About the Author
Josee Savard, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Universite Laval and researcher at CHU de Quebec-Universite Laval Research Center and Universite Laval Cancer Research Center (Quebec, Canada). Her research projects are mainly centered on the psychological aspects of cancer and the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral interventions for improving patients' quality of life. More specifically, over the past 20 years, she has worked on cancer-related insomnia and she is recognized as an international leader in the study of this issue. She has published extensively on epidemiological aspects of cancer-related insomnia and its non-pharmacological treatment, particularly the efficacy and accessibility of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia. Her research program is financially supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute. In 2014, she received the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Award for Education Excellence and in 2015 she was elected fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association for her significant contribution to the advancement of the science of psychology. Dr. Marie-Christine Ouellet is associate professor of psychology at Universite Laval in Quebec City (Canada) and a researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS). She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Laval University, specializing on insomnia and fatigue associated with traumatic brain injury. She completed her clinical training in neuropsychology and clinical psychology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, and the Institut de readaptation en deficience physique de Quebec. Her present research program is supported by grants from the Fonds de Recherche du Quebec-Sante and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and pertains mainly to psychopathology (particularly depression, anxiety, insomnia, and fatigue) associated with traumatic brain injury in younger and older adults.