Start Date

15-10-2009 12:30 PM

End Date

15-10-2009 2:00 PM

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At this roundtable discussion, researchers and policy makers talked broadly about the most important questions that had been answered by recent empirical research and which questions remained to be answered. They were asked to consider research and policy related to “Population aging and pressure points in a life course framework: disability and long term care.”

Valérie Émond is an scientific expert at the Quebec Public Health Institute. Over the past 10 years, she has worked at developing chronic disease surveillance for the province of Quebec using administrative data. After developing the model for diabetes surveillance, she is currently working on an integreted chronic disease surveillance model, with a research focus on the elderly and multimorbidity. She has a background degree in actuarial mathematics from Université Laval and a Masters degree in demography from Université de Montréal. She has also worked for the Canadian Institute for Health Information where she acquired an extensive knowledge of health administrative data across Canada.


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Oct 15th, 12:30 PM Oct 15th, 2:00 PM

Health over the Life Course: Research and Policy Roundtable Discussion

At this roundtable discussion, researchers and policy makers talked broadly about the most important questions that had been answered by recent empirical research and which questions remained to be answered. They were asked to consider research and policy related to “Population aging and pressure points in a life course framework: disability and long term care.”

Valérie Émond is an scientific expert at the Quebec Public Health Institute. Over the past 10 years, she has worked at developing chronic disease surveillance for the province of Quebec using administrative data. After developing the model for diabetes surveillance, she is currently working on an integreted chronic disease surveillance model, with a research focus on the elderly and multimorbidity. She has a background degree in actuarial mathematics from Université Laval and a Masters degree in demography from Université de Montréal. She has also worked for the Canadian Institute for Health Information where she acquired an extensive knowledge of health administrative data across Canada.