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Treena Orchard

Medical Anthropology

Experience in LGBT2SQ research

CIHR-funded project exploring adherence to HIV medications and arts-based method of body mapping among HIV+ Aboriginal women (in Vancouver, BC) and gay men (in London, Ontario). Project completed, dissemination and analysis on-going (2012-present).

CIHR-funded project exploring environmental health risks and resilience among women and transwomen in street-based sex work in Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge. Project just getting started (2015-present)

Research with gay men/MSM communities in Vancouver and volunteer work in Vancouver as well (2006-2008).

Evaluation of drop-in for current and former male sex workers in inner-city Winnipeg (2001).

Interest in LGBT2SQ research

CIHR-funded project exploring adherence to HIV medications and arts-based method of body mapping among HIV+ Aboriginal women (in Vancouver, BC) and gay men (in London, Ontario). Project completed, dissemination and analysis on-going (2012-present).

CIHR-funded project exploring environmental health risks and resilience among women and transwomen in street-based sex work in Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge. Project just getting started (2015-present)

Research with gay men/MSM communities in Vancouver and volunteer work in Vancouver as well (2006-2008).

Evaluation of drop-in for current and former male sex workers in inner-city Winnipeg (2001).

Published Work

  • Orchard, T., T. Smith & Michelow, W. (2014). Imagining Adherence: Body Mapping Research with HIV-Positive Men and Women in Canada, AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 30(4), 337-338.
  • Schilder, A., Orchard, T., Buchner, C., Strathdee, S. & and Hogg, R. (2010). Insert Discourse: Rectal Douching Among Young HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Gay Men in Vancouver, Canada. Sexuality & Culture, 14(4), 327-343.
  • Schilder, A.; Orchard, T., Buchner, C.; Miller, M.; Fernandez, K.; Strathdee, S; & Hogg. R (2008). "˜It's like the treasure': Beliefs Associated with Semen among Young HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Men Who Have Sex With Men. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 7(10), 667-679.
  • Tzemis, D., Forrest, J., Puskas, C., Zhang, W., Orchard, T., Palmer, A., McInnes, C., Fernandes, K., Montaner, J. & Hogg, R. (2012). Identifying Self-Perceived HIV-Related Stigma in a Population Accessing Antiretroviral Therapy, AIDS Care, 25(1), 95-102.
  • Orchard, T. (2002). Strategies for Sustainability among HIV/AIDS-Related NGOs in Canada and India. Practicing Anthropology, 24(2), 19-22.
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