Dr Denton Callander
Senior Lecturer

Dr Denton Callander

BA(Hons), BMus (Hons), PhD

Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute

Denton joined the Kirby Institute in 2011. He works on a diverse set of projects, employing quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods to understand and improve sexual health and well-being. Denton has led and supported projects in Australasia, Africa, North America, and Europe, with a particular interest in social justice and the digital world. In addition to his work with UNSW, Denton also leads a program of research with Médecins Sans Frontières. 

For more information on Denton's work, visit his website, view his profile on Google Scholar, and follow his Twitter feed.   

Phone
02 9385 0900
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Rees H; Callander D; Goddard SL; Griggs E; Prott G; Clifton B; Templeton DJ, 2022, 'Higher Sexually Transmissible Infection Test Yield Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending a Community-Based Testing Site Compared With a Clinical Service In Sydney, Australia', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, vol. 49, pp. E104 - E106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001609
    Journal articles | 2022
    Traeger MW; Guy R; Asselin J; Patel P; Carter A; Wright EJ; Grulich A; McManus H; Fairley CK; Chow EPF; McNulty A; Finlayson R; Bell C; Owen L; Marshall L; Russell D; O'Donnell D; Donovan B; Hellard ME; Stoové MA; Bastian L; Bateson D; Bowden S; Boyd M; Callander D; Cogle A; Costello J; Dimech W; Dittmer J; El-Hayek C; Ellard J; Fairley C; Franklin L; Hellard M; Hocking J; Kim J; McGill S; Nolan D; Pendle S; Polkinghorne V; Nguyen L; Nguyen T; O'Connor C; Reed P; Roth N; Ryder N; Selvey C; Stoové M; Traeger MW; Vickers T; Walker M; Watchirs-Smith L; West M, 2022, 'Real-world trends in incidence of bacterial sexually transmissible infections among gay and bisexual men using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia following nationwide PrEP implementation: an analysis of sentinel surveillance data', The Lancet Infectious Diseases, vol. 22, pp. 1231 - 1241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00175-X
    Journal articles | 2021
    Callander D; Meunier É; Deveau R; Grov C; Donovan B; Minichiello V; Kim J; Duncan D, 2021, 'Investigating the effects of COVID-19 on global male sex work populations: A longitudinal study of digital data', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 97, pp. 93 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2020-054550
    Journal articles | 2021
    Patel PG; Keen P; McManus H; Duck T; Callander D; Selvey C; Power C; Gray RT; Knight V; Asselin J; Read P; Johnson K; Bavinton BR; Bowden VJ; Grulich AE; Guy R; Prestage G; Zablotska I; Holden J; Cooper C; Price K; Holt M; de Wit J; Kaldor J; Kelleher A; Wilson D; Brotherton A; Cooper DA; Crooks L; Whittaker B; Madeddu D; Schmidt HM; Telfer B; Boyd M; McGill S; Pinto A; Nigro S; Gordon T; Feeney L; Cunningham P; Mao L; Gray J; O’Dwyer M; Clifton B, 2021, 'Increased targeted HIV testing and reduced undiagnosed HIV infections among gay and bisexual men', HIV Medicine, vol. 22, pp. 605 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13102
    Journal articles | 2020
    Boettiger DC; Salazar-Vizcaya L; Dore GJ; Gray RT; Law MG; Callander D; Lea T; Rauch A; Matthews GV, 2020, 'Can Australia Reach the World Health Organization Hepatitis C Elimination Goal by 2025 among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-positive Gay and Bisexual Men?', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 70, pp. 106 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz164
    Journal articles | 2020
    Callander D; Meunier É; Deveau R; Grov C; Donovan B; Minichiello V; Singham Goodwin A; Duncan DT, 2020, 'Sex workers are returning to work and require enhanced support in the face of COVID-19: Results from a longitudinal analysis of online sex work activity and a content analysis of safer sex work guidelines', Sexual Health, vol. 17, pp. 384 - 386, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH20128
    Journal articles | 2020
    Callander D; Mooney-Somers J; Keen P; Guy R; Duck T; Bavinton BR; Grulich AE; Holt M; Prestage G, 2020, 'Australian ‘gayborhoods’ and ‘lesborhoods’: a new method for estimating the number and prevalence of adult gay men and lesbian women living in each Australian postcode', International Journal of Geographical Information Science, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13658816.2019.1709973
