Dr. Lévesque joined the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology in January 2006. Dr. Levesque's research interests are broad and include the safe and effective use of medications within a population and public health context, the determinants of prescribing decisions and how these can be modified, clinical epidemiology, and administrative health database studies. Her current research program is primarily focused on the assessment of the unexpected effects of drugs on population health, particularly in the context of post-marketing drug safety evaluations.
Dr. Lévesque is also interested in the impact of research methodology on the validity of study results and has carried out a number of projects in this regard. She is a practicing pharmacist who brings 15 years of clinical practice experience to her research including in Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Lévesque contributes towards the teaching in the undergraduate medical curriculum.