Jean-Yves Frappier , M.D. , FRCPC
    Jean-Yves Frappier
    Research Axis
    Brain and Child Development Axis
    Research Theme
    Development of psychopathologies
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

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    Research Interests

    • Sexual abuse and aggression;
    • Health needs and health care of marginal groups and youths under protective services;
    • Chronic diseases (health needs, medication compliance, hospitalizations);
    • HIV/STI prevalence in vulnerable teens/homeless children and risk factors;
    • Eating disorders (anorexia-bulimia, follow-up study, program evaluation);
    • Adolescent mental health and sexuality.

    Career Summary

    Dr. Frappier is a pediatrician specialized in Adolescent Medicine. He is the Head of the Adolescent Medicine and of the Social Pediatric divisions of Montreal CHU Sainte-Justine and professor of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal. He is also President of the Canadian Paediatric Society (2011-12), as well as of the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre, and secretary-treasurer of the International Association for Adolescent Health. His extensive research focuses on sexuality, sexual agression, sexually transmitted infections and HIV among marginalized youth. Dr. Frappier is also interested in eating disorders and physical and mental health among adolescents.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Marie-Vincent Foundation Award for outstanding contribution in preventing or treating child abuse, 1999.

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