Below is a directory of researchers affiliated to the Department of Family Medicine. These researchers are internationally-recognized leaders in their fields and may be available to be matched as Program Supervisors with future students of the department’s Graduate Programs.
As Program Supervisors, these researchers are dedicated to building dynamic, nurturing supervisory relationships with students. Learn more about each supervisor’s profile by clicking on their name.
Please note that though potential applicants may contact Program Supervisors at their discretion, not all Program Supervisors are available to undertake new supervisory commitments. During the application process, selected applicants are contacted by our team in order to facilitate a supervisor-applicant match.
Please note: If you would like to learn more about each supervisor, please click on the name.
FAMILY MEDICINE FACULTY
|Dr. Alayne Adams||Global Health, Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, Adolescent Health and Nutrition, Urban Food and Nutrition Systems, Primary Healthcare, Slum Health, Urban Health, Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations, Health Promotion, Research Capacity Strengthening, Urban Health Systems, Health Policy, Knowledge Translation, Global Health Education.|
|Dr. Anne Andermann||Public Health, Primary Healthcare, Global Health, Aboriginal Health, Immigrant and Refugee Health, Social Determinants of Health, Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations, Health Equity, Health Promotion, Screening, Research Capacity Strengthening, Evidence-Informed Decision-Making, Health Policy, Knowledge Translation, Public Health Ethics.|
|Dr. Neil Andersson||
Cluster randomized controlled trials, Social audit, Evidence-based planning, Community-based research, Epidemiology, Aboriginal health.
|Dr. Samira Abbasgholizadeh-Rahimi||
Digital Technology; Artificial Intelligence; Soft computing; Health Care Systems Engineering; Primary Health Care; Decision Sciences; Clinical Decision Support; Shared Decision Making; Patient Decision Aids; Knowledge Translation, Implementation Science; Cardiovascular Disease; Dementia.
|Dr. Tracie Barnett||
Epidemiology of Pediatric Obesity; Obesity, physical activity, sedentary behaviours, dietary habits; Cardiovascular risk factor profile and metabolic health of children and adolescents; Methods of longitudinal data analysis; Influence of residential neighbourhoods and schools.
|Dr. Gillian Bartlett||Pharmacoepidemiology, Epidemiology, Adverse Events, Health Informatics, Prescription Medication, Primary Care Genomics, Knowledge Translation, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension Treatment, Complex Exposure Modeling, Primary Care Research.|
|Dr. Yves Bergevin||Global Health; Maternal and Child Health; Primary Healthcare; Cost-Effective Interventions; Healthcare Systems.|
|Dr. Howard Bergman||Primary Healthcare; Health Services Research and Policy; Aging; Chronic Disease and Frailty; Alzheimer's Disease.|
|richard.budgell [at] mcgill.ca (Mr. Richard Budgell)||Indigenous Health; Inuit and Health; Colonial Medicine; Healthcare Administration; Decolonizing Medical Practice; Participatory Research in Indigenous Communities|
|Dr. Anne Cockcroft||
Implementation research, social audit, structural interventions, community-based research, HIV prevention, cluster randomised controlled trials.
|Dr. Roland Grad||Knowledge Translation research in primary health care; Mixed methods research; Information Use; Information Assessment Methods; Clinical Computer-mediated Communication; Clinical Information Retrieval Technology; Continuing professional development.|
|Dr. Jeannie Haggerty||Primary health care evaluation; Indicators and evaluation frameworks; Patient experience of care; Accessibility; Continuity of Care; Measures of outcomes and processes of healthcare; Provider Profiling; Administrative Databases; Health Policy Impact; Health Service Organizations.|
|Dr. Bertrand Lebouché||HIV Infection and Prevention, HCV Infection, Medical Ethics, Quality of Care, Patient Experience, Patient-Reported Outcomes, Mixed Methods Research, Clinical Trials, Antiretroviral Therapy.|
|alex.mccomber [at] mcgill.ca (Dr. Alex McComber)||Health Promotion, Wholistic Wellness, Indigenous Perspectives - Ways of Knowing and Doing, Indigenous and Decolonizing Methodologies in Health Research, Cultural Safety, Community Mobilization, Diabetes Prevention, Patient Participation in Health Research, Personal and Community Empowerment, Community - Academy Research Collaboration, Participatory Research|
|Dr. Peter Nugus||Communities of Practice; Organizational learning and change; Understanding and education for care transitions of emergency department patients; Knowledge translation and practice improvement in care coordination for older people; systems and complexity approaches to health care policy, practice and education; Research skills; and Academic writing.|
|Dr. Pierre Pluye||Information Studies; Organization Studies; Mixed Methods Research, Mixed Studies Reviews.|
|Dr. Alexandra De Pokomandy||Human Papillomavirus (HPV), HIV, Cancer, Women's Health.|
|Social Theories, Power of Inequity & Ethnography; Rural and remote health, gender, generation, human rights, and medical education.|
|Dr. Charo Rodriguez||Organizational Discourse, Information Technology, Identity, Inter-Organizational Collaboration, Medical Education, Qualitative Research Methodologies.|
|Dr. Tibor Schuster||
Cluster Randomized Controlled Trials; Electronic Medical / Health Record Data; Causal Inference; (Pharmaco-) Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Data Science.