    Journal articles | 2020
    Comninos NB; Garton L; Guy R; Callander D; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Donovan B; Goddard SL; Rutherford A; Templeton DJ, 2020, 'Increases in pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae positivity in men who have sex with men, 2011-2015: Observational study', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 96, pp. 432 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054107
    Journal articles | 2020
    Duncan DT; Callander D; Bowleg L; Park SH; Brinkley-Rubinstein L; Theall KP; Hickson DMA, 2020, 'Intersectional analysis of life stress, incarceration and sexual health risk practices among cisgender Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in the Deep South of the US: The MARI Study', Sexual Health, vol. 17, pp. 38 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH19062
    Journal articles | 2020
    Duncan DT; Sutton MY; Park SH; Callander D; Kim B; Jeffries WL; Henny KD; Harry-Hernández S; Barber S; Hickson DMA, 2020, 'Associations Between Neighborhood Problems and Sexual Behaviors Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men in the Deep South: The MARI Study', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 49, pp. 185 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-019-01619-4
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gray RT; Callander D; Hocking JS; McGregor S; McManus H; Dyda A; Moreira C; Braat S; Hengel B; Ward J; Wilson DP; Donovan B; Kaldor JM; Guy RJ, 2020, 'Population-level diagnosis and care cascade for chlamydia in Australia', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 96, pp. 131 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2018-053801
    Journal articles | 2020
    Griffin M; Callander D; Duncan DT; Palamar JJ, 2020, 'Differential Risk for Drug Use by Sexual Minority Status among Electronic Dance Music Party Attendees in New York City', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 55, pp. 230 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2019.1662811
    Journal articles | 2020
    Horn R; Callander D; Haire B, 2020, 'Perceptions of sexually transmissible infection pre-exposure prophylaxis: A qualitative study of high-risk gay and bisexual men in Sydney, New South Wales', Sexual Health, vol. 17, pp. 129 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH19175
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nguyen L; Stoové M; Boyle D; Callander D; McManus H; Asselin J; Guy R; Donovan B; Hellard M; El-Hayek C, 2020, 'Privacy-preserving record linkage of deidentified records within a public health surveillance system: Evaluation study', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 22, pp. e16757, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/16757
    Journal articles | 2019
    Callander D; Cook T; Read P; Hellard ME; Fairley CK; Kaldor JM; Vlahakis E; Pollack A; Bourne C; Russell DB; Guy RJ; Donovan B, 2019, 'Sexually transmissible infections among transgender men and women attending Australian sexual health clinics', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 211, pp. 406 - 411, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50322
    Journal articles | 2019
    Callander D; Park SH; Al-Ajlouni YA; Schneider JA; Khan MR; Safren SA; Duncan DT, 2019, 'Condomless group sex is associated with hiv pre-exposure prophylaxis knowledge and interest uptake: A cross-sectional study of gay and bisexual men in paris, france', AIDS Education and Prevention, vol. 31, pp. 127 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2019.31.2.127
    Journal articles | 2019
    Callander D; Park SH; Schneider JA; Khan MR; Kreski NT; Hambrick HR; Goedel WC; Duncan DT, 2019, 'City of love: Group sex is associated with risks for HIV and other sexually transmissible infections among gay and bisexual men in Paris, France', Sexual Health, vol. 16, pp. 192 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18181
    Journal articles | 2019
    Keen P; Jamil M; Callander D; Conway DP; McNulty A; Davies SC; Couldwell DC; Smith DE; Holt M; Vaccher SJ; Gray J; Cunningham P; Prestage G; Guy R, 2019, 'Rapid HIV testing increases testing frequency among gay and bisexual men: a controlled before–after study', Sexual Health, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh18161
    Journal articles | 2019
