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Vera Granikov

PhD in Information Studies

Program: PhD in Information Studies
School of Information Studies
Faculty of Arts
McGill University

Thesis title: Factors and outcomes of collaborative information monitoring
Thesis Co-Supervisors: France Bouthillier and Pierre Pluye

Short biography
Vera Granikov is a postdoctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair in Patient and Community Partnership. She holds a PhD in Information Sciences from McGill University. In her thesis, she examined the drivers and impacts of collaborative information monitoring that allows members of a community or an organization to keep up to date by monitoring, analyzing, sharing new information, and learning together. She has 15 years of experience in health information research and patient-oriented research. Her postdoctoral research is exploring how to build capacity in health literacy through collaborative learning and in partnership with communities. It is funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC). As a researcher, information specialist and engaged citizen, Vera aims to contribute to a learning society by fostering health literacy through collaboration and engagement.