Director

Marie-Claude Geoffroy

Dr. Geoffroy is an assistant professor at McGill University in School/Applied Child Psychology. She is also an associate member in the Department of Psychiatry. She holds the Canada Research Chair in Youth Suicide Prevention. She is the leader of the Groupe de recherche sur l’inadaptation psychosociale de l’enfant at McGill University and a regular member of the Douglas Research Center, the McGill Group for Suicide Studies and the Quebec Network for Suicide, Mood Disorders, and Related Disorders.
Dr. Geoffroy did her postdoctoral training (2010-2013) in psychiatric epidemiology at the University College London Institute of Child Health under the mentorship of Professor Christine Power. She received her PhD in 2010 at University of Montreal under the supervision of Professors Sylvana Côté and Jean Séguin. Her thesis was a finalist for a pancanadian best thesis award and was named best thesis in social sciences and humanities by the University of Montréal. She is a licensed clinical psychologist for children and adolescents since 2009 (Ordre des Psychologues du Québec # 12209-11).

Dr. Geoffroy’s research are currently supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the American Foundation for suicide prevention.

See Dr. Geoffroy’s Google scholar profile.