Carmen G. Loiselle, N, PhD
Dr. Carmen Loiselle holds a Ph.D. degree, double-major in Psychology and Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the U.S. She is a tenured faculty and program director for psychosocial oncology and oncology nursing in the Department of Oncology and the Ingram School of Nursing at McGill University. Dr. Loiselle is twice the recipient of the Christine and Herschel Victor/Hope & Cope Research Chair in psychosocial oncology, Co-Director (Academic) of the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital in Montréal, and Scientific Director of Hope & Cope. Dr. Loiselle is the national Leader of a Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research called PORT (Psychosocial Oncology Research Training) - a 13-year CIHR-funded transdisciplinary training program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from a variety of disciplines pursuing research in cancer survivorship at six renowned Canadian universities. Transdisciplinary and international in scope, Dr. Loiselle’s program of research focuses on how to best support patients with cancer and enhance their experience from screening, detection, early diagnosis and long-term survivorship in terms of web-based guidance related to physical and psychosocial adjustment to cancer as well as optimal use of health care services.