About Us

The Complementary Expertise Component of the Quebec SSA SUPPORT Unit is located in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University.


Tracie Barnett, PhD, Scientific Director

Tibor Schuster, PhD, Deputy Scientifc Co-Director

Pierre Pluye, MD, PhD, Deputy Scientific Co-Director

Paula Bush, PhD, Deputy Director

Christian Ruchon, MSc, Knowledge Translation Coordinator, Interim Administrative Coordinator
✉: [email protected]

Vera Granikov, MLIS, PhD (c), Research Coordinator

André Nguyen, Administrative Assistant
✉: [email protected]


• Reem El Sherif, PhD (c), Research Assistant
• Joshua Hamzeh
, PhD (c), Research Assistant
• Hao Zhang
, PhD (c), Research Assistant


Sonia Lussier, BMus, BEd, patient partner
Mario Di Carlo, patient partner
Roland Grad, MDCM, MSc, FCFP clinician-researcher
Catherine Hudon, MD, PhD, clinician-researcher
Isabelle Vedel, MD, PhD, researcher
Peter Nugus, MAHons, MEd, PhD, researcher
Quan Nha Hong, OT, PhD, researcher
Marie-Eve Lamontagne, OT, PhD, researcher
Belinda Nicolau, DDS, PhD, researcher
David Loutfi, PhD, researcher
Samira Rahimi, Eng PhD, researcher
Benjamin Fung, PhD, researcher
Jian-Yun Nie, PhD, researcher
Aude Motulski, B Pharm, PhD, researcher

Complementary Expertise Component
of the SSA SUPPORT Unit | Quebec

Department of Family Medicine
5858, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges
3rd floor
Montréal, Quebec H3S 1Z1
Phone: (514) 399-9134
[email protected]

Quick links
SSA SUPPORT Unit | Quebec
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
McGill | Department of Family Medicine

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