iCARE research team

iCARE collaborators are led by the iCARE team working out of the Montréal Behavioural Medicine Centre in Québec, Canada.

Locations of iCARE study collaborators

iCARE STUDY TEAM

Last updated: June 13, 2022

Primary Investigators  
Kim Lavoie, PhDUniversity du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)Canada
Simon Bacon, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
   
Staff  
Geneviève Szczepanik, PhDMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Guillaume Lacoste, BAMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Fanie St-Jean Miron, MScMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Katherine Séguin, BAMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Maximilien Dialufuma, MScMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Mariam Atoui, BScMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Essé Julien Atto, MScMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada

iCARE STUDY COLLABORATORS

Zahir Vally, PhDUnited Arab Emirates UniversityAbu Dhabi
Nora Granana, PhDHospital DurandArgentina
Analía Verónica Losada, PhDUniversity of FloresArgentina
Jacqueline Boyle, PhDMonash UniversityAustralia
Margie Danchin, PhDMelbourne Medical SchoolAustralia
Shrinkhala Dawadi, MScMonash UniversityAustralia
Joanne Enticott, PhDMonash UniversityAustralia
Jessica Kaufman, PhDMurdoch Children’s Research InstituteAustralia
Shajedur Rahman Shawon, PhDCentre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW MedicineAustralia
Helena Teede, MDMonash UniversityAustralia
Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, MDMedizinische Universität WienAustria
Arobindu Dash, MSInternational University of Business, Agriculture & TechnologyBangladesh
Eduardo Caputo, PhDUniversidade Federal de PelotasBrazil
Marilia Estevam Cornelio, PhDUniversity of CampinasBrazil
Marlus Karsten, PhDUniversidade do Estado de Santa Catarina – UDESCBrazil
Darlan Lauricio Matte, PhDUniversidade do Estado de Santa Catarina – UDESCBrazil
Felipe Reichert, PhDUniversidade Federal de PelotasBrazil
Shawn Aaron, PhDOttawa Hospital Research InstituteCanada
Ahmed Abou-Setta, PhDUniversity of ManitobaCanada
Angela Alberga, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
Tracie Barnett, PhDMcGill UniversityCanada
Silvana Barone, MDUniversité de MontréalCanada
Mohamad Baydoun, PhDUniversity of CalgaryCanada
Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, PhDUniversité LavalCanada
Sarah Bernard, PhDUniversité LavalCanada
Lisa Maureen Birch, PhDUniversité LavalCanada
Yves Boisvert, PhDÉcole nationale d’administration publiqueCanada
Susan Bondy, PhDUniversity of TorontoCanada
Linda Booij, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
Roxane Borgès Da Silva, PhDUniversité de MontréalCanada
Jean Bourbeau, MDMcGill UniversityCanada
Rachel Burns, PhDCarleton UniversityCanada
Tavis Campbell, PhDUniversity of CalgaryCanada
Linda Carlson, PhDUniversity of CalgaryCanada
Kim Corace, PhDUniversity of OttawaCanada
Rubee Dev, MDUniversity of AlbertaCanada
Olivier Drouin, MDCHU Sainte-Justine/Université de MontréalCanada
Francine Ducharme, MDUniversité de MontréalCanada
Carl Falk, PhDMcGill UniversityCanada
Mohsen Farhadloo, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
Richard Fleet, MD, PhDUniversité LavalCanada
Myriam Gagné, MScSt. Michael’s HospitalCanada
Michel Fournier, PhDDirection de la Santé publique de MontréalCanada
Gary Garber, MDUniversity of Ottawa, Public Health OntarioCanada
Lise Gauvin, PhDUniversité de MontréalCanada
Jennifer Gordon, PhDUniversity of ReginaCanada
Roland Grad, MDMcGill UniversityCanada
Samir Gupta, MDUniversity of TorontoCanada
Kim Hellemans, PhDCarleton UniversityCanada
Catherine Herba, PhDUniversité du Québec à MontréalCanada
Heungsun Hwang, PhDMcGill UniversityCanada
Jack Jedwab, PhDCanadian Institute for Identities and Migration and Association for Canadian StudiesCanada
Lisa Kakinami, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
Eric Kennedy, PhDYork UniversityCanada
Sunmee Kim, PhDUniversity of ManitobaCanada
Urska Kosir, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
Joanne Liu, PhDMcGill UniversityCanada
Colleen Norris, PhDUniversity of AlbertaCanada
Sandra Pelaez, PhDUniversité de MontréalCanada
Louise Pilote, MDMcGill UniversityCanada
Paul Poirier, MDUniversité LavalCanada
Justin Presseau, PhDUniversity of OttawaCanada
Eli Puterman, PhDUniversity of British ColumbiaCanada
Joshua Rash, PhDMemorial UniversityCanada
Paula AB Ribeiro, PhDMontreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Mohsen Sadatsafavi, PhDUniversity of British ColumbiaCanada
Paramita Saha Chaudhuri, PhDMcGill UniversityCanada
Michael Spivock, PhDCOVID-19 Task Force, Health CanadaCanada
Jovana Stojanovic, PhDConcordia UniversityCanada
Eva Suarthana, MD, PhDUniversité de Montréal / McGill UniversityCanada
Sze Man Tse, MDCHU Sainte-JustineCanada
Michael Vallis, PhDDalhousie UniversityCanada
Nicolás Bronfman Caceres, PhDUniversidad Andrés BelloChile
Manuel Ortiz, PhDUniversidad de La FronteraChile
Paula Beatriz Repetto, PhDUniversidad Católica de ChileChile
Mariantonia Lemos-Hoyos, PhDUniversidad EAFITColombia
Angelos Kassianos, PhDUniversity of CyprusCyprus
Naja Hulvej Rod, PhDUniversity of CopenhagenDenmark
Mathieu Beraneck, PhDUniversité de Paris; CNRSFrance
Gregory Ninot, PhDUniversité de MontpellierFrance
Beate Ditzen, PhDHeidelberg UniversityGermany
Thomas Kubiak, PhDMainz UniversityGermany
Sam Codjoe, MPhil,MScUniversity of GhanaGhana
Lily Kpobi, PhDUniversity of GhanaGhana
