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Our collaborators

For our team, collaboration is essential. We are in constant contact with people in the field, whether they work in clinical, academic or community settings, to have an accurate portrait of their needs. Therefore, our projects, aim to respond to the real concerns of key players and bring significant benefits to them.

Collaboration interprofessionnelle

Amanda Canapé

Social worker and research assistant at the Saguenay Native Friendship Center, Amanda collaborates on all projects related to Native populations. Among other things, she is in charge of recruitment and is the convener of sharing circles.


Kate Bacon

Language, culture and education coordinator at the Saguenay Native Friendship Center, Kate is involved in various projects related to Native people. She is the link between the Friendship Center and the research team.


Renée Charpentier

Coordinator of front-line services, Renée is also a facilitator of the virtual community of practice for nurses in FMGs. Thanks to this collaboration, we regularly use this forum to pass on the knowledge generated by our projects to nurses.


Yoan Vaillancourt

Community organizer and social worker at the CIUSSS du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Yoan supports communities in improving their living and health conditions. He actively participates in discussions, recruitment and data collection.


Louis Gagnon

Emergency physician and professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at the University of Sherbrooke, Louis also coordinates the medical training program in Saguenay. He participates in projects related to community settings and acts as a co-researcher.


Sharon Hatcher

A family physician and professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at the University of Sherbrooke, Sharon is also dean associated to Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. She is actively involved in the curriculum of the medical program and has great empathy. She is a valuable ally in our research work.


Danielle Guay

Administrative agent at the direction of education, research and innovation of the CIUSSS du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Danielle is a bit like our mom; she is always there to meet our needs and give us a helping hand. She is also passionate about cycling!


Janick Tremblay

Janick is a project manager for the Groupe d'aide aux enfants tyrosiémiques du Québec. She has extensive experience in the field of hereditary diseases. In addition to her personal experience as an affected person and her involvement with GAETQ, she worked for five years for the Corporation de recherche et d'action sur les maladies héréditaires. 

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