The iCARE STUDY TEAM


The iCARE study is supported by the participation of a large team of international collaborators working in different regions and countries around the world.

This study would not be possible without the contributions of our collaborators working in different regions around the world.

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PIs, STAFF, COLLABORATORS, STUDENTS & COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS

Last updated: October 18, 2021

Primary Investigators
Kim Lavoie, PhD University du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Canada
Simon Bacon, PhD Concordia University Canada
Staff
Geneviève Szczepanik, PhD Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Guillaume Lacoste, BA Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Fanie St-Jean Miron, MSc Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Katherine Séguin, BA Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Khiran Armugan, BASc Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Mariam Atoui, BSc Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Essé Julien Atto, MSc Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Collaborators
Zahir Vally, PhD United Arab Emirates University Abu Dhabi
Nora Granana, PhD Hospital Durand Argentina
Analía Verónica Losada, PhD University of Flores Argentina
Jacqueline Boyle, PhD Monash University Australia
Margie Danchin, PhD Melbourne Medical School Australia
Shrinkhala Dawadi, MSc Monash University Australia
Joanne Enticott, PhD Monash University Australia
Shajedur Rahman Shawon, PhD Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Medicine Australia
Helena Teede, MD Monash University Australia
Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, MD Medizinische Universität Wien Austria
Arobindu Dash, MS International University of Business, Agriculture & Technology Bangladesh
Eduardo Caputo, PhD Universidade Federal de Pelotas Brazil
Marilia Estevam Cornelio, PhD University of Campinas Brazil
Marlus Karsten, PhD Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina – UDESC Brazil
Darlan Lauricio Matte, PhD Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina – UDESC Brazil
Felipe Reichert, PhD Universidade Federal de Pelotas Brazil
Shawn Aaron, PhD Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Canada
Ahmed Abou-Setta, PhD University of Manitoba Canada
Angela Alberga, PhD Concordia University Canada
Tracie Barnett, PhD McGill University Canada
Silvana Barone, MD Université de Montréal Canada
Mohamad Baydoun, PhD University of Calgary Canada
Ariane Bélanger-Gravel, PhD Université Laval Canada
Sarah Bernard, PhD Université Laval Canada
Lisa Maureen Birch, PhD Université Laval Canada
Yves Boisvert, PhD École nationale d’administration publique Canada
Susan Bondy, PhD University of Toronto Canada
Linda Booij, PhD Concordia University Canada
Roxane Borgès Da Silva, PhD Université de Montréal Canada
Jean Bourbeau, MD McGill University Canada
Rachel Burns, PhD Carleton University Canada
Tavis Campbell, PhD University of Calgary Canada
Linda Carlson, PhD University of Calgary Canada
Kim Corace, PhD University of Ottawa Canada
Rubee Dev, MD University of Alberta Canada
Olivier Drouin, MD CHU Sainte-Justine/Université de Montréal Canada
Francine Ducharme, MD Université de Montréal Canada
Carl Falk, PhD McGill University Canada
Mohsen Farhadloo, PhD Concordia University Canada
Richard Fleet, MD, PhD Université Laval Canada
Myriam Gagné, MSc St. Michael’s Hospital Canada
Michel Fournier, PhD Direction de la Santé publique de Montréal Canada
Gary Garber, MD University of Ottawa, Public Health Ontario Canada
Lise Gauvin, PhD Université de Montréal Canada
Jennifer Gordon, PhD University of Regina Canada
Roland Grad, MD McGill University Canada
Samir Gupta, MD University of Toronto Canada
Kim Hellemans, PhD Carleton University Canada
Catherine Herba, PhD Université du Québec à Montréal Canada
Heungsun Hwang, PhD McGill University Canada
Jack Jedwab, PhD Canadian Institute for Identities and Migration and Association for Canadian Studies Canada
Lisa Kakinami, PhD Concordia University Canada
Eric Kennedy, PhD York University Canada
Sunmee Kim, PhD University of Manitoba Canada
Urska Kosir, PhD Concordia University Canada
Joanne Liu, PhD McGill University Canada
Colleen Norris, PhD University of Alberta Canada
Sandra Pelaez, PhD Université de Montréal Canada
Louise Pilote, MD McGill University Canada
Paul Poirier, MD Université Laval Canada
Justin Presseau, PhD University of Ottawa Canada
Eli Puterman, PhD University of British Columbia Canada
