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Dr. Christine Maheu

Associate Professor,
Ingram School of Nursing

Office: 514-398-1906
Cell: 514-616-5954

Room 401-A, Wilson Hall
christine [dot] maheu [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Dr. Christine Maheu is a recipient of the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance Scientist. She is also an affiliate scientist with the Cancer Survivorship Program, ELLICSR, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network.

Dr. Maheu holds operating funds from the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance (CBCRA) and has received catalyst grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Centre of Urban Health Initiative (CUHI). Dr. Maheu has also recently received funding from the CCSRI to conduct a RCT on cognitive-existentital group intervention for fear of cancer recurrence for women with breast or gynecological cancer (Recruitment to come).

Bsc(N), Msc(N) (University of Montreal), PhD(N) (University of British Columbia), Post-doctorate (Double Major, Nursing & Psychiatry) (University of Toronto), Post-doctorate (Oncogenetics) (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research *INSERM, France)

Areas of interest:

Dr. Maheu’s primary area of research is on the psychosocial and behaviour impact of cancer in cancer survivors and individuals at risk for inherited cancers. In addition, she conducts and test group psychotherapy approaches to help cancer survivors’ deal with uncertainty and fear of recurrence. She also has an interest in descriptive studies for health capitals among minority groups towards breast cancer prevention.

To view Dr. Maheu's publications, visit the Ingram School of Nursing's Research/Publications page.

Also, a link to Dr. Maheu's current research on Managing fear after cancer.