population. She has published widely in international journals and writes regularly about health, sexuality, and relationships for the general public.

View Dr. Carter's publications and activities here: dralliecarter.com.

 

 


My Qualifications

  • BSc, University of British Columbia
  • MPH, Global Health, Simon Fraser University
  • PhD, Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

My Research Activities

Selected current projects:

  • Sex in Translation: Cultural and Linguistic Constructions of Sexual and Reproductive Health among Chinese Diasporic People Living in Australia (Australian Department of Health, Lead Investigator)
  • Our Health, Our Rights: Supporting the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women Living with HIV in Australia (Australian Department of Health, Lead Investigator)
  • Engaging with the Community in Setting Priorities for Research on the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Australians with Disabilities (Kirby Institute, Lead Investigator)
  • The Australian Study of Health and Relationships (NHMRC, Investigator) 
  • The Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance of BBVs and STIs (Australian Department of Health, Investigator)
  • The Canadian HIV Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Cohort Study (CIHR, Investigator)
  • #LifeAndLoveWithHIV: A Social Media Initiative to Support the Sexual Health Needs of Women Living with HIV (Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, Lead Investigator)

My Research Supervision


Currently supervising

  • Lisa Wojciechowski (University of Melbourne, Department of Social Work, Doctoral Candidate): Young + Positive: A national study of young people living with HIV. With Professor Louise Harms (University of Melbourne) and Associate Professor Christy Newman (Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney).

 

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+61 2 9385 9018
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