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CPG Centre of Genomics and policy

Team Member

Terese Knoppers

Academic Associate

Terese holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from McGill University and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University.  She has a background in qualitative methods and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) research. She is particularly interested in research that helps improve healthcare access and provision.

At the CGP, Terese coordinates the qualitative components of a variety of projects. She is presently involved in research on the legal regulation of cancer risk prediction models, improvement of healthcare communication practices with intersex people, precision medicine in acute myeloid leukemia, impacts of the lack of legal recognition of genetic counsellors in Quebec, and practices of direct-to-consumer epigenetic companies.

Research areas: qualitative methods and analysis; EDI research; prevention and treatment of cancer; ELSI of epigenetics; patient perspectives