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Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Sylvie Lambert

 

Sylvie Lambert

Assistant Professor
Ingram School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University

Canada Research Tier 2 in self-care and illness self-management support interventions
Ingram School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University

Ressearch Associate
St. Mary’s Research Centre

Current research interests

Longitudinal assessment of the impact of cancer on patients and their family caregivers
Predictors of emotional and physical well-being in patients with cancer and their family caregivers
Intervention studies to improve outcomes in patients with cancer and their family caregivers, with a focus on self-administered interventions
Psychometric analysis using Rasch analysis
Mixed research methodology (quantitative and qualitative)

Current research grants and collaborations

Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in self-care and illness self-management support interventions. Canada Institutes of Health Research.  2017-2022

Principal investigator:  "e-IMPAQC: Implementation and evaluation of an e-Health application for the systematic assessment of patient and caregiver reported outcomes in Quebec across the cancer continuum." Funding source: St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, 2018-2022

Principal investigator:  "Predictors of burden among informal caregivers of patients with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis." Funding Source: Réseau de recherche en interventions en sciences infirmières du Québec (RRISIQ)." 2018-2020

Co-investigator:"Adaptation et implantation d’un outil axé sur le patient pour une amélioration de la planification du congé hospitalier auprès des ainées. Fonds de soutien à l'innovation en santé et en services sociaux" Funding source: FSISSS 2018-2019

 
Recent publications

  1. Coumoundouros C, Ould Brahim L, Lambert SD, McCusker J. The direct and indirect financial costs of informal cancer care: A scoping review. Health and Social Care in the Community. 1-15, 2019. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12808
  2. Rathod, P., Ould Brahim, L., Belzile E., Lambert, S. An evaluation of the suitability, readability, and quality of online resources for the self-management of depression. Patient Education and Counseling. 2018. DOI 10.1016/j.pec.2018.12.021.
  3. McCusker, J., Lambert, S., Yaffe, M., Cole, M., Hildalgo, M., Amir, E., de Raad, M., Belzile, E.  Pilot study of transitional intervention for family caregivers of older adults. Canadian Journal on Aging = Revue canadienne du vieillissement. 38(2):210-21, 2019.
  4. Rietveld, M., Peters, E., Husson, O., van Amstel, P., Kamm, Y., Sijtsema, S., Diepenbroek, M., Heier, J., Zoetbrood, C., Zielstra, M., Lambert, S., Prins, J., Ottevanger, N. Psychometric properties of the 45-item Supportive Care Needs Survey—Partners and Caregivers - Dutch (SCNS-P&C45-D) in partners of patients with breast cancer. Journal of Patient Reported Outcome, 3(1), 1, 2019.
  5. Blaschke, S., Lambert, S. D., Livingston, P., Aranda, S., Boltong, A., Schofield, P., Chambers, S., Krishnasamy, M., & Ugalde, A. Identifying priorities for cancer caregiver interventions: Protocol for a three round modified Delphi study. BMJ Open, 9(2), e024725, 2019.
  6. Lambert, S.D., Ould Brahim, L., Morrison, M., Girgis, A., Yaffe, M., Belzile, E., Clayberg, K., Robinson, J., Thorne, S., Bottorff, J.L., Duggleby, W., Campbell-Enns, H., Youngmee, K., Loiselle, C.  Priorities for caregiver research in cancer care: An international Delphi survey of caregivers, clinicians, managers, and researchers. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(3), 805-817, 2019.
  7. McCusker, J., Lambert, S.D., Haggerty, J., Yaffe, M.J., Belzile, E., Ciampi, A. Self-management support in primary care is associated with improvement in patient activation. Patient Education and Counseling, 102(3), 571-577, 2019.
  8. Girgis, S., Smith, A. B., Lambert, S. D., Waller, A., & Girgis A. "It sort of hit me like a baseball bat between the eyes”: A qualitative study of the psychosocial experiences of mesothelioma patients and carers. Supportive Care in Cancer  27(2), 631-638, 2019.
  9. McCusker, J., Lambert, S., Yaffe, M., Cole, M., Hidalgo, M., Amir, E., de Raad, M., Belzile, E. Pilot study of a transitional intervention for family caregivers of older adults. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 27, 1-12, 2018
  10. Perez, A., Lambert, S. D., Lee, V., Loiselle, C. G., Chan, P., Gupta, A., Lo, K., Rosberger, Z., Zelkowitz, P. A fertility needs assessment survey of male cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology, 27(12), 2747-2753, 2018.