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Our vision

Becoming the benchmark in enhancing patient-centered professional practices in primary care

Équipe de recherche

Marie-Eve Poitras

Registered nurse by training and professor-researcher in the department of emergency medicine and family medicine at the University of Sherbrooke. Marie-Eve practiced as a nurse in a family medicine group for a few years before doing her doctoral training. She has a postdoctoral fellowship in knowledge transfer and integrates patient partnership into all of her projects.

Marie-Eve is an empathetic, generous and creative person. She is the mother of three daughters. She enjoys meeting people and doing different activities that promote health and well-being.

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Vanessa T Vaillancourt

A biologist by training, Vanessa is the team coordinator. She has a master's degree in experimental medicine (genetics) and has held coordination functions for the past ten years. She participates in the drafting of grant applications and scientific articles, ensures the proper functioning of the team and carries out several projects.

Vanessa is organized, curious, attentive to listening and often makes us laugh. Outside of her job, she is a mom of two, plays dek hockey as a winger and is a contributor for a blog on motherhood. In her circle of friends, Vanessa is the one who organizes the parties!

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Amélie Boudreault

 Holder of a master's degree in Experimental medicine, Amélie completed a bachelor's degree in psychology with a particular interest for clinical neuropsychology. She is a research professional, who mainly works on projects related to urban autochthony and chronic diseases.

Amélie is an empathetic person with great social intelligence. In her free times she plays piano and violin, and likes to sing. She is a ''dogmom'' to  two adorable Pekingese.

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Priscilla
Beaupré

Priscilla is a kinesiologist by training and has a master's degree in clinical and biomedical sciences. She mainly works on projects related to chronic diseases and primary care.

Priscilla is genuine, passionate and has endless energy! Mother of two children, she loves going to recharge her batteries in nature. Her passion for sports pushes her to surpass herself in several sports such as triathlon, cross-country skiing and mountain biking.

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Amélie Fournier

A graphic designer who graduated from Cégep de Sainte-Foy, Amélie discovered nursing through the role of caregiver. She graduated from college in nursing and is currently doing her bachelor's degree in health sciences. She worked for five years on the cardiology and cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery unit and is now in charge of the graphic signature of our projects.

Curious, sparkling and unpredictable, Amélie loves words, colors and textures. Although a little "cocooning", she is not afraid to step out of her comfort zone. She is passionate about design, health and the human being. She has also had her own graphic design firm for 5 years.

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Cloé
Beaulieu

Cloé has a bachelor's degree in social work and worked for three years in the Health and Social Services Network as a social worker. Elle discovered research during her studies while working as an auxiliary. She now works as a research professional and collaborates mainly on projects related to training and primary care.

Cloé is a very social, empathetic and determined person. She is passionate about sports which include animals such as horseback riding and canine draft sports. She has three dogs with whom she competes on the provincial circuit in canicross, bikejoëring and skijoëring.

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Mireille
Guerin

Mireille holds a master's degree in Biomedical Sciences and has worked in research mainly in hemato-oncology. She has been teaching immunology-hematology at the university for several years. As a research professional,
she works on projects focused on improving patient care and culturally safe practices. 

Mireille is a sociable and dynamic person who invests herself wholeheartedly in her projects. She has returned to her native region to establish her family there and has two rambunctious one-year-old cats! She likes crime novels, group dance lessons and action movies. 

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Étudiants

Students

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Andréanne Bernier

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Doctoral student

Front-line chronic disease management and the role of

the nurse

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Annick Dassylva

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Master's student

Nurses' satisfaction with the approach to harmonize nursing practice in

Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

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Jessica Bernier

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Doctoral student

Primary care cardiac rehabilitation program and remote settings

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Patricia Blanchette

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Doctoral student

Training in the evaluation of trainees in context interprofessional: a qualitative descriptive study

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Marie-Eve Perron

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Master's student

Shared decision-making in a program context

case management of large users: pilot study for the implementation of a decision support tool

Marie-Josée Emond

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Master's student

Creation of a decision support tool: Better support
decision-making in couples with Type 1 myotonic dystrophy at
Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

