Full Professor, Faculty of Nursing
Canada Research Chair in Health Technologies and Practices

Marie-Pierre Gagnon is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Nursing at Université Laval, a regular researcher at VITAM – Center for Sustainable Health Research and a researcher at the Center de recherche du center hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CRCHUQ), where she is a member of the research thrust devoted to population health and optimal health practices.

Dr. Gagnon is co-director for the RUIS – Université Laval branch of the SUPPORT Unit “Research Strategy in Partnership with Patients and the Public” and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Health Technologies and Practices. Her work involves the implementation of knowledge transfer interventions. They focus on the adoption of evidence-based practices by health professionals, the implementation of information and communication technologies in the front line, the application of theoretical models to understand and support the use of scientific knowledge in decision-making and the participation of patients and the public in decision-making.

Fields of Interest

  • Technologies de l’information et des communications en santé
  • Comportements des individus et des professionnels de la santé
  • Introduction d’innovations dans les pratiques et les organisations
  • Synthèse, diffusion et application des connaissances
  • Évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention en santé
  • Méthodes quantitatives, qualitatives et mixtes


Research Thrusts

  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Ethics, Confidentiality and Social Acceptability

Research Groups

  • Centre VITAM
  • Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec
  • Réseau de recherche en interventions en sciences infirmières du Québec 
  • Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec
  • Réseau québécois de recherche en soins palliatifs et de fin de vie 
  • Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec

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