Current studies

Adolescents, Internet et médias numériques: les côtés positifs. Financed by the Service de Santé Publique du canton de Vaud (juillet 2019-août 2020)

CO@CH: A pre-post interventional study for parents of adolescents with chronic conditions. Financed by the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (2017-2019), the primary objective of this study is to bring peer support to parents of adolescents/young adults with chronic conditions through an online social media intervention/Mobile Application called Chronic@Home in order to facilitate the psychosocial process of transition towards autonomy. For information and participation contact: Christina.Akre@chuv.ch

Children’s At Home: A social media website for peer support during transition for parents of adolescent cancer survivors. A collaboration with Dr Gisela Michel from the Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy of the University of Luzern and Dr Maya Beck Popovic, Head of the Pediatric Oncology Unit of the Lausanne University Hospital. Financed by the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+).

Cohort study on substance use risk factors (C-SURF). In collaboration with the Service d’Alcoologie, Lausanne University Hospital. Financed by the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (since 2010)

Contraception d’urgence en pharmacie: une étude qualitative sur l’expérience des clientes (janvier-décembre 2019).

Etude longitudinale sur les jeunes et les jeux d’argent en Suisse romande (GenerationFRee). Financed by the Canton of Fribourg and the Programme Intercantonal de Lutte contre la Dépendance au Jeu (PILDJ) (2014-2019)

Les boissons énergisantes et les jeunes : un point sur leur consommation. Financed by the Service de Santé Publique du canton de Vaud (2018-2019).

RheumAdo. In collaboration with CHU Lyon, France (Dr. Jean-Paul Larbre, Dr. Alexandre Belot) and Department of Pediatics, Lausanne University Hospital (Prof. Michael Hofer) (since 2014).