Dr. Monique Gignac
Role: Team Member

Dr. Monique Gignac is an Associate Scientific Director and a Senior Scientist with the Institute for Work and Health, an Affiliate Scientist with the Toronto Western Research Institute and an Associate Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Gignac’s research examines psychosocial factors like stress, coping, and adaptation and their importance in understanding the impact of chronic, disabling health conditions in the lives of adults across the life course. In particular, her work focuses on ways to enable people with chronic disabling conditions to maintain involvement in employment and other valued roles and activities, and facilitators and barriers to working with a disabling health condition.

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