Who we are:

We are a team of university-based researchers from a variety of disciplines who use a harm reduction approach to study the health and safety of sex workers of all genders who are currently working in the Vancouver sex industry.  Our team has experience in community development and direct service delivery to sex workers.  Our study is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Principal Investigator: Vicky Bungay, PhD RN

Co-Investigator: Chris Atchison, Lecturer: Sociology & Anthropology, SFU 

Co-Investigator: Dr. John Oliffe, RN/Professor

Project Manager: Raven R. Bowen, MA Criminology

Research Assistant: William Pearson, MSc Public Policy

Graduate Research Assistant: Eli Manning, MSW, PhD(C) Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Graduate Research Assistant: Catherine Zangger, PhD (C) Sociology