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Rhéda Adekpedjou, MD, MPHM


Phone: (418) 663-5929


PhD student in epidemiology

Research Advisor: France Légaré, MD, PhD, Full Professor, Canadian Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval.


  • Advanced Masters degree in Public Health Methodology at the Free University of Brussels (Belgium) from 2011 to 2012. Dissertation: Determinants of pregnancy complications in Wallonia.
  • Doctor of Medecine degree at the Faculty of Health Sciences of Cotonou (Benin) from 1999 to 2006. Thesis: Factors related to the behaviour of the populations of Vossa-Kpodji in Cotonou as regards cholera in 2006.
  • High School degree (Mathematics and Physics) at the Secondary School of Gbégamey (Benin) from 1992 to 1999.

Professional experience

  • Medical doctor and field epidemiologist at Médecins Sans Frontières.
  • Medical doctor in charge of HIV treatment at the National Program to fight against AIDS (Benin).
  • Hospital practitioner at Mênontin Hospital (Benin).

Research interests

  • Interventions to improve adoption of shared decision making 
  • Measurement of shared decision making
  • Knowledge translation
  • Aging and health
  • Relocation of the frail elderly
  • The graphical approach to causal inference

Research project

Effect of housing resources on the decision-making process about the relocation of the frail elderly.

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