Research team of ESPI Project

Faculty of nursing, Université de Montréal

Damien Contandriopoulos (Ph.D.); Arnaud Duhoux (Inf., Ph.D.).

Faculty of nursing, Université de Montréal

Isabelle Brault (Inf., Ph.D.); Jean-Pierre Bonin (Inf., Ph.D.); Carl-Ardy Dubois (Ph.D.); Francine Girard (Inf., Ph.D.); Caroline Larue (Inf., Ph.D.); Jacinthe Pépin (Inf., Ph.D.); Roxane Borgès Da Silva (Ph. D.).

Faculty of nursing, Université Laval

Clémence Dallaire (Inf., Ph.D.); Bernard Roy (Inf., Ph.D.).

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université Laval

Maxime Amar (M.D.).

Nursing Department, UQAR

Emmanuelle Jean (Inf., candidate au Ph.D.); Lily Lessard (Inf., Ph.D.).

Nursing School, Université de Sherbrooke

Luc Mathieu (Inf., DBA).


Mélanie Perroux, Master in Public Health, Chair Director.

Mélanie Perroux is Head of the Research Unit at the University of Montreal Public Health Research Institute (IRSPUM) as well as the University of Montreal Faculty of Nursing. She coordinates several research projects on the organization of healthcare systems in Canada. Her research interests relate to physicians’ compensation and to interprofessional collaboration models applied to the primary health system. For the past several years, she has been concerned mainly with knowledge transfer, both to policymakers and to the public at large.



Karine Lachapelle, professionnelle de recherche.

Titulaire d’un Baccalauréat en urbanisme et d’une Maîtrise en études urbaines, Karine œuvre dans le domaine de la santé publique depuis plus de 7 ans auprès de l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique, du Centre de recherche du CHUM et d’organismes sans but lucratif à vocations environnementales. Au mois de juin 2015, elle intègre l’Institut de recherche en santé publique de l’Université de Montréal pour le projet de recherche ESPI. Elle y met donc à profit son expertise dans la collecte de données, la compilation des données et participe à l’interprétation et à la diffusion des résultats tout en assurant un support aux bénévoles-recruteurs du projet.

Aurore Cockenpot, RN, Master’s candidate in Nursing Administration, Université de Montréal.

Aurore has completed her bachelor degree in 2004 at the Faculty of Nursing of the Université Laval. She has since developed her clinical expertise mainly in critical care. In an effort to provide quality nursing care adapted to the rapidly changing contexts, she undertook a master degree in Nursing Administration at the Université de Montréal. Her research project provides a synthesis of knowledge on models of services in primary care centered on nursing practice. Thus, her work is part of an effort to disseminate scientific knowledge about innovative experiments to improve the performance of Quebec’s primary health services.

Alex Sudakov, M.D., RN, Master’s candidate in Nursing Administration, Université de Montréal.

Alex Sudakov is born in the little city of Sokyriany located in Western Ukraine. He holds a MD degree (State University of Bukovina, Chernivtsi, date?). He has also completed a bachelor degree in Nursing in the same university (2008). In 2009, he immigrated with his family in Montreal and in 2013, his nursing diploma will officially be recognized by the OIIQ. Aside his tenure as Nurse Team Leader in the Canadian-Polish Welfare Institute (CHSLD), il rejoint en 2004 le programme de maîtrise en sciences infirmières (administration) de la Faculté des sciences infirmières de l’Université de Montréal.

Thomas Prost, RN, Master’s candidate in Nursing Administration, Université de Montréal.

Thomas has studied in France at  the Rockefeller Institute of Nursing of Lyon (2013-2016). He was the lead of  its students association and administrator of the National Federation of Nursing Students (FNESI) and of the Federation of Nursing Students of Lyon (FESIL).