Social inequalities in health, health services research, population health, social demography, policy analysis


A CIRANO Researcher since 2019, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée is Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health as well as in the Department of Sociology at McGill University. She is also the founding Director of the McGill Observatory on Health and Social Services Reforms and holds the Canada Research Chair in Policies and Health Inequalities at McGill University.

Holding a Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University, her research examines the contribution of social policies to social inequalities in health over the life course.

She received numerous awards from professional associations including the Population Association of America, the American Sociological Association and the American Public Health Association. She is also a two-time recipient of the Fulbright Canada Foundation awards (Doctoral fellowship 1999; Distinguished Chair in Quebec Studies, 2020).

Her work 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 Lancet, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the American Journal of Epidemiology and Social Science and Medicine.

She has consulted for Statistics Canada and Health Canada, and she was a member of Statistic Canada's National Statistics Council. She is a Past-President of the International Sociological Association Research Committee on the Sociology of Health.

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CIRANO Publications by Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

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La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec

Marianne Araj, Jolianne Bolduc, Clara Bolster-Foucault, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Francesca Brundisini, Siramane Coulibaly, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Bernard Fortin, Raphaël Godefroy, Kossi Thomas Golo, Maude Laberge, Guy Lacroix, Claude Montmarquette, Thomas G. Poder, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Camille Savard, Erin C. Strumpf, Olivia Toussaint-Martin, Eric Tchouaket Nguemeleu, Maripier Isabelle and 18 other authors

Covid-19 and Health

CIRANO Projects

Estimating the costs of poverty in Quebec

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Thomas G. Poder, Olivier Jacques, Thierry Gagné, Jaunathan Bilodeau, Moustapha Touré, Gabriel Gosselin, Marion Perrot


Economic and health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by gender and socio-economic status

Thomas G. Poder, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Nathalie Carrier, Gabin Morillon, Elise Dufresne, Lucienne Talba Papité, Jaunathan Bilodeau


Health at the heart of Quebec's economic recovery

La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec - Publié le September 3, 2020

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Claude Montmarquette, Erin C. Strumpf, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Maude Laberge, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Thomas G. Poder, Bernard Fortin, Guy Lacroix, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Suzanne Bisaillon, Raphaël Godefroy