Food Security Study

OHTNFood Security

The Food Security study is a national CIHR-funded cross-sectional community-based research study that looked into the impact of food insecurity on health outcomes of people living with HIV in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. Compared to the general Canadian population, …

Food insufficiency, housing and health-related quality of life: results from the Positive Spaces, Healthy Places study (Abstract)

OHTNFood Security, Housing, Peer-Reviewed Papers

First published in AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV in 2015, this paper demonstrates a correlation between food insufficiency, housing instability and poorer physical and mental health. Findings reinforce the importance of addressing the social determinants of health as an integral part of HIV care.

Sean B. Rourke

OHTNCare, Community Engagement in Research, Employment, Engagement, Food Security, Housing, Interventions Across the Cascade, Mental Health, Neurocognitive Disorders, OHTN, People Living with HIV, Research Pages, Stigma

Sean Rourke

OHTN Senior Affiliated Scientist

Sean B. Rourke uses population health and community-based research approaches to impact HIV policies and front-line services, and to solve complex health problems in partnership with people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS. He is …