Lecturer, Sexual Health, UNSW

Dr. Allie Carter has been engaged in research to advance women's sexual health and rights for nearly a decade, with a particular focus on hidden and under-served communities. She received her MPH and PhD at Simon Fraser University in Canada and worked previously at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. She is presently a Lecturer in Sexual Health at the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales. Allie has published over 30 scientific articles and her work has appeared in CBC, CTV, The Star, Ravishly, and much more. She has a deep passion for communicating science through narrative and is the founding co-editor of Life and Love with HIV, a blog and online community for women and couples around the globe to share stories about sex and love. Allie is currently writing her first book. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram (@DrAllieCarter).


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales
  • 2011–2018
    Researcher, Simon Fraser University
  • 2011–2018
    Researcher, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS


  • 2018 
    Simon Fraser University, PhD
  • 2010 
    Simon Fraser University, MPH
  • 2008 
    University of British Columbia, BSc