Amos Laar, PhDUniversity of GhanaGhana
Theodora Skoura, PhDAretaieio Hospital, Athens UniversityGreece
Naorem Kiranmala Devi, PhDUniversity of DelhiIndia
Delfin Lovelina Francis, PhD(c)Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical UniversityIndia
Suzanne Tanya Nethan, MDSSchool of Preventive Oncology, PatnaIndia
Lancelot Pinto, MDPD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research CentreIndia
Kallur Nava Saraswathy, PhDUniversity of DelhiIndia
Dheeraj Tumu, MDWorld Health Organization (WHO)India
Silviana Lestari, MD, PhDUniversitas IndonesiaIndonesia
Grace Wangge, MD, PhDSEAMEO Regional Center for Food and NutritionIndonesia
Molly Byrne, PhDNational University of Ireland, GalwayIreland
Hannah Durand, PhDNational University of Ireland, GalwayIreland
Jennifer McSharry, PhDNational University of Ireland, GalwayIreland
Oonagh Meade, PhDNational University of Ireland, GalwayIreland
Gerry Molloy, PhDNational University of Ireland, GalwayIreland
Chris Noone, PhDNational University of Ireland, GalwayIreland
Hagai Levine, MDHebrew UniversityIsrael
Anat Zaidman-Zait, PhDTel-Aviv UniversityIsrael
Stefania Boccia, PhDUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreItaly
Ilda Hoxhaj, MDUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreItaly
Stefania Paduano, PhDUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaItaly
Valeria Raparelli, PhDFerrara UniversityItaly
Drieda Zaçe, MD, MSc, PhDcUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreItaly
Ala’S Aburub, PhDIsra UniversityJordan
Daniel Akunga, PhDKenyatta UniversityKenya
Richard Ayah, PhDUniversity of Nairobi, School Public HealthKenya
Chris Barasa, MPHUniversity of Nairobi, School Public HealthKenya
Pamela Miloya Godia, PhDUniversity of NairobiKenya
Elizabeth W. Kimani-Murage, PhDAfrican Population and Health Research CenterKenya
Nicholas Mutuku, PhDUniversity of KenyaKenya
Violet Naanyu, PhDMoi UniversityKenya
Jackim Nyamari, PhDKenyatta UniversityKenya
Hildah Oburu, PhDUniversity of NairobiKenya
Joyce Olenja, PhDUniversity of NairobiKenya
Dismas Ongore, PhDUniversity of NairobiKenya
Abdhalah Ziraba, PhDAfrican Population and Health Research CenterKenya
Chiwoza Bandawe, PhDUniversity of MalawiMalawi
Siew Yim Loh, PhDUniversity of MalaysiaMalaysia
Andrea Herbert, PhDUniversity of CanterburyNew Zealand
Daniela Liggett, PhDUniversity of CanterburyNew Zealand
Ademola Ajuwon, PhDUniversity of IbadanNigeria
Nisar Ahmed Shar, PhDCoPI-National Center in Big Data & Cloud ComputingPakistan
Bilal Ahmed Usmani, PhDNED University of Engineering and TechnologyPakistan
Rosario Mercedes Bartolini Martínez, PhDInstituto de Investigacion NutricionalPeru
Hilary Creed-Kanashiro, M.Phil.Instituto de Investigacion NutricionalPeru
Paula Simão, MDS. Pneumologia de MatosinhosPortugal
Pierre Claver Rutayisire, PhDUniversity of RwandaRwanda
Abu Zeeshan Bari, PhDTaibah UniversitySaudi Arabia
Katarina Vojvodic, MDUniversity of BelgradeSerbia
Iveta Nagyova, PhDPJ Safarik University – UPJSSlovakia
Jason Bantjes, PhDUniversity of StellenboschSouth Africa
Brendon Barnes, PhDUniversity of JohannesburgSouth Africa
Bronwyne Coetzee, PhDUniveristy of StellenboschSouth Africa
Ashraf Khagee, PhDUniversity of StellenboschSouth Africa
Tebogo Mothiba, PhDUniversity of LimpopoSouth Africa
Rizwana Roomaney, PhDUniversity of StellenboschSouth Africa
Leslie Swartz, PhDUniversity of StellenboschSouth Africa
Juhee Cho, PhDSungkyunkwan UniversitySouth Korea
Man-gyeong Lee, PhDSungkyunkwan UniversitySouth Korea
Anne Berman, PhDKarolinska InstitutetSweden
Nouha Saleh Stattin, MDKarolinska InstitutetSweden
Susanne Fischer, PhDUniversity of ZurichSwitzerland
Debbie Hu, MD, MScTainan Municipal HospitalTaiwan
Ceprail Şimşek, MDHealth Science UniversityTurkey
Kara Yasmin, MDKanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research HospitalTurkey
Bilge Uzmezoglu, MDUniversity of Health ScienceTurkey
John Bosco Isunju, PhDMakerere University School of Public HealthUganda
James Mugisha, PhDUniversity of UgandaUganda
Lucie Byrne-Davis, PhDManchester UniversityUK
Paula Griffiths, PhDLoughborough UniversityUK
Joanne Hart, PhDManchester UniversityUK
Will Johnson, PhDLoughborough UniversityUK
Susan Michie, PhDUniveristy College LondonUK
Nicola Paine, PhDLoughborough UniversityUK
Emily Petherick, PhDLoughborough UniversityUK
Lauren Sherar, PhDLoughborough UniversityUK
Robert M. Bilder, PhD, ABPP-CNUCLA David Geffen School of Medicine; Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA; and Stewart & Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLAUSA
Matthew Burg, PhDYale UniversityUSA
Susan Czajkowski, PhDNIH – National Cancer InstituteUSA
Ken Freedland, PhDWashington UniversityUSA
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhDUniversity of MichiganUSA
Alison Holman, PhDUniversity of California, IrvineUSA
Gilberto Lopez, ScD, MA, MPHArizona State University and University of Rochester Medical CenterUSA
Sylvie Naar, PhDFlorida State UniversityUSA
Michele Okun, PhDUniversity of Colorado, Colorado SpringsUSA
Lynda Powell, PhDRush UniversityUSA
Sarah Pressman, PhDUniversity of California, IrvineUSA
Tracey Revenson, PhDHunter College & the Graduate Center
City University of New York
USA
John Ruiz, PhDUniversity of ArizonaUSA
Sudha Sivaram, PhDNIH, Center for Global HealthUSA
Johannes Thrul, PhDJohns Hopkins UniversityUSA
Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, PhDHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthUSA
Abehaw Yohannes, PhDAzusa Pacific UniversityUSA

