Geneviève Jessiman-Perreault

PhD student

Geneviève Jessiman-Perreault joined the Institute for Work & Health in January 2020 as a PhD student working with Dr. Monique Gignac and Dr. Peter Smith. She is pursuing her PhD in social and behavioural health sciences at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

Before joining the Institute, Jessiman-Perreault worked as a research associate for the Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund in Calgary, Alberta where she supported the development and evaluation of workplace health interventions. 

Jessiman-Perreault holds an honours BA in sociology and an MSc in community health sciences from the University of Calgary. Her PhD research focuses on gendered differences in access to, use of and need for workplace accommodations among Canadians with and without mental and cognitive disabilities.