Catherine Wilhelmy

Catherine Wilhelmy
Patient Partnership Manager

Affected by breast cancer in 2018, after participating in two clinical trials and a research project on the quality of life of patients affected by cancer, Catherine Wilhelmy became a full-time research patient partner! Responsible for the patient partnership at the CHUS Research Centre, she is also involved with the SSA Quebec Support Unit where she is a patient partner in the scientific direction and co-leader of Experiences; the Quebec community of practice of patient partners in research. She also contributes to the mission of organizations associated with breast cancer research, such as the McPeak Sirois Group, the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation, Coalition priorité cancer au Québec, the Sherbrooke Cancer Research Institute, Biocan RX. "To actively participate in research is to regain power over the disease and to create meaning from events that do not have any.

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