Co-Directors

Jacqueline Gahagan, PhD

Jacqueline Gahagan, PhD

Jacquie is the Associate Vice President of Research at Mount Saint Vincent University. She has been involved in HIV/AIDS advocacy, activism and research for over two decades. Her current funded program of research focuses primarily on the gendered aspects of HIV/Hep C, STIs and sexual/reproductive health outcomes.  Jacquie 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. Email:  [email protected] Mobile :  902.414.8646     Twitter:@jacquie_gahagan
Gerard Yetman, BA, B Ed, M.A

Gerard Yetman, BA, B Ed, M.A

Gerard is one of the founding members of the Newfoundland & Labrador AIDS Committee (ACNL) and serves as the Executive Director of ACNL and The Tommy Sexton Centre. Gerard has served on provincial, regional and national Boards of Directors of AIDS Service Organizations and is presently the Chair of Action Hepatitis Canada and Co-Chair of the Atlantic Interdisciplinary Research Network. Gerard has worked in the field of HIV/AIDS for 33 Years. ​Gerard Yetman, BA, B Ed, M.A Executive Director AIDS Committee of Newfoundland & Labrador Telephone: (709) 579-8656 E-mail: [email protected]

Leadership Committee

Marni Amirault

Marni Amirault

CAAN and AHA Centre
Jo Parker

Jo Parker

Mainline Needle Exchange
Michelle Bowden

Michelle Bowden

Public Health Agency of Canada
Stacey Burns

Stacey Burns

​PEI Department of Health and Wellness
Julie Dingwell

Julie Dingwell

Avenue B Harm Reduction (formerly AIDS Saint John)
Greg Harris, PhD

Greg Harris, PhD

Memorial University (MUN)
Lois Jackson, PhD

Lois Jackson, PhD

Dalhousie University
Michelle Proctor-Simms

Michelle Proctor-Simms

Nova Scotia Advisory Commission ​on AIDS
Julie Thomas

Julie Thomas

Healing Our Nations
Chris Aucoin

Chris Aucoin

AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia
Phillip Joy

Phillip Joy

Faculty Member Representative MSVU
Jo-Ann MacDonald

Jo-Ann MacDonald

University of PEI
Jeannine McNeil

Jeannine McNeil

Public Health Agency of Canada

Jasmine Tang
MSVU Student Representative