Victoria Burns, PhD National Institute of Scientific Research - Urbanisation, Culture, & Society Canada
Victoria Burns, PhD, has lived with type 1 diabetes since December 2011. She is a gerontological social worker by training and currently works as a post-doctoral researcher at the National Institute of Scientific Research—Urbanization, Culture and Society in Montreal, Quebec (http://www.ucs.inrs.ca/). She has spent the last decade studying older marginalized adults, including those experiencing homelessness. Her research also focuses on social determinants of health and particularly the role of social support on health and well-being.
She lives in Montreal with her husband Hervé and her dog Pinot.