Profil du membre

Alayne Adams


Associate Professor

Contacter ce membre


Alayne Adams is an applied social scientist at McGill’s Department of Family Medicine with expertise in global primary healthcare delivery. Her research portfolio includes a focus on urban health disparities, primary healthcare access, health systems research and the social determinants of health, and embraces qualitative, participatory and mixed methods approaches. From 2010 to 2016 she lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she held the position of senior social scientist at the icddr,b, a reputed international population health research center. Dr. Adams was also involved in the founding of the BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health and its Center for Urban Equity, where she continues to teach and research. Prior to icddr,b Dr. Adams served as Executive Director of the Joint Learning Initiative on Children and HIV/AIDS, a global research to policy collaboration involving international and bilateral agencies, NGOs, foundations and academe. She began her academic career at Columbia University following post-doc work as a MacArthur Fellow at the Harvard University’s Centre for Population and Development Studies. As a Commonwealth Scholar she earned a PhD in Public Health and an MSc in Human Nutrition from the London School of Tropical Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.


McGill University

Lieu de pratique




Domaine d'intérêts / expertises

  • Accès aux soins
  • Disparités des soins / de santé
  • Populations vulnérables
  • Santé mondiale / Soins interculturels
  • Santé publique

Expertises méthodologiques

  • Devis et analyses de méthodes mixtes
  • Etudes et analyses qualitatives avancées
  • Recherche participative