iCARE STUDY STUDENT COLLABORATORS

Kirubel BirukMonash UniversityAustralia
Tewodros EsheteMonash UniversityAustralia
Rhea Navani, BScMonash UniversityAustralia
Kushan Ranakombu, PhDMonash UniversityAustralia
Daisuke Hayashi Neto, BAUnicampBrazil
Frédérique Deslauriers, BAUniversité du Québec à MontréalCanada
Anda Dragomir, PhDcUniversité du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Amandine Gagnon-Hébert, BAUniversité du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Claudia Gemme, MScUniversité du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Vincent Gosselin Boucher, MScUniversité du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Mahrukh Jamil, B. EngConcordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Lisa Maria Käfer, BScMcGill UniversityCanada
Callum MacLeay, BAUniversité du Québec à MontréalCanada
Sarah O’Connor, PhD(C)Université LavalCanada
Tasfia TasbihConcordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Ariany Marques Vieira, MScConcordia UniversityCanada
Robbie WoodsConcordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Reyhaneh Yousefi, MDConcordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine CentreCanada
Susana Torres, BAUniversidad EAFITColombia
Tamila Roslyakova, MAUniversité de MontpellierFrance
Lilli PriesterrothMainz UniversityGermany
Tair Ben-Porat, PhDTel Aviv UniversityIsrael
Shirly EdelsteinHebrew University-Hadassah School of Public HealthIsrael
Ruth SnirHebrew University-Hadassah School of Public HealthIsrael
Yifat UriHebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health.Israel
Mohsen AlyamiUniversity of AucklandNew Zealand
Comfort SanuadeUniversity of IbadanNigeria
Katarina VojvodicUniversity of BelgradeSerbia

