Matthew NumerPhD

Assistant Professor, Health Promotion


Related information:

Phone: (902) 494-1153
Fax: (902) 494-5120
Mailing Address: 
School of Health and Human Performance
Dalhousie University
Stairs House, P.O. Box 15000
6230 South Street
Halifax, N.S. B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • HIV prevention
  • Gay men's sexual health
  • Health promotion
  • Policy development
  • Gender and health


Curriculum Vitae

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Robert Morris University (Pittsburg, PA)
Master of Education (MEd), California University of Philadelphia (California, PA)
Interdisciplinary PhD, Dalhousie University
Counselling Certification
, Canadian Counselling Association (2007)
Teaching Certification, Level II: Secondary School Counselling (2006)
Teaching Certification, Level II: Secondary Social Studies (2006)

Research interests

Synopsis: Matthew Numer's research interest include HIV prevention and gay men’s sexual health, with a specific emphasis on health promotion and policy development. He recently published a book chapter entitled "The Dilemma of Young Gay Men’s Sexual Health Promotion and Homosexual Hegemonic Masculinity."

  • HIV prevention
  • gay men's sexual health
  • health promotion aimed at gay men
  • health policy development that encompasses gay men
  • gender and queer theory