|Dr. Ian Shrier||Sports Medicine; Biostatistics.|
|Dr. Pierre-Paul Tellier||
Identity formation in family medicine academics, Evaluation of a e-learning tool for medical students on pain assessment and management, Health promotion needs of indigenous medical students.
|Dr. Isabelle Vedel||Primary Care, Family Medicine, Health Service Research/Organization, Mixed Method Research, Chronic Diseases, Alzheimer Disease, Information Technology.|
|Dr. Mark Ware||Pain, Cannabinoids, Epidemiology, Complementary Medicine, Epidemiology of chronic pain; Primary care management of low back pain; Evaluating the use of cannabis and cannabinoids for medical purposes; Evaluating complementary and alternative approaches to pain management.|
|Dr. Machelle Wilchesky||
Dementia, Quality of medical and nursing care for the frail elderly residing in Long-Term Care facilities, Pharmacoepidemiology, Optimal medication use in patients with dementia, De-prescribing, Delirium superimposed on dementia, Neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia, Epidemiology.
|Dr. Mark Yaffe||
Family Caregiving; Elder Abuse; Depression Management; Patient Self-Care.
|Dr. Sara Ahmed||
Chronic Disease Management, Health Outcome Assessment, Clinical Epidemiology, Population and Public Health, Preventive Medicine, Health Informatics, Health Services Research, Health Technology Assessment.
|Dr. Olivier Beauchet||Age-related Mobility and Cognitive Decline; Age, Risk Factors, and Health System; and Vitamin D Deficiency.|
|Dr. David Buckeridge||Biosurveillance; Medical Informatics; and Public Health.|
|Dr. Carolyn Ells||Patient-centered care theory and Research Ethics Review Process/Policy.|
|Dr. Jennifer Fishman||Empirical Ethics; Personalized Genomic Medicine; Bioethics; End of Life decisions.|
|Dr. Matthias Friedrich||Cardiology; Cardiology Magnetic Resonance.|
|Dr. Richard Hovey||Patient-centered Care; Communication in Healthcare; Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Interdisciplinary Practice; Leadership; Patient and Health Professional Education.|
Pediatrics, health services research, primary care, asthma, administrative databases, guidelines, preventive care, knowledge translation, knowledge synthesis.
|Dr. Antonia Maioni||Healthcare Reform in US and Canada; Social Policy and Welfare State; Comparative Politics; Provincial and Quebec Politics.|
|Mr. Jeff Nachtigall||
Community-based art; Art-making opportunities to residents in long-term care; “Open studio”, which is a way to reconnect marginalized people with their creativity.
|Dr. Melissa Park||Clinical Reasoning; Cultural Diversity; Chronic and Long term Illness; Disability Experiences; Mixed Methods; Ethnography.|
|Dr. Erin Strumpf||Health economics; Health Policy.|
|Dr. Daniel Weinstock||
Social and political philosophy; ethics of public policy; ethics of nationalism; foundations of international ethics politics of language and identity; democracy, citizenship, and pluralism; justice in multinational states; accommodation of cultural and moral diversity in democratic societies.
|Dr. Meredith Young||
Medical decision making, clinical reasoning, decision making across the lifespan and expertise, how to effectively assess trainees, and factors that can influence public perceptions of health.
|Dr. Julie Bruneau||Epidemiology, HIV, HCV, Injection Drug Use, Access to Health Care by Drug Addicts.|
|Dr. Robin Cohen||
Optimizing the quality of life of palliative care patients and that of their family caregivers; Developing measures of their quality of life (MQOL: McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire; QOLLTI-F: Quality of Life in Life-Threatening Illness – Family Caregiver version); Develop projects to galvanize communities to be more involved in helping families with a member at the end of life.
|Dr. Yves Couturier||Interprofessional coordination; Health Service Integration; Professional Practice; and Interdisciplinarity.|
|Dr. Catherine Hudon||Primary Healthcare; Multimorbidities and Chronic Illness in Primary Healthcare; Patient Centered Care.|
|Dr. Matthew Hunt||
Ethics of conducting research in situations of disaster; Equity in the design and implementation of health policy; Examination of ethics in access to rehabilitation services.
|Dr. Amalia Issa||
Personalized Medicine; pharmacogenomics; pharmaceutical outcomes research and policy; pharmacoepidemiology; policy relevant to genomics.
|Medical Sociology, Cluster Randomized Trials, Family Medicine, Primary Healthcare.|
|Dr. Edeltraut Kroger||Aging; Cognitive Decline; Dementia; Pharmacoepidemiology.|
|Dr. Marie-Thérèse Lussier||Medication Conversations with Patients; Asthma; Mental Health Consultation in Primary Healthcare; Chronic Illnesses and Problems.|
|Dr. Emily Marshall||Primary healthcare models; Community-based primary healthcare services; Population Data and Vulnerable populations; Healthcare access.|
|Dr. Christian Rochefort||
Patient safety, adverse events, quality and performance assessment, electronic health record, administrative databases, clinical databases, natural language processing, machine learning, automated detection, epidemiology, nurse staffing, nursing administration research, survival analysis, pharmacoepidemiology.