About Marie-Thérèse Lussier
Driven by the desire to innovate and participate in knowledge transfer in family medicine and primary care, Dr. Marie-Thérèse Lussier has dedicated many years to primary care research. Her research projects over the years have investigated the prevention and management of chronic illnesses, use of information technology in healthcare, and analysis of patient-physician communication.
In addition to her role as full professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the University of Montreal, she oversees the following research networks in Quebec—most notably the University of Montreal Primary Care Research Network, and the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network. Dr. Lussier is currently part of a research team supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research initiative. Dr. Lussier received her Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 1985. In 1994, she added to her list of degrees by completing postdoctoral research studies at the McGill University Department of Psychiatry.