Joshua Rash, PhD Memorial University Canada
Paula AB Ribeiro, PhD Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Mohsen Sadatsafavi, PhD University of British Columbia Canada
Paramita Saha Chaudhuri, PhD McGill University Canada
Michael Spivock, PhD COVID-19 Task Force, Health Canada Canada
Jovana Stojanovic, PhD Concordia University Canada
Eva Suarthana, MD, PhD Université de Montréal / McGill University Canada
Sze Man Tse, MD CHU Sainte-Justine Canada
Michael Vallis, PhD Dalhousie University Canada
Nicolás Bronfman Caceres, PhD Universidad Andrés Bello Chile
Manuel Ortiz, PhD Universidad de La Frontera Chile
Paula Beatriz Repetto, PhD Universidad Católica de Chile Chile
Mariantonia Lemos-Hoyos, PhD Universidad EAFIT Colombia
Angelos Kassianos, PhD University of Cyprus Cyprus
Naja Hulvej Rod, PhD University of Copenhagen Denmark
Mathieu Beraneck, PhD Université de Paris; CNRS France
Gregory Ninot, PhD Université de Montpellier France
Beate Ditzen, PhD Heidelberg University Germany
Thomas Kubiak, PhD Mainz University Germany
Sam Codjoe, MPhil,MSc University of Ghana Ghana
Lily Kpobi, PhD University of Ghana Ghana
Amos Laar, PhD University of Ghana Ghana
Theodora Skoura, PhD Aretaieio Hospital, Athens University Greece
Naorem Kiranmala Devi, PhD University of Delhi India
Delfin Lovelina Francis, PhD(c) Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University India
Suzanne Tanya Nethan, MDS School of Preventive Oncology, Patna India
Lancelot Pinto, MD PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre India
Kallur Nava Saraswathy, PhD University of Delhi India
Dheeraj Tumu, MD World Health Organization (WHO) India
Silviana Lestari, MD, PhD Universitas Indonesia Indonesia
Grace Wangge, MD, PhD SEAMEO Regional Center for Food and Nutrition Indonesia
Molly Byrne, PhD National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
Hannah Durand, PhD National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
Jennifer McSharry, PhD National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
Oonagh Meade, PhD National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
Gerry Molloy, PhD National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
Chris Noone, PhD National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
Hagai Levine, MD Hebrew University Israel
Anat Zaidman-Zait, PhD Tel-Aviv University Israel
Stefania Boccia, PhD Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Italy
Ilda Hoxhaj, MD Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Italy
Stefania Paduano, PhD University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Italy
Valeria Raparelli, PhD Ferrara University Italy
Drieda Zaçe, MD, MSc, PhDc Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Italy
Ala’S Aburub, PhD Isra University Jordan
Daniel Akunga, PhD Kenyatta University Kenya
Richard Ayah, PhD University of Nairobi, School Public Health Kenya
Chris Barasa, MPH University of Nairobi, School Public Health Kenya
Pamela Miloya Godia, PhD University of Nairobi Kenya
Elizabeth W. Kimani-Murage, PhD African Population and Health Research Center Kenya
Nicholas Mutuku, PhD University of Kenya Kenya
Teresa Mwoma, PhD Kenyatta University Kenya
Violet Naanyu, PhD Moi University Kenya
Jackim Nyamari, PhD Kenyatta University Kenya
Hildah Oburu, PhD University of Nairobi Kenya
Joyce Olenja, PhD University of Nairobi Kenya
Dismas Ongore, PhD University of Nairobi Kenya
Abdhalah Ziraba, PhD African Population and Health Research Center Kenya
Chiwoza Bandawe, PhD University of Malawi Malawi
Siew Yim Loh, PhD University of Malaysia Malaysia
Andrea Herbert, PhD University of Canterbury New Zealand
Daniela Liggett, PhD University of Canterbury New Zealand
Ademola Ajuwon, PhD University of Ibadan Nigeria
Nisar Ahmed Shar, PhD CoPI-National Center in Big Data & Cloud Computing Pakistan
Bilal Ahmed Usmani, PhD NED University of Engineering and Technology Pakistan
Rosario Mercedes Bartolini Martínez, PhD Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional Peru
Hilary Creed-Kanashiro, M.Phil. Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional Peru
Paula Simão, MD S. Pneumologia de Matosinhos Portugal
Pierre Claver Rutayisire, PhD University of Rwanda Rwanda
Abu Zeeshan Bari, PhD Taibah University Saudi Arabia
Katarina Vojvodic, MD University of Belgrade Serbia
Iveta Nagyova, PhD PJ Safarik University – UPJS Slovakia
Jason Bantjes, PhD University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Brendon Barnes, PhD University of Johannesburg South Africa
Bronwyne Coetzee, PhD Univeristy of Stellenbosch South Africa
