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José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz post-doctoral fellow

José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée June 2016

Congratulations to José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz for winning the Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, from the McGill Global Health program. He will carry out his fellowship with the Institute of Health and Social Policy at McGill University, in collaboration with Arijit Nandi and Mónica Ruiz-Casares.

Nichole Austin Doctoral candidate Epidemiology, McGill University and CPD student trainee

Nichole Austin Sam Harper May 2016

Congratulations to Nichole Austin! PhD candidate in Epidemiology and CPD trainee, Nichole is the recipient of a Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé doctoral award for her project Causal effects and consequences of reproductive health care restrictions.

Marianne Paul doctoral candidate, Sociology, McGill University and CPD student trainee

marianne.paul2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Marianne Paul) Shelley Clark May 2016

Congratulations to Marianne Paul! Doctoral student in Sociology and CPD trainee, Marianne (supervisor: Shelley Clark) is the recipient of a Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) doctoral award.

Population Association of America

Nichole Austin, Cassandra Cotton, Nicole Denier, Patricia Elungata, James Falconer, Ana Laura Fostik Sanchez, Alissa Koski, Lauren Maxwell, Idrissa Ouili, Robin Richardson, Anaïs Simard-Gendron

  April 2016

The CPD had another stellar graduate student showing at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in Washington D.C. (March 30- April 2). Eleven (11) CPD trainees, students, and affiliate members presented work or were co-authors on work presented at the conference.  See here to view their posters and papers.

Helen Cerigo, doctoral student, McGill University Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and doctoral trainee, Centre on Population Dynamics

Helen Cerigo Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

April 2016

Congratulations to Helen Cerigo! CPD doctoral student and trainee in Epidemiology, Helen (supervisor: Amélie Quesnel-Vallée) is the recipient of a CIHR Doctoral award from the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships competition (October 2015) for her project Universal health coverage and social inequalities in health: Understanding the impact of barriers and restrictions to health insurance coverage.

Davis Daumler, recent graduate, Sociology and study trainee at the Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

Davis Daumler Céline Le Bourdais April 2016

Congratulations to Davis Daumler! A member of our very first cohort of CPD trainees to complete the graduate option in population dynamics, Davis graduated with a MA in Sociology. He will be joining the doctoral program at the Sociology Department, University of Michigan (September 2016), with a concentration in social demography and the Population Studies Center, as a predoctoral trainee.

 

Davis was also the winner of the best presentation award at the Québec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS) annual new researchers conference April 14, 2016, for his paper: Living apart together: Using retrospective relationship histories to predict entry into residential and nonresidential partnerships after experiencing a dissolution.

Alissa Koski, doctoral student Epidemiology and student member of the Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill

Alissa Koski Arijit Nandi

April 2016

Congratulations to Alissa Koski! Alissa (CPD doctoral student, Epidemiology, supervisor: Arijit Nandi) will be taking up a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in July 2016 with with Dr. Jody Heymann at the WORLD Policy Analysis Center.

Sean Waite, doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

sean.waite [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Sean Waite) Michael Smith March 2016 Congratulations! July 1st, 2016, Sean will be taking up an Assistant Professor position in Work, Labour Markets, and Occupations in the Department of Sociology, Memorial University

James Falconer

james.falconer [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (James Falconer) Amélie Quesnel-Vallée March 2016

Congratulations to James Falconer, CPD doctoral student  has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta with Dr. Lisa Strohschein (Sociology).

Ignacio Nazif

jose.nazifmunoz [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (José Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz)

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée March 2016

Congratulations to Ignacio Nazif, CPD doctoral graduate, who has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship.

Ignacio has also received the Arts Insights Dissertation Award from the Faculty of Arts, McGill University for the best dissertation in the Social Sciences for his dissertation Inequity on the roads: the interplay of global forces on road safety policy diffusion and traffic fatalities and injuries.

Nicole Denier, doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics

nicole.denier [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Nicole Denier) Michael Smith February 2016

February, 2016. Congratulations to Nicole Denier, CPD doctoral student (supervisor: Michael Smith) who will be taking up a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Sociology, Colby College in September.

Claudia Masferrer

claudia.masferrer [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Claudia Masferrer) Céline Le Bourdais and Zoua Vang January 2016

January, 2016. Congratulations to Claudia Masferrer, former CPD doctoral student for her new position as Assistant Professor at the Centro de Estudios Demograficos, Urbanos y Ambientales, El Colegio de México

Sean Waite and Nicole Denier, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

sean.waite [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Sean Waite) and nicole.denier [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Nicole Denier) Michael Smith June 2015

A June 2015 article of the Atlantic “Unequal pay: the gay wage gap” for their journal article in Gender and Society “Gay pay for straight work: mechanisms generating disadvantage.” Their study further garnered positive media coverage from multiple Canadian and U.S. news media outlets. Global TV news, Montreal Global news, CTV news article, and CTV interview

Hailey Banack, doctoral student Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University and the Department of Epidemiology

hailey.banack [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Hailey Banack) Jay Kaufman June 2015

Tyroler Student Paper Prize, Society for Epidemiologic annual meeting 2015.

The obesity paradox and methods for addressing selection bias in epidemiologic research.

Sean Waite, doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University and Department of Sociology

sean.waite [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Sean Waite) Michael Smith June 2015 Best CPS student paper, Canadian Population Society annual meeting 2015.

Does it get better? A quasi-cohort analysis of sexual minority wage gaps in Canada

Renée Carter doctoral student Centre on Population Dynamics McGill University and Department of Epidemiology

renee.carter [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Renée Carter)

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

May 2015

Best student presentation, Primary Health Care group, Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR)

Effects of Family Medicine Groups on visits to the emergency department among diabetes patients in Quebec between 2000 and 2011: a population-based segmented regression analysis of an interrupted time series

James Falconer, Doctoral Student, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

james.falconer [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (James Falconer) Amélie Quesnel-Vallée May 2015

Best poster prize - Population Association of America annual meeting 2015

Disparities in Health and Access to Health Care among Official-Language Minorities in Québec

CIHR-IPPH Institute Community Support travel award

Deepa Jahagirdar doctoral student Centre on Population Dynamics McGill University and Department of Epidemiology

deepa.jahagirdar [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Deepa Jahagirdar) Amélie Quesnel-Vallée Spring 2015

CIHR-IPPH Institute Community Support travel award

Helen Cerigo doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University and Department of Epidemiology

helen.cerigo [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Helen Cerigo) Amélie Quesnel-Vallée Spring 2015 CIHR-IPPH Institute Community Support travel award

Nagham Sayour, Centre on Population Dynamics McGill University and Department of Economics

nagham.sayour [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Nagham Sayour) Matthieu Chemin March 2015

Honourable mention: QICSS New Research Conference

The effects of a change in the point system on immigrants’ characteristics and labour market integration

Nicole Denier, doctoral student, Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

nicole.denier [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA (Nicole Denier )andsean.waite [at] MAIL.MCGILL.CA ( Sean Waite)

Michael Smith May 2014

Best student paper award Canadian Population Society annual meeting.

Gay Pay in Canadian Cities: Local Labour Market Effects on Sexual Minority Earnings Gaps