    MacGibbon J; Minichiello V; Prestage G; Bell S; Cox C; Donovan B; Callander D, 2019, 'How Male Sex Workers and Their Clients Shifted from Reluctance About HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis to Advocating for Its Use: A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study', AIDS and Behavior, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-019-02618-1
    Journal articles | 2019
    Mgbako O; Park SH; Callander D; Brinker DA; Kuhner C; Carrico AW; Rendina HJ; Duncan DT, 2019, 'Transactional sex, condomless anal sex, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men', International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 30, pp. 795 - 801, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462418823411
    Journal articles | 2019
    Prestage G; Mao L; Philpot S; Jin F; Callander D; Doyle M; Zablotska I; Kolstee J; Keen P; Bavinton B, 2019, 'The Role of Age and Homonegativity in Racial or Ethnic Partner Preferences Among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 48, pp. 357 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1308-2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Vaccher SJ; Marzinke MA; Templeton DJ; Haire BG; Ryder N; McNulty A; Foster R; Grulich AE; Zablotska IB; Bloch M; Carr A; Cheung C; Gianacas C; Guy R; Holt M; Kaldor J; Mackie B; Mayer K; McAllister J; Murphy D; Ooi C; Pell C; Poynten IM; Prestage G; de Wit J; Wright E; Callander D; Cooper D; Crooks L; Duck T; Holden J; Keen P; Kelleher A; Mitchell J; Price K; Selvey C; Schmidt HM; Telfer B; Whittaker B; Wilson D, 2019, 'Predictors of Daily Adherence to HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis in Gay/Bisexual Men in the PRELUDE Demonstration Project', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 23, pp. 1287 - 1296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2353-5
    Journal articles | 2019
    Van Gemert C; Guy R; Stoove M; Dimech W; El-Hayek C; Asselin J; Moreira C; Nguyen L; Callander D; Boyle D; Donovan B; Hellard M, 2019, 'Pathology laboratory surveillance in the Australian collaboration for coordinated enhanced sentinel surveillance of sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses: Protocol for a cohort study', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/13625
    Journal articles | 2019
    van Gemert C; Guy R; Stoove M; Dimech W; El-Hayek C; Asselin J; Moreira C; Nguyen L; Callander D; Boyle D; Donovan B; Hellard M, 2019, 'Pathology Laboratory Surveillance in the Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Blood-Borne Viruses: Protocol for a Cohort Study (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.13625
    Journal articles | 2018
    Bourne C; Lam M; Selvey C; Guy R; Callander D, 2018, 'Changing pattern of sexually transmissible infections and HIV diagnosed in public sexual health services compared with other locations in New South Wales, 2010-14', Sexual Health, vol. 15, pp. 366 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH17183
    Journal articles | 2018
    Callander D; Bourne C; Wand H; Stoové M; Hocking JS; De Wit J; Kaldor JM; Donovan B; Pell C; Finlayson R; Baker D; Forssman B; Tee BK; Kefalas B; Duck T; Guy R, 2018, 'Assessing the impacts of integrated decision support software on sexual orientation recording, comprehensive sexual health testing, and detection of infections among gay and bisexual men attending general practice: Observational study', JMIR Medical Informatics, vol. 20, pp. e10808, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/10808
    Journal articles | 2018
    Callander D; Guy R; Fairley CK; McManus H; Prestage G; Chow EPF; O'Connor CC; Grulich AE; Bourne C; Hellard M; Donovan B, 2018, 'Gonorrhoea gone wild: rising incidence of gonorrhoea and associated risk factors among gay and bisexual men attending Australian sexual health clinics', Sexual Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18097
    Journal articles | 2018
    Callander D; McManus H; Guy R; Hellard M; O'Connor CC; Fairley CK; Chow EPF; McNulty A; Lewis DA; Carmody C; Schmidt HMA; Kim J; Donovan B, 2018, 'Rising Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea Incidence and Associated Risk Factors among Female Sex Workers in Australia: A Retrospective Cohort Study', Sexually Transmitted Diseases, vol. 45, pp. 199 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000714
    Journal articles | 2018
