Biography


Nathan is a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar and University Without Walls Fellow currently studying as a PhD candidate in Epidemiology in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph, Canada and has was awarded the OVC Dean’s Doctoral Fellowship for direct-entry into a PhD program. He received a Bachelor of Science, Honours in Biological Science in 2010 with distinction. His research interests include sexual health, LGBT health, Aboriginal health, men’s health, sexual scripts and HIV/AIDS.


Beyond academics, Nathan is an active citizen within both his campus and wider community. As a student leader, Nathan most recently served on the Board of Governors, the Senate and as the Central Student Association’s Executive as the Academic & University Affairs Commissioner. In the community, Nathan has served on the Guelph Wellington United Way Campaign Cabinet and as a Youth Group Facilitator with the Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre.


Graduate Scholarships & Grants


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Doctoral research and stipend award, 3 years


University Without Walls Fellowship

HIV research training and stipend award, 1 year


University of Guelph OVC: Dean’s Doctoral Fellowship

Entrance stipend award for direct-entry PhD, 4 years


Rotary Foundation: International Ambassadorial Scholarship

Research and stipend award for research placement in New Zealand


Canadian Institutes for Health Research: Masters Award CGS

Graduate research stipend award, 1 year


Undergraduate Honours & Awards


Walter Vaughan Medal

Convocation medal for major contributions to student leadership through Senate


André Auger Citizenship Award

For leadership, vision and compassion within university and Guelph community


Dean’s Honours List, Distinction

Academic achievement of greater than eighty percent for eights semesters


Undergraduate Scholarships & Grants


University of Guelph: President Scholarship

Highest university entrance award, 4 years


Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation: Provincial Laureate

Entrance award, 4 years


Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation: Millennium Project Grant

Funding for volunteer project in Botswana, Africa


Canada Merit Scholarship Foundation: Friesens-Lifetouch Finalist Award

Provincial entrance award


University of Guelph: Arthur D. Latornell Undergraduate Travel Grant

Funding for field course in Ecuador on sustainable tourism and mining


Curriculum Vitae


Download a copy of Nathan J Lachowsky’s curriculum vitae (CV) here:

CV - Lachowsky - April 2011.pdf

Nathan J. Lachowsky, BSc