Ashraf Khagee, PhD University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Tebogo Mothiba, PhD University of Limpopo South Africa
Rizwana Roomaney, PhD University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Leslie Swartz, PhD University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Juhee Cho, PhD Sungkyunkwan University South Korea
Man-gyeong Lee, PhD Sungkyunkwan University South Korea
Anne Berman, PhD Karolinska Institutet Sweden
Nouha Saleh Stattin, MD Karolinska Institutet Sweden
Susanne Fischer, PhD University of Zurich Switzerland
Debbie Hu, MD, MSc Tainan Municipal Hospital Taiwan
Ceprail Şimşek, MD Health Science University Turkey
Kara Yasmin, MD Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital Turkey
Bilge Uzmezoglu, MD University of Health Science Turkey
John Bosco Isunju, PhD Makerere University School of Public Health Uganda
James Mugisha, PhD University of Uganda Uganda
Lucie Byrne-Davis, PhD Manchester University UK
Paula Griffiths, PhD Loughborough University UK
Joanne Hart, PhD Manchester University UK
Will Johnson, PhD Loughborough University UK
Susan Michie, PhD Univeristy College London UK
Nicola Paine, PhD Loughborough University UK
Emily Petherick, PhD Loughborough University UK
Lauren Sherar, PhD Loughborough University UK
Robert M. Bilder, PhD, ABPP-CN UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine; Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience at UCLA; and Stewart & Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA USA
Matthew Burg, PhD Yale University USA
Susan Czajkowski, PhD NIH – National Cancer Institute USA
Ken Freedland, PhD Washington University USA
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD University of Michigan USA
Alison Holman, PhD University of California, Irvine USA
Gilberto Lopez, ScD, MA, MPH Arizona State University and University of Rochester Medical Center USA
Sylvie Naar, PhD Florida State University USA
Michele Okun, PhD University of Colorado, Colorado Springs USA
Lynda Powell, PhD Rush University USA
Sarah Pressman, PhD University of California, Irvine USA
Tracey Revenson, PhD Hunter College & the Graduate Center
City University of New York
USA
John Ruiz, PhD University of Arizona USA
Sudha Sivaram, PhD NIH, Center for Global Health USA
Johannes Thrul, PhD Johns Hopkins University USA
Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, PhD Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health USA
Abehaw Yohannes, PhD Azusa Pacific University USA
Students
Kirubel Biruk Monash University Australia
Tewodros Eshete Monash University Australia
Rhea Navani, BSc Monash University Australia
Kushan Ranakombu, PhD Monash University Australia
Daisuke Hayashi Neto, BA Unicamp Brazil
Frédérique Deslauriers, BA Université du Québec à Montréal Canada
Anda Dragomir, PhDc Université du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Amandine Gagnon-Hébert, BA Université du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Claudia Gemme, MSc Université du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Vincent Gosselin Boucher, MSc Université du Québec à Montréal and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Mahrukh Jamil, B. Eng Concordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Lisa Maria Käfer, BSc McGill University Canada
Callum MacLeay, BA Université du Québec à Montréal Canada
Sarah O’Connor, PhD(C) Université Laval Canada
Tasfia Tasbih Concordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Ariany Marques Vieira, MSc Concordia University Canada
Robbie Woods Concordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Reyhaneh Yousefi, MD Concordia University and Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre Canada
Susana Torres, BA Universidad EAFIT Colombia
Tamila Roslyakova, MA Université de Montpellier France
Lilli Priesterroth Mainz University Germany
Tair Ben-Porat, PhD Tel Aviv University Israel
Shirly Edelstein Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health Israel
Ruth Snir Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health Israel
Yifat Uri Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health. Israel
Mohsen Alyami University of Auckland New Zealand
Comfort Sanuade University of Ibadan Nigeria
Katarina Vojvodic University of Belgrade Serbia
Community Participants
Olivia Crescenzi Concordia University Canada
Kyle Warkentin, MSc Thompson Rivers University Canada
Katya Grinko, MSc Denmark
Lalita Angne India
Jigisha Jain India
Nikita Mathur Syncorp Clinical Research India
Anagha Mithe India
Sarah Nethan Community Empowerment Lab India