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Anaelle Morin

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Master's student

Integration of patient-centered care in the practice of FMG nurses

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Annie Tremblay

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Master's student

PROxlMAL GMF: First Nursing Appointment for Patients with Chronic Diseases Newly Registered in GMF

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Karine Robitaille

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Master's student

The acquisition and maintenance of crisis resource management knowledge among nurses in emergency settings via high-fidelity on-site simulation: a unique case study

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Marie-Helene Baron

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Master's student

Early integration of palliative care: tools to promote proximity between oncologists and primary care physicians in patients diagnosed with advanced cancers

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Monica McGraw

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PhD student

The experience and operationalization of interprofessional collaboration in telehealth in primary care during the

COVID-19: A Perspective from Professionals and Patients with Chronic Diseases

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Meriem Sid Mohand

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PhD student

The professionalization process of nurses specialized practitioners in Quebec

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Pierre-Henri Roux-Levy

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Postdoctoral student

Use of mobile health app in monitoring

of patients with multimorbidity through a better understanding of indicators

of success and the implementation process

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Veronique Lowry

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Postdoctoral student

Strategies for Improving Physical Activity Behaviors at the Frontline of Care in Adults Living with Chronic Conditions

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Daniel-Constantin
« D.O.C. » Manolescu

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Postdoctoral student

Development and implementation of integration strategies

from the perspective of patients with key players in the health system of two

canadian provinces

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Nathalie Alglave

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Postdoctoral student

Collaboration on patient-oriented research and

public in the French health system

Patients-partenaires

Patients partners

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Marie-Dominique Poirier

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For more than 25 years, Marie-Dominique has been a music teacher. She mentions: “Life made me branch off little by little towards a new skill, that of patient…
from there appeared my involvement as patient-resource, patient-trainer, patient-coach and now patient-researcher.” For her, experiential knowledge and the development of self-management are her main research objectives.

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Karina Prévost

Karina has worked for nearly ten years in public relations and communications. Although she has navigated the health system all her life and has long been a partner in its care, it is since her bi-lung transplant, received in 2015, that she has been actively involved as a patient partner. in research, proud to be able to make herself useful and to share her long experiential knowledge of life with the disease. Born in Montreal, she participated in several research projects at the CHUM in addition to having been provincial director of  L'Association canadienne des greffés du Québec.  In In her spare time, she greatly enjoys downhill skiing and travelling.

Escoude animale

Animal squad

Because our furry or feathered companions contribute to our happiness and are also cherished members of the team!

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Sir Olaf
Lavoie-Poitras

Physical educator. Expert consultant in balancing work-family-break time for walking. He loves hugs!

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Ardeur, Pétale and Croquette

The three red-haired (and not Russian) singers.
With them, smiles are guaranteed. 

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Sparky

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Léo and Logan Gravel

Two little anti-stress (or stress-inducing?) fluffballs who make each day a little more unique!

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Lux F. Pineault

  This dog's mule-headedness is matched only by his epicurean flair.

Professional hug provider

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Coco

Master Happiness 

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Baloney

Cuddle Master

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Lolita

Flirtatious and affectionate

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Pabst-Beaulieu

Expert in the art of running away and doing what he wants when he wants!

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Soil and Tundra Beaulieu

Professional sportswomen
inexhaustible

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Soil and Tundra Beaulieu

Professional sportswomen
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Anciens membres de l'équipe

Former team members

  • Caroline Cormier, research assistant (2019-22)

  • Jacques Ouellet, research assistant (2021-22)

  • Gilles Gauthier, patient-partner (2018-2021)

  • Megan L. Oswick, Summer Intern (2021)

  • Audrey Gendron, summer intern (2021)

  • Anaëlle Morin, intern, (spring 2021)

  • Megan Pépin, summer intern (2020)

  • Noémie Bouchard, summer intern (2020)

  • Isabelle Godbout, research professional (2018-2019)

  • Ariane Girard, master's student (2014-2016)

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