Deborah Radcliffe-Branch

Directrice de l’Atelier, programme d’autogestion des maladies chroniques

Dr. Radcliffe-Branch joined the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI/MNH) in July 2007 as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, and was subsequently appointed Director of ‘My Tool Box’, the MUHC’s Chronic Disease Self-Management program (Stanford model). Dr. Radcliffe-Branch implemented this unique program in English and French across five MUHC hospital sites and has spearheaded the expansion and development of the Stanford CDSMP in select McGill RUIS territories, several regions across Quebec, and overseas. Prior to joining the MUHC, Dr Radcliffe-Branch completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Université de Montréal in the areas of patient-physician communication and older women’s health. She has shared her expertise in patient education and self-management at conferences in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Cincinnati, Florida, and Seattle. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Patient Resource Centre of the MNI/MNH and is the recipient of grants and awards from the Association des paraplegiques du Québec, Fondation pour la recherche sur la moelle épiniere, the Rick Hansen Institute, and most recently the McGill Centre of Excellence on Aging and Chronic Diseases (CEACD).