iCARE STUDY COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS

Olivia CrescenziConcordia UniversityCanada
Kyle Warkentin, MScThompson Rivers UniversityCanada
Katya Grinko, MSc Denmark
Lalita Angne India
Jigisha Jain India
Nikita MathurSyncorp Clinical ResearchIndia
Anagha Mithe India
Sarah NethanCommunity Empowerment LabIndia

iCARE STUDY RESEARCH SUBGROUPS

Last update: Mar 3, 2022

Contact the iCARE team for more information about these subgroups

Vaccine Hesitancy

  • Kim Lavoie (Chair)
  • Jovana Stojanovic
  • Samir Gupta
  • Myriam Gagné
  • Keven Joyal-Desmarais
  • Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin
  • Paula Ribeiro
  • Brigitte Voisard
  • Michael Vallis
  • Kim Corace
  • Justin Presseau
  • Simon Bacon
  • Hannah Durand
  • Gilberto Lopez
  • Stefania Paduano
  • Mohsen Farhadloo
  • Abehaw Yohannes
  • Josh Rash
  • Mariantonia Lemos-Hoyos
  • Ala’s Aburub
  • Angelos Kassianos

Back-to-School

  • Simon Bacon (Chair)
  • Urska Kosir
  • Jovana Stojanovic
  • Stefania Paduano
  • Abehaw Yohannes
  • Grace Wangge
  • Lisa Kakinami
  • Olivier Drouin
  • Mariantonia Lemos-Hoyos
  • Abebaw Yohannes
  • Catherine Herba
  • Nora Granan

Pregnancy

  • Michele Okun (Chair)
  • Catherine Herba (Chair)
  • Eva Suarthana
  • Angela Alberga
  • Shajedur Rahman ShawonJoanne Enticott
  • Helena Teede
  • Stefania Paduano
  • Jacqueline Boyle
  • Tewodros Eshete
  • Kirubel Biruk
  • Linda Booij
  • Angelos Kassianos

Sampling Bias

  • Keven Joyal-Desmarais (Chair)
  • Jovana Stojanovic
  • Joanne Enticott
  • Hung Vo
  • Eric Kennedy
  • Vincent Gosselin Boucher
  • Urska Kosir
  • Kim Lavoie
  • Simon Bacon

Chronic Disease

  • Urska Kosir (Chair)
  • Jovana Stojanovic
  • Abebaw Yohannes
  • Kim Lavoie
  • Simon Bacon
  • Frédérique Deslauriers
  • Paula Riberio
  • Michael Vallis
  • Linda Carlson

Possible future subgroups (inactive)

  • Impacts of sex and gender on behaviours and concerns during COVID (Going FWD project)
  • COVID fatigue
  • Resilience during COVID
  • Factors associated with adherence to COVID-19 guidelines and coping
  • Psychological well-being during COVID
  • Mental health of essential workers during COVID
  • Mental health impact on health behaviours
  • What motivates individuals to follow policies
  • Effectiveness of COVID policies
  • COVID policies and how they impact behaviour


Impacts of going back to school during COVID Subgroup

  • Simon Bacon (lead)
  • Urska Kosir
  • Sarah Pressman
  • Stefania Paduano
  • Abehaw Yohannes
  • Grace Wangge
  • Jovana Stojanovic
  • Lisa Kakinami
  • Rubab Moiz
  • Olivier Drouin
  • Mariantonia Lemos-Hoyos

Impacts of COVID on pregnant women Subgroup

  • Michele Okun (lead)
  • Eva Suarthana
  • Catherine Herba
  • Naorem Kiranmala Devi
  • Angela Alberga
  • Shajedur Rahman Shawon
  • Joanne Enticott
  • Helena Teede
  • Stefania Paduano
  • Jacqueline Boyle
  • Tewodros Eshete
  • Kirubel Biruk
  • Linda Booij
  • Angelos Kassianos

Other Subgroups

  • Impacts of sex and gender on behaviours and concerns during COVID (Going FWD project)
  • COVID fatigue
  • Resilience during COVID
  • Factors associated with adherence to COVID-19 guidelines and coping
  • Psychological well-being during COVID
  • Mental health of essential workers during COVID
  • Mental health impact on health behaviours
  • What motivates individuals to follow policies
  • Effectiveness of COVID policies
  • COVID policies and how they impact behaviour

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