Our team of clinicians, researchers, and mental health advocates bring together their expertise and personal experiences to provide you with this unique resource, HeadsUpGuys.

HeadsUpGuys was developed through the generous support of the Movember Foundation and is based at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.

Our Team

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Dr. John Ogrodniczuk

Professor and Director of the Psychotherapy Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
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Dr. John Ogrodniczuk

Professor and Director of the Psychotherapy Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia

Though he has his fingers in many pots, a constant in Dr. Ogrodniczuk’s activities is his work with men. He’s proud to lead the HeadsUpGuys team to bring this resource to men, and hopes it can play a part in supporting them in leading healthy and productive lives.

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Dr. John Oliffe

Professor at the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia
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Dr. John Oliffe

Professor at the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia

Founder and lead investigator of UBC’s Men’s Health Research program, Dr. John Oliffe’s work focuses on masculinities as it influences men’s health behaviours and illness management, and its impact on partners, families and overall quality of life. His research provides key insights to guide clinicians and researchers and advance men’s health promotion practices.

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Joshua R Beharry

B.Sc. majoring in Computer Science and Mental Health Advocate
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Joshua R Beharry

B.Sc. majoring in Computer Science and Mental Health Advocate

Since recovering from experiences with depression in 2010, Josh has become a passionate advocate for mental health. Josh coordinates HeadsUpGuys communications and website. For more information about his recovery see his personal site at mhpov.com.

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Dr. Joy Johnson

Vice-President, Research Simon Fraser University
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Dr. Joy Johnson

Vice-President, Research Simon Fraser University

Dr. Johnson became Simon Fraser University’s fifth Vice-President, Research in September 2014 after serving as the CIHR Institute of Gender & Health’s Scientific Director (SD) since 2008. Within the CIHR SD role she works with the Canadian gender, sex and health research community and stakeholders to identify research priorities, develop research funding opportunities, strengthen research capacity, build partnerships and translate research evidence to improve the health of Canadians.

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Dr. Joan Bottorff

Professor and Chair in Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention at UBC Okanagan
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Dr. Joan Bottorff

Professor and Chair in Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention at UBC Okanagan

Dr. Bottorff is one of Canada’s leading scientists in the field of health behaviour. She is Professor and Chair in Health Promotion and Cancer Prevention at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, and was also the recipient of a UBC Distinguished University Scholar Award and a CIHR Investigator Award. She has co-led two very successful research units and has developed active research programs in tobacco control, cancer screening and health promotion.

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