    Callander D; Moreira C; El-Hayek C; Asselin J; van Gemert C; Smith LW; Long N; Dimech W; Boyle DIR; Donovan B; Stoove M; Hellard M; Guy R, 2018, 'Monitoring the Control of Sexually Transmissible Infections and Blood-Borne Viruses: Protocol for the Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS)', JMIR RESEARCH PROTOCOLS, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/11028
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gunaratnam P; McManus H; Watchirs-Smith L; McGregor S; Callander D; Brown G; Lobo R; O'Connor C; Hellard M; Medland N; Lewis D; Palmer C; Law M; Gray R; Donovan B; Guy R, 2018, 'People Born in Non-Main English Speaking Countries Are Less Likely to Start HIV Treatment Early in Australia: A National Cohort Analysis, 2014-15', Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, vol. 77, pp. E31 - E34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001585
    Journal articles | 2018
    Jamil MS; McManus H; Callander D; Prestage G; Ali H; O’Connor CC; Chen M; McNulty AM; Knight V; Duck T; Keen P; Gray J; Medland N; Hellard M; Lewis DA; Grulich AE; Kaldor JM; Fairley CK; Donovan B; Guy RJ; Marshall L; Wilson D; Dickson B; Kong M; Smith LW; Cooper D; Selvey C; Holden J; Crooks L; Cooper C; Price K; de Wit J; Kelleher A; Mitchell J; Schmidt HM; Telfer B; Whittaker B, 2018, 'Understanding the Targeting and Uptake of HIV Testing Among Gay and Bisexual Men Attending Sexual Health Clinics', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 22, pp. 513 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-2012-2
    Journal articles | 2018
    Keen P; Gray RT; Telfer B; Guy R; Schmidt H; Whittaker B; Holden J; Holt M; Kelleher A; Wilson D; Callander D; Cooper DA; Prestage GP; Selvey C; Grulich A, 2018, 'The 2016 HIV diagnosis and care cascade in New South Wales, Australia: meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets', Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 21, pp. e25109 - e25109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25109
    Journal articles | 2018
    Vaccher SJ; Kaldor JM; Callander D; Zablotska IB; Haire BG, 2018, 'Qualitative Insights into Adherence to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men', AIDS Patient Care and STDs, vol. 32, pp. 519 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/apc.2018.0106
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ali H; McManus H; O’Connor CC; Callander D; Kong M; Graham S; Saulo D; Fairley CK; Regan DG; Grulich A; Low N; Guy RJ; Donovan B, 2017, 'Human papillomavirus vaccination and genital warts in young indigenous Australians: National sentinel surveillance data', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 206, pp. 204 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja16.00597
    Journal articles | 2017
    Boettiger DC; Law MG; Dore GJ; Guy R; Callander D; Donovan B; O'Connor CC; Fairley CK; Hellard M; Matthews G, 2017, 'Hepatitis C testing and re-testing among people attending sexual health services in Australia, and hepatitis C incidence among people with human immunodeficiency virus: Analysis of national sentinel surveillance data', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2848-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Callander D, 2017, 'Gay men pursuing parenthood through surrogacy: Reconfiguring kinship', SOCIAL ALTERNATIVES, vol. 36, pp. 43 - 43, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000408410900023&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2017
    Chow EPF; Callander D; Fairley CK; Zhang L; Donovan B; Guy R; Lewis DA; Hellard M; Read P; Ward A; Chen MY; Kaldor J; Grulich A; Marshall L; O'Connor C; Wilson D; Dickson B; Ali H; Smith LW; Jackson E; Russell D; Vhalkis E; Gunathilake M; Nikitas A; O'Sullivan M; Allen D; Ryder N; Brown K; Smith D; Paramsothy Y; Palmer C; Davies S; McNulty A; Menon A; Parker A, 2017, 'Increased Syphilis Testing of Men Who Have Sex With Men: Greater Detection of Asymptomatic Early Syphilis and Relative Reduction in Secondary Syphilis', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 65, pp. 389 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cix326
    Journal articles | 2017
    Keen P; Conway DP; Cunningham P; McNulty A; Couldwell DL; Davies SC; Smith DE; Gray J; Holt M; O'Connor CC; Read P; Callander D; Prestage G; Guy R, 2017, 'Multi-centre field evaluation of the performance of the Trinity Biotech Uni-Gold HIV 1/2 rapid test as a first-line screening assay for gay and bisexual men compared with 4th generation laboratory immunoassays', Journal of Clinical Virology, vol. 86, pp. 46 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2016.11.006
