Dr. Theresa Healy is the Lead – Healthy Community Development, Aboriginal Communities in the Population Health Department of Northern Heath. She also holds an Adjunct Appointment with the School of Environmental Planning and the Gender Studies Program at UNBC. Her research and work interests include community development and capacity building, participatory and action research, facilitating community driven initiatives h and designing workshops and other learning modules for community members and organizations. Her past research projects have utilized these skills and interests in the subject areas of HIV/AIDS; Youth and Sexual Health, Homelessness and sexually exploited youth and Marginalized Populations and Health Care Services. She is a Co-Principal Investigator on the Men’s Healthy Eating and Active Living (M-HEAL) project, a member of the UBC Youth Sexual Health team under Dr. Jeannie Shoveller, and an advisor to the Prince George New Hope Society providing services to street involved girls and women.