Marie-France Beauchesne, Pharm.D.

Marie-France BeauchesneInvestigator
Health: Populations, Organization, Practices Axis
Centre de recherche du CHUS

Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke

Affiliate Professor
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Université de Sherbrooke

Full clinical professor
Faculty of Pharmacy
Université de Montréal

Contact Information
Phone | 819 346-1110 ext. 21257

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Research Relevance

Drug use in real-life situations

Doctor Beauchesne’s main research interests are the prescription and use of drugs, their safety and their effectiveness in real situations. Current projects focus on the evaluation of the safe use of drugs in the hospital setting (insulin, anticoagulants), asthma and pregnancy, and pharmacotherapy of respiratory diseases.


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Representative Achievements

  • Member of the executive commitee of the RQRUM (Réseau Québécois de recherche sur l'usage du médicament)
  • Co-hodler of pharmaceutical AstraZeneca endowment chair in respiratory health (partnership with Faculté de pharmacie de l'Université de Montréal and l'Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal)


  • Beloin-Jubinville B, Joly-Mischlich T, Dufort Rouleau E, Noiseux P, Blais L, Forget A, Beauchesne MF. Does Hospitalization Influence Patients’ Medication Adherence and Community Pharmacists’ Interventions? Ann Pharmacother 2013 (in press)
  • Cyr MC, Beauchesne MF, Lemière C, Aaron S, Blais L. Effects of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Monotherapy or in Combination with Long-acting Beta2-agonists on Mortality in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Pharmacother 2010;44:613-22
  • Blais L, Beauchesne MF, Rey E, Malo JL, Forget A. Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids during the First Trimester of Pregnancy and the risk of Congenital Malformations among Women with Asthma Thorax 2007;62(4):320-8


Know-How & Opportunities for Collaboration

  • Pharmacotherapy of respiratory diseases
  • Evaluation of real-life use of medications


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