    Journal articles | 2017
    Prestage G; Bavinton B; Callander D; Philpot SP; Zablotska I; Kolstee J; Keen P; Bradley J; Jin F, 2017, 'Australian gay and bisexual men's online preferences about sex with HIV-positive partners', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 221 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16191
    Journal articles | 2016
    Callander D; Stoové M; Carr A; Hoy JF; Petoumenos K; Hellard M; Elliot J; Templeton DJ; Liaw S; Wilson DP; Grulich A; Cooper DA; Pedrana A; Donovan B; McMahon J; Prestage G; Holt M; Fairley CK; McKellar-Stewart N; Ruth S; Asselin J; Keen P; Cooper C; Allan B; Kaldor JM; Guy R, 2016, 'A longitudinal cohort study of HIV 'treatment as prevention' in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men: The Treatment with Antiretrovirals and their Impact on Positive And Negative men (TAIPAN) study protocol', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, pp. 752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-2073-2
    Journal articles | 2016
    Callander DJ; Read P; Prestage G; Minichiello V; Chow EPF; Lewis DA; McNulty A; Ali H; Hellard M; Guy R; Donovan B, 2016, 'A cross-sectional study of HIV and STIs among male sex workers attending Australian sexual health clinics', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. Published Online First 2 September 2016, pp. 299 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2016-052578
    Journal articles | 2015
    Callander D; Newman CE; Holt M, 2015, 'Is Sexual Racism Really Racism? Distinguishing Attitudes Toward Sexual Racism and Generic Racism Among Gay and Bisexual Men', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 44, pp. 1991 - 2000, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-015-0487-3
    Journal articles | 2013
    Brener L; Callander D; Slavin S; de Wit J, 2013, 'Experiences of HIV stigma: the role of visible symptoms, HIV centrality and HIV-positive community attachment for people living with HIV', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio - Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 25, pp. 1166 - 1173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2012.752784
    Journal articles | 2013
    Brener L; Ellard JM; Murphy DA; Callander D, 2013, 'Perceptions and deflections: Associations between attitudes towards people with hepatitis C and testing for hepatitis C among Australian gay and bisexual men', Sexual Health, vol. 10, pp. 268 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12179
    Journal articles | 2013
    Holt M; Murphy DA; Callander D; Ellard JM; Rosengarten M; Kippax SC; de Wit J, 2013, 'HIV-negative and HIV-positive gay men's attitudes to medicines, HIV treatments and antiretroviral-based prevention', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 17, pp. 2156 - 2161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-012-0313-z
    Journal articles | 2012
    2012, 'Track C Epidemiology and Prevention Science', Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.7448/ias.15.5.18440
    Journal articles | 2012
    Holt M; Murphy DA; Callander D; Ellard JM; Rosengarten M; Kippax SC; de Wit J, 2012, 'Willingness to use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and the likelihood of decreased condom use are both associated with unprotected anal intercourse and the perceived likelihood of becoming HIV-positive among Australian gay and bisexual men', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 88, pp. 258 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2011-050312
  • Working Papers | 2019
    Nguyen L; Stoové M; Boyle D; Callander D; McManus H; Asselin J; Guy R; Donovan B; Hellard M; El-Hayek C, 2019, Privacy-Preserving Record Linkage of Deidentified Records Within a Public Health Surveillance System: Evaluation Study (Preprint), JMIR Publications Inc., http://dx.doi.org10.2196/preprints.16757, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.16757
  • Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Callander D; Bell S; Minichiello V; Deveau R; Prestage G; Donovan B, 2019, '"YOU NEED A CASH BUFFER": MALE SEX WORK AND CONDOM USE IN THE ERA OF HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 95, pp. A309 - A310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-sti.776