In December 2020, Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée's Canada Research Chair in Policies and Health Inequalities was renewed for another five years

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Published: 26Jan2021

In 2015, the Canadian population crossed a significant threshold, as those 65 years and over now outnumber those 14 years and younger. This historically unprecedented population ageing requires us to rethink our policies in a way that has not yet been fully integrated through all sectors of society, especially regarding social and health inequalities among older adults. Dr. Quesnel-Vallée’s research program responds to these challenges. Using state-of-the-art methodology and unique new data sources, she will examine the roots of older adult health inequalities stemming from both social and health policies.

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