Members

    Sophie Baudet-Michel

    Sophie is an associate professor in geography at Paris Diderot University, member of laboratory Géographie-cités. She has worked on physical and socio-economic factor of inter-urban inequalities in respiratory health. Her contribution in RelatHealth deals with the use by inhabitants of resources located close to their regular activity locations and the relation between inhabitant’s  health and social heterogeneity of their activity space.

        Katherine Frohlich

        Kate is Full Professor at the Département de médecine sociale et préventive within the École de Santé Publique at Université de Montréal and Research Associate with the Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique, Université de Montréal (IRSPUM). She is the principal investigator of ISIS project. Her current research interests include social inequities in health-related practices, social theory in social epidemiology and health promotion and the sociology of smoking.
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            Julie Vallée

            Julie is permanent researcher in geography at CNRS in laboratory Geographie-cités (Paris, France) since 2010. She is the scientific coordinator of RelatHealth project. Julie is conducting research devoted to spatial mechanisms of health inequalities in urban areas. She is focusing on inhabitant’s daily mobility and their neighbourhood experiences to discuss standardized and rigid conceptualization of places prevailing in literature of neighborhood effects.
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                Lena Sanders

                Lena is Director of Research in the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), member of Géographie-cités. Her academic education is in statistics and geography. Her scientific work focuses on cities’ and settlement systems’ dynamics, with expertise in spatial analysis and dynamic modelling. She is interested in epistemology of modelling and in the transfer of concepts between different disciplines and worked with archaeologists, economists and philosophers in the field of social sciences and on the other hand with physicist , geomaticians and computer scientists.

                    Antoine Fleury

                    Antoine is a junior researcher in geography at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and works in Geographie-cités laboratory. In his research he aims to highlight how public spaces are produced in European metropolises with regard to design, management and control. As he tries to analyze urban change more widely, he also focuses on gentrification and social inequalities, on retail structure and retailers’ strategies, and on spatial practices of inhabitants with an emphasis on mobility practices.

                        Hadrien Commenges

                        Hadrien is associated professor at the University Panthéon Sorbonne and member of Géographie-cités laboratory. He holds a Master degree in urban studies from the School of Public Administration of Catalonia (2005-2006). A three years experience as an urban transportation expert in Barcelona (IERMB) leads him to PhD thesis about the tools and methods used for transportation planning (Université Paris Diderot) and then a postdoctoral fellowship (LEESU) about the uses of modeling for urban planning.
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                            Marianne Guérois

                            Marianne is associated professor at the University Paris Diderot and a member of Geographie-cités. Her research mainly focuses on urban sprawl dynamics and on the interactions between urban morphology and individual mobility practices, examined on a comparative basis. Her contribution in the RelatHealth project will relate in particular to how the inhabitants use urban resources and to the relation between resources accessibility and priority actions areas for health.
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                                Ikram Ferrak

                                Ikram achieved in 2016 her master’s thesis of geography – environment in RelatHealth project (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University). Supervised by Julie Vallée, her master’s thesis focused on the potential and actual access of inhabitants of North East Paris to natural public spaces. She identified possible patterns of socio-spatial inequalities linked to differences in the appropriation of urban environmental resources.

                                    Constance Lecomte

                                    Constance is an engineer in data analysis and a cartographer in RelatHealth project. She is graduated from Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. She contributes to different research projects in geography (projet Paerpa at Irdes, Paris 2030 and Villes décroissantes at UMR Géographie-cités, CartOrient at UMR Mondes Iranien et Indien). She specializes in data management and she has a particular interest in automatic and interactive cartography. More details here.

                                        Guillaume Le Roux

                                        Guillaume is PhD in Geography and engineer in Statistics. Guillaume is focusing on socio-spatial transformations and mobilities in metropolitan areas. As postdoctoral researcher in RelatHealth project during one year, he analysed social segregation around the clock in the Paris region. He has provided support in project coordination and in analyses about  place experiences and inequalities in urban resources accessibility. Currently postdoctoral researcher at INED, Guillaume remains involved in RelatHealth project.
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                                            Yan Kestens

                                            Yan is associated professor at the Social and Preventive Medicine Department at Université de Montréal and researcher at CHUM Research Center. He holds a CIHR Applied Public Health Chair in Urban Interventions and Population Health. With his SPHERELAB team, he develops new methods and tools to collect and analyse data helping to understand how people and places interact, with a focus on how urban change impact health and health inequities.
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                                                Anaïs Dubreuil

                                                PhD candidate in health geography since January 2016 at the University of Paris Diderot under the supervision of Julie Vallée with the co-supervision of Lena Sanders. Her thesis explores the relationships between health status, events during the life course, and evolutions of spatial practices, with a focus on access to urban healthcare resources. She analyse not only data  from RECORD (Paris) and ISIS (Montreal) surveys but also biographical stories which she will collect among some participants.

                                                    Stavros Spyrellis

                                                    Phd in geography, Stavros defended in 2013 his doctoral thesis. He has worked as temporary assistant, teaching and research, at Paris-Ouest University, Paris-Est University and Reims University. He participated at the same time in different research programs in France and Greece. His research focuses on the spatial analysis and the mapping of social, economic and educational segregation. As post-doctoral researcher in RelatHealth projet, he explores individual and contextual characteristics associated with the shape of people’s perceived neighbourhoods in the Paris metropolitan area (from RECORD Study).

                                                        Basile Chaix

                                                        Basile was recruited in 2007 as a permanent researcher and nominated as a Research Director in 2013 at Inserm (after a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health at University Pierre et Marie Curie and a post-doctorate in Sweden at Lund University).  He is the principal investigator of the RECORD Cohort Study. His research interests pertain to the relationships between geographic life environments and different metabolic risk factors, to innovative methodological approaches in contextual analysis, and to the incorporation of daily mobility in environment-health studies.

                                                            Sandrine Berroir

                                                            Sandrine is an associate professor at the University Paris Diderot and a member of Geographie-cités laboratory. Her research focuses on spatial mobilities as a key factor to analyse socio-spatial patterns and dynamics of metropolitan areas. She aims to investigate interactions between spatial organization of urban areas, mobility behaviours and territorial representations.

                                                                Benoit Thierry

                                                                Since 2008, Benoît contributes to the SPHERELAB team through the development of innovative spatial analysis techniques, population health geographic information systems and implementation of multi-sensor solutions combining GPS, accelerometers and web applications for research and clinical interventions. He holds an engineering degree in telecommunications (France) and a Masters’ in Geomatics (Laval University, Quebec).

                                                                    Sylvie Fol

                                                                    Sylvie Fol is a Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne and a member of Géographie-Cités. Her research focuses on the manifestations and effects of socio-spatial inequalities and analyses the strategies that are put in place to tackle social exclusion and segregation. She has contributed to several research projects studying the mobility patterns and practices of low-income people and comparing transportations policies for the poor in the US, Great Britain and France.

                                                                        Martine Shareck

                                                                        Ph.D. in Public Health and Health Promotion from the Université de Montréal, Martine is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine working with Dr. Steven Cummins in the Healthy Environments Research Group. Her general research interests relate to urban health equity. For her post-doctorate (as part of ORiEL project)  Martine plans to better understand how food environments where youth Londoners live and study influence their food behaviours.  Martine is also a co-investigator on ISIS project.
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                                                                            François Queyroi

                                                                            Since 2011, François is a permanent researcher in Computer Science at CNRS in laboratory Geographie-cités. His research focuses on the development of analytic tools (network analysis, clustering) in order to solve problems of quantitative geography. In RelatHealth project, François investigates the modelisation and mining of daily mobility data.
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