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Carmen Gisele Loiselle

Carmen G. Loiselle, R.N,. Ph.D., C.A.H.S.

  • Christine and Herschel Victor/Hope & Cope Chair in Psychosocial Oncology
  • Department of Oncology and Ingram School of Nursing
  • Associate Director (Research), Ingram School of Nursing
  • Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
  • Co-Director (academic), Segal Cancer Centre
  • Senior Investigator, Jewish General Hospital



Dr. Carmen G. Loiselle holds a Ph.D. degree in Psychology and Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is Professor in the Department of Oncology and the Ingram School of Nursing at McGill University. She is Co-Director (academic) of the Segal Cancer Centre and Scientific Director of Hope & Cope. Dr. Loiselle is the twice recipient of the Christine and Herschel Victor/Hope & Cope Research Chair in psychosocial oncology and was principal investigator for a 13-year CIHR Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research called PORT, which linked top researchers from 6 leading universities to offer state-of-the-art research training in psychosocial oncology. The PORT students produced over 340 peer-reviewed publications and 400 scientific presentations. Dr. Loiselle has received research funding in the form of operating grants from CIHR, FRQ-S, SSHRC, CPAC, GRIISIQ, and other funding sponsors, totaling over $70.8 million. Of this amount, $9.7 million was obtained as Principal Investigator. She has received numerous awards including a book prize from Québec’s ministry of education, best scientific paper of the year, and APOS nomination for an Excellence in Education award. Dr. Loiselle is an Elected Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) and has published more than 160 journal articles, book chapters, books, and reports. Her program of research focuses on how to best support individuals affected by cancer through the use of innovative digital health.

Academic and Research Interests

  • Psychosocial Oncology
  • Digital Health
  • Patient preferences
  • Patient-centred care



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