Sylvie Fortin , Ph.D.
    Sylvie Fortin
    Research Axis
    Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies Axis
    Research Theme
    Bioethics and family study group
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

    514 345-4931 #4384


    • Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Montreal.

    Research Interests

    • Social and medical anthropology;
    • Social, cultural, and religious pluralism and health;
    • Hospital clinical practice (palliative care, hemato-oncology, chronic complex pathologies/physician/patient/family relational dynamics);
    • Negotiation of knowledge systems and care practices (obstetrics, neonatology) in the immigration context;
    • Family, new technologies, pathologies, and anthropological and ethical issues.

    Scientific Collaborations

    • Departments of Pediatrics and Anthropology, University of Montreal.
    • Intercultural Pediatrics Unit, CHU Sainte-Justine.
    • Groupe de recherche ethnicité et société, Équipe Diversité urbaine, Centre d’études ethniques, University of Montreal.
    • Centre de recherche interuniversitaire de Montréal sur l'immigration, l'intégration et la dynamique urbaine – Health sector.
    • Courses: Graduate seminar, Department of Anthropology ANT6155: Anthropologie, société, clinique.
    • Graduate student supervision.

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