• Portrait of Tamara Taillieu.
  • Instructor II

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Community Health Sciences
    Room 306 Human Ecology Building – 35 Chancellor’s Circle
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

    Phone: 204-474-9645 
    tamara.taillieu@umanitoba.ca

Research affiliations

Research groups

Research summary

Dr. Taillieu's primary research interests focus on the effects of child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and other traumatic events on physical and mental health (including substance use) across the lifespan. She is also currently working on a number of projects examining the influence of various factors on military personnel and first responder mental health and well-being in Canada.

Biography

Dr. Taillieu is a full-time instructor II in the department of community sciences, and a part-time research associate with the Child Adversity and Resilience (CARe) Research Team and the Manitoba Population Health Research Group at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Taillieu completed her PhD in the Applied Health Sciences Program at the University of Manitoba in 2019. Her dissertation research focused on the relationship between violence during pregnancy and maternal and child health and social outcomes from the prenatal period to 5-years post-delivery.

Dr. Taillieu also completed the Applied Counselling Certificate (ACC) program with a specialization in addictions in June 2022.
 
Dr. Taillieu’s teaching responsibilities have included classes on human development, family diversity, family violence, children in adversity, family violence prevention, addictions in the family, and biostatistics.

Her research interests include the effects of child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and other traumatic events on physical and mental health (including substance use) across the lifespan.

She is also currently working on a number of projects examining the factors that influence military personnel and first responder mental health and well-being in Canada.

Dr. Taillieu has been involved in all aspects of the research process including coding and statistical analyses using several large, epidemiological datasets; drafting and editing manuscripts for publication; and involvement in the design and implementation of primary data collection in Manitoba.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Health Sciences, University of Manitoba (2019)
  • Master of Sciences, University of Manitoba (2011)
  • Bachelor of Human Ecology, University of Manitoba (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts (history major and sociology minor) University of Manitoba (2005)

Awards

  • Applied Health Sciences Nominee for Governor General’s Gold Medal (2019)
  • Research Manitoba Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (declined) (2017)
  • Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba Silver Award for PhD Student Research Poster (2016)
  • Evelyn Shapiro Award for Health Services Research (2015)
  • Graduate Student Thesis Award in the Area of Child Development (2015)
  • Marion Vaisey-Genser Graduate Award (2015)
  • Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral) (2011)
  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (doctoral) (2011)
  • Alfred Rea Tucker Memorial Scholarship (2010)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada Graduate Student Master’s Scholarship (2009)
  • Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (master’s) (2008)
  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (master’s) (declined) (2008)
  • Faculty of Human Ecology Program Medal (Family Social Sciences) (2008)
  • Shirley Joy Hechter Memorial Award (2008)

Contact us

Community Health Sciences
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room S113 - 750 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3 Canada

204-789-3473