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Sophie Desroches, RD, PhD

 

Tel: 418-656-2131 ext. 5564
Email: sophie.desroches@fsaa.ulaval.ca

Researcher

  • Associate Professor, School of Nutrition, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Université Laval
  • Researcher, Population Health and Practice-Changing Research Group, CHU de Québec Research Centre
  • Researcher, Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator

Biography

Sophie Desroches, RD, PhD, is Associate Professor at the School of Nutrition at Université Laval, researcher at the CRCHU de Quebec and the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, and CIHR New Investigator.

Building on the diversity of her training experiences in nutrition and chronic diseases, shared decision making and knowledge translation, her research program aims to secure the conceptual, methodological and practical bases for identifying and evaluating knowledge translation strategies that will optimize adherence to dietary advice. Her more recently funded research projects have explored shared decision making within nutritional consultations, adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases, and the use of blogs to translate knowledge in nutrition.

Research interests

  • Knowledge translation research
  • Nutrition and chronic diseases
  • Patient preferences and adherence to dietary recommendations
  • Shared decision making
  • Social media and health blogs

Research projects

For more details about ongoing and previous research projects, consult Sophie Desroches' webpage on the Vice-rectorat à la recherche et à la création website

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