Men Building Intimate Partner Relationships

The Men Building Intimate Partner Relationships study aims to create space for men to share their strategies and skills for building and sustaining intimate partner relationships. We need to talk to men about how they build intimate partner relationships. Intimate...

Men’s experiences with break-ups

Study findings debunk myths about men not being open to getting support after a breakup. The UBC Men’s Health Research program’s Men Building Better Relationships study was designed to learn about supporting men who had experienced or were experiencing...

MHR welcomes Calvin Fernandez

UBC Men’s Health Research Program welcomes PhD candidate Calvin Fernandez who will be contributing to the Men Building Intimate Partner Relationships study. A former health education executive and educator from Malaysia, Calvin Fernandez (he/him) is very invested in...

Building healthy relationship skills supports men’s mental health

Healthy relationships positively influence men’s well-being. Men who are partnered or married live longer lives than single men, and they have better mental health than women and unpartnered men. Marriage appears to offer a protective influence on men’s health,...

Calvin Fernandez

Calvin Fernandez Calvin Fernandez (he/him) is a former health education executive and educator from Malaysia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Medical Bioscience from Monash University and a Masters of Medical Education from the University of Malaya. He is...