Johanne Saint-Charles bio

Dr. Johanne Saint-Charles' work concerns the links between health, the environment and society, with a focus on gender and social inequities. She is among the founding members of communities of practice in ecohealth in Latin America and Canada, has contributed to the Ecosanté Research Chair on urban pollution in West Africa. She has always considered supporting emerging researchers through mentorship and opportunities to work on collaborative projects crucial. She puts her disciplinary background in communication and networks to use in transdisciplinary teams looking at determinants of health while seeking to design sustainable responses to health issues and disparities. She is currently director of l’Institut Santé et société at the Université du Québec à Montréal.