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Daniel Grace

Daniel Grace is an Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. He is an internationally recognized medical sociologist who leads a mixed methods program of community-engaged research to advance the social, mental, physical, and sexual health of sexual and gender minorities. His research into the everyday understandings of biomedical HIV prevention and public health interventions has informed community programs, health policy, and legislation at provincial, national, and international levels. His research examines multiple, intersecting pandemics including the impacts of HIV, mental health, and COVID-19 for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men across Canada. Dr. Grace holds a CRC in Sexual and Gender Minority Health and is the Director of the Centre for Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research. 

Pandemic Related Publications

Grace, D., Nath, R., Parry, R., Connell, J., Wong, J., Grennan, T. (2020). ‘…if U equals U what does the second U mean?’: Sexual minority men’s accounts of HIV undetectability and untransmittable scepticism. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 1-17. 

Grace, D., Gaspar, M., Rosenes, R., Grewal, R., Burchell, A.N., Grennan, T., Salit, I. (2019). Economic barriers, evidentiary gaps, and ethical conundrums: A qualitative study of physicians’ challenges recommending HPV vaccination to older gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. International Journal for Equity in Health. 18(159), 1-9. 

Grace, D. Institutional Ethnography as a critical research strategy: Access, engagement, and implications for HIV/AIDS research. (2019). Thinking Differently about HIV/AIDS: Contributions from Critical Social Science Editors: Eric Mykhalovskiy and Viviane Namaste. UBC Press: 103-133. 

Grace, D. Gaspar, M., Lessard, D., Klassen, B., Brennan, D.J., Adam, B., Jollimore, J., Lachowsky, N., Hart, T.A. (2019). Gay and bisexual men’s views on reforming blood donation policy in Canada: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 19: 772. 

Grace, D., Jollimore, J., MacPherson, P., Strang, M., Tan, D. (2018). The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)-stigma paradox: Learning from Canada’s first wave of PrEP users. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 32(1): 24-30.  

Grace, D. (2015). Criminalizing HIV transmission using model law: Troubling “best practice” standardizations in the global HIV/AIDS response. Critical Public Health, 25(4): 441–454.  

Grace, D., Chown, S., Kwag, M., Steinberg, M., Lim, E., Gilbert, M. (2015). Becoming ‘undetectable’: Longitudinal narratives of gay men’s sex lives after a recent HIV diagnosis. AIDS Education & Prevention, 27(4): 333-349.