Julie Poissant, Ph.D.

Julie Poissant, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Training, Université du Québec à Montréal. For more than 15 years, she has been contributing to knowledge transfer initiatives concerning child development that are applicable to and useful for government and institutional decision-making processes. Her research interests focus on the life course of children living in vulnerable contexts and on reducing social inequalities affecting health from an early age.

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