Sinziana Oncioiu

Sinziana Oncioiu is a doctoral student in Public Health Epidemiology at the University of Bordeaux. Her research focuses on the role of early childhood education and care on peer-victimization development in a life course perspective. Sinziana is a pharmacist with a Master’s degree in Public Health Epidemiology from Karolinska Institute (Sweden). Previously she worked as a trainee for the European Commission and the European Society for Prevention Research. Sinziana has a strong interest in causal inference, intervention research, and the uptake of scientific evidence into policymaking.

Talia Losier

Talia Losier obtained a psychology bachelor’s degree with honours in 2014. She then went on to pursue a master’s degree in psychology where she studied short-term memory and visual attention using electrophysiology. She is now a Ph.D candidate in public health with a focus on health promotion. Her research interests include childhood cognition, graduation, and early childhood family and educational environments.

Marie-Pier Larose

Marie-Pier Larose obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Montreal (2015), after which she began a master’s degree in Public Health and took a fast track to the Ph. D program under Dr. Côté’s supervision. Since then, her research interests generally focus on biological and genetic mechanisms linking early life adversity to disruptive behaviours. She aims to investigate social embodiment from infancy to adulthood and the role of childcare services attendance on children’s development using the longitudinal population-based study ALSPAC and the Brindami cluster-randomized trial.

Marilyn Ahun

Marilyn Ahun (BA Honours Psychology 2015, McGill) is a Ph.D. candidate in public health with a focus on health promotion (University of Montreal). Her current research focuses on the underlying mechanisms of the associations between post-partum maternal depression and children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development in the long-term.