Researcher Database

Name Location

Lori Ross

l.ross@utoronto.ca
33 Russell Street., Room T406
Toronto, Ontario
416-535-8501 x3
http://www.lgbtqhealth.ca/
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
Secondary Affiliation: University of Toronto
Research Scientist
Psychiatry
Department: Social Equity & Health Research Section
Secondary Department: Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Languages:

  • English

Communities:

  • Bisexual/omnisexual/pansexual women
  • Bisexual/pansexual/omnisexual men
  • Gay men
  • Lesbians
  • Trans men
  • Trans women
  • Parents/people planning to parent

Expertise:

  • Clinical research
  • Community-based or Participatory/Action research
  • Epidemiological research
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Research proposal development
  • Mixed methods

Topic:

  • Access to care
  • Bisexual health
  • Discrimination
  • Homelessness
  • Lesbian health
  • LGBTQ Parenting
  • Mental health

Available to Mentor:

  • Community-based researchers
  • Doctoral students
  • Masters students
  • New researchers
  • Undergraduate students

Current Interest in LGBTQ Research

I am interested in a variety of research questions related to LGBT peoples' mental health and health service experiences. I collaborate extensively with community partners and particularly the LGBTQ Parenting Network, the Sherbourne Health, and Rainbow Health Ontario. To learn more about ongoing projects, see my website.

Experience with LGBTQ Research

I am interested in a variety of research questions related to LGBT peoples' mental health and health service experiences. I collaborate extensively with community partners and particularly the LGBT2SQ Parenting Network, the Sherbourne Health, and Rainbow Health Ontario. To learn more about ongoing projects, see my website.

Current Projects

Please see my website: http://www.lgbtqhealth.ca/

Key Publications

Ross, L.E., Bauer, G.R., MacLeod, M.A., Robinson, M., MacKay, J., Dobinson, C. (2014). Mental health and substance use among bisexual youth and non-youth in Ontario, Canada. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e101604. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101604

Tarasoff, L.A., Epstein, R., green, d., Anderson, S., & Ross, L.E. (Published Online First: July 8, 2014). Using theatre to help fertility providers better understand sexual and gender minorities. Medical Humanities. doi: 10.1136/medhum-2014-010516.

Robinson, M., Ross, L.E. (2014). Gender and sexual minorities: Intersecting inequalities and health. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 6(4), 91-96.

Ross, L.E., Tarasoff, L.A., Anderson, S., green, d., Epstein, R., Marvel, S., Steele, L.S. (2014). Sexual and gender minority peoples’ recommendations for assisted human reproduction services. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 36(2), 146-153.

Abelsohn, K.A., Epstein, R., & Ross, L.E. (2013). Celebrating the ‘other’ parent: Mental health and wellness of expecting lesbian, bisexual and queer non-birth parents. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 17(4), 387-405. doi: 10.1080/19359705.2013.771808