Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée is Associate Professor at McGill University with a joint Appointment in the Departments of Sociology and Epidemiology. She holds a career award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé and is also the Director of the International Research Infrastructure on Social inequalities in health (IRIS) at McGill.

With funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, she currently studies the impact of public coverage and private health insurance regulation on health inequalities in select OECD countries. Her work received numerous awards, including the 2005 American Sociological Association Dissertation Award, and appeared in a book she co-edited, Le privé dans la santé : Les discours et les faits (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2008), as well as in journals such as the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the American Journal of Epidemiology and Social Science and Medicine.

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Commentaries by Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Navigating the health and social system a challenging part of caregiving
The never-ending saga of medical user fees in Quebec
// L’interminable saga des frais médicaux accessoires au Québec

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