Dr. Marie Laberge
University of Montreal
Dr. Marie Laberge is the new Canada Research Chair in Adolescent Work Disability Prevention. She is an ergonomist and occupational therapist in Quebec, a professor at the Faculty of Medicine's School of Rehabilitation at the Université de Montréal, and a scientist at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU)'s Sainte-Justine Research Centre.
Laberge's research interests involve work disability prevention and interventions among adolescents. Notably, she conducts action-research studies aimed at understanding the links between working conditions and health outcomes at work. She is particularly interested in addressing vulnerability related to factors such as gender, social class, migration pathways and disability.
Laberge earned her MSc and PhD in ergonomics at the Université du Québec à Montréal. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Work & Health in 2012 and completed the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Strategic Training Program on Work Disability Prevention at the University of Toronto in 2013.