Horas is a clinician-researcher with a background in nursing, public health, anthropology, and health social sciences. Over the past 10 years, he has worked as a clinician, community educator and health researcher in Hong Kong and Australia.
His main areas of expertise are gender and sexuality, migration and qualitative research, with a strong focus on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmissible infections, and migrant health. In Hong Kong, he conducted community-based and epidemiological research on blood-borne viruses among socially marginalised groups. He completed his PhD in 2019 at UNSW, in which he examined the transnational and intersectional experiences of Chinese gay migrants in Australia. He convened and lectured the subject "Psychosocial Perspectives in Health" for undergraduate Health Sciences students at the University of Technology Sydney in 2020.
Horas has been working on a number of sexual health research projects for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia, as well as providing HIV and sexual health care as a frontline clinician in Sydney. He is currently expanding his research to the field of disability and immunisation.
UNSW University International Postgraduate Award (2015)