Joint Position with Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine
Stephen Leacock Building, Room 713
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7
E-Mail: amelie [dot] quesnelvallee [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Amélie Quesnel-Vallée)
Office: Peterson Hall, Room 344
- Social inequalities in health
- Health services research
- Population health
- Social demography (fertility)
(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.
SOCI 525 Health Care Sys in Comp Persp 3 Credits
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SOCI 309 Health and Illness 3 Credits
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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
- Béland, F., Contandriopoulos, A. P., Quesnel-Vallée, A., & Roberts, L. (Eds.). (2008). Le privé dans la santé. Les discours et les faits. Montréal, Québec: Presses de l'Université de Montréal.
In refereed journals
- Setia, M.S., Abrahamowicz, M., Tousignant, P., Lynch, J., & Quesnel-Vallée, A. (Accepted January 17, 2011). Self-rated health in Canadian immigrants: a longitudinal analysis of the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada. Health & Place.
- Quesnel-Vallée, A. DeHaney, S. & Ciampi, A. 2010. Temporary work and depressive symptoms: A propensity score analysis. Soc Sci Med, 70(12), 1982-1987.
- Maximova, K., & Quesnel-Vallée, A. 2009. Mental health consequences of unintended childlessness and unplanned births: gender differences and life course dynamics. Soc Sci Med, 68(5), 850-857.&
- Luchenski, S., Quesnel-Vallée, A., & Lynch, J. 2008. Differences between women's and men's socioeconomic inequalities in health: longitudinal analysis of the Canadian population, 1994-2003. J Epidemiol Commun H, 62(12), 1036-1044.&
- Quesnel-Vallée, A. (2007). Self-rated health: caught in the crossfire of the quest for ‘true’ health? [Editorial]. Int J Epidemiol, 36(6), 1161-1164.
- Quesnel-Vallée, A., Bourque, M., Fedick, C., & Maioni, A. (2006). In the aftermath of Chaoulli v. Quebec: Whose opinion prevailed?CMAJ, 175(9), 1051-1052.
- Quesnel-Vallée, A. (2004). Is it really worse to have public health insurance than to have no insurance at all? Health insurance and adult health in the United States. J Health Soc Behav, 45(4), 276-292.
- Quesnel-Vallée, A., & Morgan, P. S. (2003). Missing the target? Correspondence of Fertility Intentions and Behavior in the U.S. Popul Res Policy Rev, 22(5-6), 497-525.
Current Research Grants
- 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
- 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).
- 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).