Heather Armstrong graduated from the University of Ottawa with a PhD in Experimental Psychology in 2014 where she studied the sexual motivation and sexual health of women, with an emphasis on sexual minority women. She then moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention focused on better understanding protective factors for improved sexual health and well-being for LGBT youth and adolescence. Presently, she is a CIHR-funded postdoctoral fellow at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS where her work focuses on sexual health, mental health, and substance use among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.
Research areas of interest:
HIV/AIDS, Sexuality; Motivation; LGBTQ Health
Reproductive Infectious Diseases Sexual and Reproductive Health