Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Dr. Amélie Quesnel-ValléeCanada Research Chair in Policies and Health Inequalities

Associate Professor, 
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts

Director, International Research Infrastructure on Social inequalities in health

Founding member, McGill Centre on Population Dynamics


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

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.

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


Research and Supervision Areas

  • Social inequalities in health
  • Health services research
  • Population health
  • Social demography
  • Policy analysis


Courses Taught

Graduate Seminars

  • SOCI 525 HlthCare Systems 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



    Peterson Hall
    3460 McTavish Rd, Room 344
    Montreal QC H3A 0E6

    Tel.: 514-398-2758
    Fax: 514-398-3403
    E-Mail: amelie.quesnelvallee [at] (Amélie Quesnel-Vallée)


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