Nursing administration, human resources management


A CIRANO Researcher since 2018, Carl-Ardy Dubois is Full Professor and Director of the Department of Health Management, Evaluation and Policy at the École de santé publique de l'Université de Montréal.

He holds a Ph.D. in public health from the Université de Montréal. He previously completed a doctorate in medicine and graduate studies in health services administration, epidemiology and statistics. He did his post-doctoral studies at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK), in collaboration with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

Dr. Dubois is a regular researcher at the CReSP (Centre de recherche en santé publique), the Interactions Research Centre of the ICSUH North Island of Montreal and the RRISIQ (Réseau de recherche en interventions en sciences infirmières du Québec). Before joining ESPUM, Dr. Dubois was a professor at the UdeM Faculty of Nursing. For 12 years, as a FRQS research fellow, he conducted a research program on the analysis of health service organization models, health human resource management and health service performance evaluation. He is currently pursuing several projects in the same fields. His contributions have been recognized, among others, by the Peter Reizensten Prize which was awarded to him in 2014 by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).

Dr. Dubois has held several research leadership positions. From 2010 to 2014, he was Scientific Director of the FERASI Centre (Centre de formation et d'expertise en recherche en administration des services infirmiers). Along with two other Centre leaders, he co-led the development and implementation of the RRISIQ (Réseau de recherche en interventions en sciences infirmières du Québec), a consortium of seven Quebec universities. From 2012 to 2014, he was associate director of the network.

In recent years, Dr. Dubois has been regularly called upon by the MSSS and various organizations in the health network as an expert to study, evaluate and support the implementation of projects to reorganize services and work in various care sectors. Internationally, he has accompanied the ministries of health of several countries (Morocco, Algeria, Madagascar, Haiti, Togo, Congo¸ Guyana, Côte d'Ivoire) in projects to develop and implement health policies.

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CIRANO Publications by Carl-Ardy Dubois

As an author

CIRANO Projects

Health at the heart of Quebec's economic recovery

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Claude Montmarquette, Erin C. Strumpf, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Maude Laberge, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Thomas G. Poder, Bernard Fortin, Guy Lacroix, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Suzanne Bisaillon, Raphael Godefroy, Maripier Isabelle


Evaluation of an artificial intelligence tool to reduce unplanned readmissions following hospitalization: impacts on costs and human resources

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Nicolas Sirven, Myriam Lescher

Digital Transformation, Health

Legislative imposition of mandatory minimum nursing staff ratios - What are the effects observed in health systems that have adopted such an orientation and what are the alternatives?

Effets des législations imposant des ratios minimaux obligatoires de personnel infirmier - Une synthèse des preuves scientifiques - Publié le June 16, 2020

Carl-Ardy Dubois, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay, Sean Clarke


What levers to mobilize to optimize the health and productivity of older workers (45 years and over) in the health and social services sector

Carl-Ardy Dubois, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Alexandre Prud'Homme, Kathleen Bentein , Alain Marchand

Health, Labour Market, Human Resources, Human Capital, Demography

Can activities be distributed more efficiently among health professionals?

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Regis Blais

Health, Human Resources, Labour Market, Human Capital

Assessing the effects of an innovation to improve access to psychosocial services in terms of effectiveness, efficiency and equity of access

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Alexandre Prud'Homme, Mathilda Abi-Antoun, Stéphane Rousseau, Annie Sapin Leduc

Health, Innovation

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