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Dr. Marie-Eve Poitras, RN PhD

Member at Large


Marie-Eve Poitras, RN PhD holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing sciences, a master and a doctoral degree in clinical sciences. She did her postdoctoral program in shared decision-making and knowledge translation in primary care. She is now Assistant Professor at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (Health Department). She was a primary care nurse and a research coordinnator during 8 years in a family medicine group in Province of Quebec. She is a directory board member of PBRN Reseau-1 Quebec. Dr. Poitras program’s research is interested in nursing practice, primary care health service organization, chronic disease, patient engagement in shared decision making and improvement of health professionals competencies in primary care context. Her expertise allowed her to be a new researcher with a high potential for research within the scientific community (h-index 10, CIHR and FRQ-S fellowship). Combined with her expertise as a primary care nurse, her research program establish strong partnerships with regional and provincial decision-makers, clinicians and canadian researchers to review and optimize primary care practices for patients and health professionals.

CFPNA Executive Committee

Member at Large

Job Description:

The Member at Large represents the general membership on issues of interest or concern.

Main Duties:

  • Serve as a voting member of the Executive Committee

  • Representative/spokesperson for the general membership

  • Focus on how the activities and the decisions of the executive will affect the membership of the Association

  • Actively participate in supporting the work of the Association with other duties as assigned

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