Awards and distinctions
2014 Nominated for a Connection Award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
2013 Personality of the year in health, Radio Canada, Ottawa/Gatineau.
2013 Personality of the week, Radio Canada, Ottawa/Gatineau.
2013 Les visionnaires, Radio-Canada (CBC).
2013 Class of 1988 award (Career award), University of Montreal Alumni Association.
2013 Pythagore Gala Award – Health (Career Award) Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.
2013 Clinical Innovation Regional Award, ORIIO ($2,000). Nominated for the provincial award.
2013 ORIIO tribute evening.
2013-2016 Grant recipient of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé, Junior 2. ($252,000)
2011 Distinction award. ORIIO.
2011 Cercle d’excellence of the Université du Québec. Université du Québec.
2011 Florence award for research. Quebec Order of Nurses.
2010-2015 Canada Research Chair in Family Psychosocial Health. ($500,000)
2009 Personality of the week. Le Droit/Radio Canada.
2009 Leadership award for perinatality. AWHONN Canada.
2008-2012 Grant recipient of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé, Junior 1. ($350,888)
2007 Excellence in research award. UQO. ($3,000)
2007 Mention by the Quebec Minister of Education. MEQ. ($1,500)
2005 Award for Excellence in Educational Administration. UQO. ($3,000)
1999-2001 Doctoral research grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). ($35,240)
1998 Excellence Award for best book of the year (APIDES).
1991 Excellence Award for best article of the year (APIDES).
1986-1988 Recipient of FCAR grant for graduate studies in Nursing ($12,500).