CIHR Team in Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology

The CIHR multidisciplinary Team in Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology consists of world-class researchers, research professionals and students, bringing together experts in the fields of psychology, medicine, psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, epidemiology, genetics, health administration and geography associated with six renowned universities.

Director

Jean Caron, PhD
Director of the CIHR Team in Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology 
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Chief Editor of Santé mentale au Québec journal
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center
jean.caron@douglas.mcgill.ca
  

Researchers 

Margaret Cargo, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences
Researcher, Division of Health Sciences
University of South Australia
Margaret.Cargo@unisa.edu.au

Anne Crocker, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, William Dawson Scholar, McGill University
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center
Associate Director, Policy and Knowledge Exchange, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Sherbrooke
Anne.crocker@mcgill.ca 

Mark Daniel, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
Director, Spatial Epidemiology & Evaluation Research Group
Professorial Fellow, Department of Medicine
St Vincent's Hospital, The University of Melbourne
mark.daniel@unisa.edu.au

Carl Kennett D’Arcy, PhD
Epidemiology Program Director
Professor, School of Public Health
Professor and Director of Applied Research, Psychiatry, College of Medicine
Academic Director, Saskatchewan Research Data Centre (SKY-RDC)
University of Saskatchewan
carl.darcy@usask.ca carl.darcy@usask.ca

Frank J. Elgar, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, McGill University
Canada Research Chair in Social Inequalities in Child Health
Institute for Health and Social Policy
McGill University
frank.elgar@mcgill.ca

Pierre Étienne, MD
Co-Director, Stop-AD Program, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
pierre.etienne@douglas.mcgill.ca

Marie-Josée Fleury, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
Scientific Director, Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal - CRDM-IU
flemar@douglas.mcgill.ca

Susan Hutchinson, PhD
Associate Professor, Leisure Studies 
School of Health and Human Performance
Faculty of Health Professions
Dalhousie University
susan.hutchinson@dal.ca

Sylvia Kairouz, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University
Researcher, Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal - CRDM-IU
Research Chair on Gambling, FRQ-SC
Director, Lifestyle and Addiction Research Lab - HERMES
Sylvia.kairouz@concordia.ca

Yan Kestens, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal
Applied Public Health Chair, Canadian Institute of Health Research
Researcher, Centre de recherche Léa-Roback sur les inégalités sociales de santé de Montréal 
Researcher, University of Montreal Hospital Research Center 
yan.kestens@umontreal.ca

Alain Marchand, PhD
Associate ProfessorSchool of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal
Member of Team of Work and Health (CIHR)
Scientific Member of the Center for Studies on Human Stress, Douglas Mental Health University Institute 
Scientific Member of Comité d’enquête de l’Étude québécoise des conditions de travail, d’emploi et de SST (EQCOTESST) de l'Institut de la Statistique du Québec (INSPQ) 
Membre de l'Équipe de recherche sur le travail et la santé mentale (ERTSM) 
Researcher, IRSPUM
University of Montreal
alain.marchand@umontreal.ca

Xiangfei Meng, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
xiangfei.meng@mcgill.ca

Catherine Paquet, PhD 
Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences
Researcher, Division of Health Sciences
University of South Australia
Catherine.Paquet@unisa.edu.au

Michel Perreault, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal 
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Community Health Sciences Department, University of Sherbrooke
Researcher, Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal – Institut universitaire (CRDM-IU)
Researcher, Groupe de recherche et intervention sur les substances psychoactives-Québec (RISQ)
michel.perreault@douglas.mcgill.ca

Jens Pruessner, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
Director, McGill University Centre for Studies in Aging 
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center
jens.pruessner@mcgill.ca

Norbert Schmitz, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
Associate Member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health 
Researcher, Montreal Diabetes Research Centre
norbert.schmitz@douglas.mcgill.ca

Jacques Tremblay, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
General practitioner, Department of Psychiatry and General Medicine, Centre intégré de santé et services sociaux de l'Outaouais
General practitioner, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et services sociaux de l'ouest de l'île de Montréal
Councilior, Council of physicians, dentists, and pharmacists, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et services sociaux de l'ouest de l'île de Montréal
jacques.tremblay@douglas.mcgill.ca

Gustavo Turecki, MD, PhD
Professor, McGill University, Departments of Psychiatry, Human Genetics, and Neurology & Neurosurgery
Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Director, McGill Group for Suicide Studies
Co-Director, Douglas – Bell Canada Brain Bank (suicide studies)
Head, Depressive Disorders Program, Douglas Institute
Director, Réseau québécois sur le suicide, les troubles de l'humeur et les troubles associés (RQSHA)
gustavo.turecki@mcgill.ca

Robert E. Whitley, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University 
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
robert.whitley@mcgill.ca
 

Collaborators

Thomas G. Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University 
Researcher, Douglas Hospital Research Center 
thomas.brown@mcgill.ca

Geneviève Gagnon, Ph.D.
Neuropsychologist, Geriatric Psychiatry, Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Associate Researcher, McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA)
genevieve.gagnon5@mcgill.ca 
 

Research professionals

Coordinator
Sophie Alarie, M.Sc.

Coordinator assistant
Anne-Marie Paquin, B.Sc.

Biostatistician
Aihua Liu, PhD.

Research assistants - Interviewers

Sophie Alarie, M.Sc.
Richard Bélanger, B.A.
Gabriel Gervais-Caron, B.A.
Gabrielle Leduc-Lebeuf, B.Sc.
Silvia Regina-Zarow, T.S.
Guy Santerre, B.Sc.  

Partners

Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux – Mental Health 
Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux – Public Health 
Douglas Hospital Research Center 
CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l ‘île– de-Montréal
CIUSSS du Centre -sud -de -l’île -de –Montréal
Table des organismes communautaires en santé mentale sud-ouest – TOCSM
Service de police de la Ville de Montréal
 

Information

Sophie Alarie, M.Sc.
Research coordinator
514 – 761-6131, ext: 3449
zepsombio.coordo@douglas.mcgill.ca

 


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