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Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Associate ProfessorDr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Joint Position with Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine
Stephen Leacock Building, Room 713
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7

Tel.: 514-398-2758
Fax: 514-398-3403
E-Mail: amelie [dot] quesnelvallee [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Amélie Quesnel-Vallée)
Office: Peterson Hall, Room 344

Research Areas

  • Social inequalities in health
  • Health services research
  • Population health
  • Social demography (fertility)

Biography

(PhD, Duke University, 2004; MSc, Université de Montréal, 2000).

Associate Professor, Joint Appointment in the Departments of Sociology and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, at McGill University since 2005.

Director, International Research Infrastructure on Social inequalities in health (IRIS).

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée is a medical sociologist and a social demographer with postdoctoral training in social epidemiology. Her research examines the contribution of social policies to the development of social inequalities in health over the lifecourse. With funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, she currently studies the impact of public coverage and private health insurance regulation on general and mental health in select OECD countries.

Courses Taught

Graduate Seminars

  • SOCI 525 Health Care Sys in Comp Persp 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    Undergraduate Courses

    • SOCI 309 Health and Illness 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    Publications

    Please see her Curriculum Vitae for a full list of publications

    Please see her Google Scholar profile for a list of citations of her work

    Books and monographs

    In refereed journals

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    Current Research Grants

    2010

    • Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Operating grant (renewal of MOP 77800; 2010-2013) PI (co-applicants: Emilie Renahy, Melanie Bourque). Understanding the impact of barriers to health insurance coverage in maintaining health inequalities: The Health Insurance Access Database.
    • Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Operating grant (TOO 105429; 2010-2012) PI (co-applicants: Emilie Renahy, Antonia Maioni, Mélanie Bourque). Special competition: Advancing Theoretical and Methodological Innovations in Health Research. Health inequalities in Canada: Development of the Health Systems Equity Index

    2009

    • Canada Foundation for Innovation. Infrastructure Operating Fund. (2009-2011) PI. International Research Infrastructure on Social Inequalities in Health (IRIS).
    • Canadian Institutes for Health Research (2009-2015) Co-applicant (PA: Gilles Paradis, along with 51 other co-applicants). Formation en recherche transdisciplinaire sur les interventions en santé publique: Promotion, Prévention et Politiques Publiques (4P).

    2007

    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Strategic Research Network. (2007-2011) Co-applicant (PI: Rod Beaujot; co-applicants: Le Bourdais, C.; Spencer, B.; McQuillan, K.; Bernard, P.; Wu, Z.; McDaniel, S.) Population Change and Lifecourse.
    • Canada Foundation for Innovation. Leaders Opportunity Fund. (no. 12773; 2007-2011) PI. International Research Infrastructure on Social Inequalities in Health (IRIS).