News 2016

 

June 2016. Congratulations to José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz for winning the Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, from the McGill Global Health program. He will carry out his fellowship with the Institute of Health and Social Policy at McGill University, in collaboration with Ariji Nandi and Mónica Ruiz-Casares.

Jill Baumgartner, Assistant Professor, McGill University, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and Institute for Health and Social Policy

May 2016. Congratulations to Professor Jill Baumgartner, winner of the the 2016 Maude Abbott Prize which recognizes outstanding records of achievement for female, early career stage Faculty Members in the Faculty of Medicine. 

Nichole Austin PhD candidate Epidemiology McGill University student trainee Centre on Population Dynamics

 

Congratulations to Nichole Austin! PhD candidate in Epidemiology and CPD trainee, Nichole (supervisor: Sam Harper) is the recipient of a Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé doctoral award for her project Causal effects and consequences of reproductive health care restrictions.

Marianne Paul doctoral candidate Sociology McGill University and student trainee, Centre on Population Dynamics

Congratulations to marianne.paul2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Marianne Paul)! Doctoral student in Sociology and CPD trainee, Marianne (supervisor: Shelley Clark) is the recipient of a Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) doctoral award.

José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz, recent doctoral student graduate from Sociology and Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

 

Congratulations to jose.nazifmunoz [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz!) A recent CPD doctoral graduate (Sociology, supervisor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée), Ignacio received the Arts Insights Dissertation Award from the Faculty of Arts, McGill University for the best dissertation in the Social Sciences for his dissertation Inequity on the roads: the interplay of global forces on road safety policy diffusion and traffic fatalities and injuries

Helen Cerigo, doctoral student, McGill University Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and doctoral trainee, Centre on Population Dynamics

Congratulations to Helen Cerigo! CPD doctoral student and trainee in Epidemiology, Helen (supervisor: Amélie Quesnel-Vallée) is the recipient of a CIHR Doctoral award from the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships competition (October 2015) for her project Universal health coverage and social inequalities in health: Understanding the impact of barriers and restrictions to health insurance coverage.

Davis Daumler, recent graduate, Sociology and study trainee at the Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

Congratulations to Davis Daumler! A member of our very first cohort of CPD trainees to complete the graduate option in population dynamics, Davis graduated with a MA in Sociology. He will be joining the doctoral program at the Sociology Department, University of Michigan (September 2016), with a concentration in social demography and the Population Studies Center, as a predoctoral trainee.

 

Davis was also the winner of the best presentation award at the Québec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS) annual new researchers conference April 14, 2016, for his paper: Living apart together: Using retrospective relationship histories to predict entry into residential and nonresidential partnerships after experiencing a dissolution.

Alissa Koski, doctoral student Epidemiology and student member of the Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill

Congratulations to Alissa Koski! Alissa (CPD doctoral student, Epidemiology, supervisor: Arijit Nandi) will be taking up a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in July 2016 with with Dr. Jody Heymann at the WORLD Policy Analysis Center.

Logo of Population Association of America

March, 2016. Eleven (11) CPD student and affiliate members presented work or were co-authors on work presented at the Population Association of America annual meeting (March 30 – April 2): Nichole Austin, Cassandra Cotton, Nicole Denier, Patricia Elungata, James Falconer, Ana Laura Fostik Sanchez, Alissa Koski, Lauren Maxwell, Idrissa Ouili, Robin Richardson, Anaïs Simard-Gendron. See here to view their posters and papers.

Sean Waite, doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics

March, 2016. Congratulations to Sean Waite, CPD doctoral student (supervisor: Michael Smith) who will be taking up a new Assistant Professor position in Work, Labour Markets, and Occupations in the Department of Sociology, at Memorial University, on July 1, 2016.

Ignacio Nazif

Congratulations to Ignacio Nazif, recent CPD doctoral graduate (Supervisor: Amélie Quesnel-Vallée), who has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship.

James Falconer

Congratulations to James Falconer, CPD doctoral student (supervisor: Amélie Quesnel-Vallée) who has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta with Dr. Lisa Strohschein (Sociology)

Nicole Denier, doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University and Department of Sociology

February, 2016. Congratulations to Nicole Denier, CPD doctoral student (supervisor: Michael Smith) who will be taking up a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Sociology, Colby College in September.

Claudia Masferrer, Assistant Professor, Centre de Estudios Demographicos Urbanos y Ambientales

January, 2016. Congratulations to Claudia Masferrer, former CPD doctoral student (co-supervisors: Céline Le Bourdais and Zoua Vang) for her new position as Assistant Professor at the Centro de Estudios Demograficos, Urbanos y Ambientales, El Colegio de México.