Dr. Lucie Richard is a Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the Université de Montréal. She is currently affiliated with the Centre de recherche en santé publique de l’Université de Montréal et du CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’île-de-Montréal (CReSP). From 2013 to 2017, she was lead of the Institut de recherche en santé publique de l’Université de Montréal (IRSPUM). Her research interests lie in health promotion and disease prevention. In the last twenty years, she received continuous funding as research scholar which allowed the development of a vast research program on the ecological approach in public health and in health promotion (Funding CIHR, CHSRF, FRSQ, MRC). On the whole, her work have traversed many perspectives, from etiological analysis to evaluative research, and a wide range of health issues and populations.