Jacqueline Quail has worked as a researcher at the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council since 2008 specializing in using administrative data to conduct health services research with a specific focus on chronic disease. She is Adjunct Professor in the College of Medicine and in the School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Health Management, University of Prince Edward Island.
Jacqueline collaborates with many research partners in Saskatchewan and across Canada. She works with University of Saskatchewan research partners including the Rural Dementia Action Research Team and the Quality of Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis team, both of which seek to describe the quality of care and services available for people in Saskatchewan with the respective diseases in hopes of improving both. She is a member of the Canadian Respiratory Research Network and is the Saskatchewan lead of the multi-provincial research project “Long-term clinical and financial impact of asthma control during pregnancy and preschool years on disease evolution until adulthood.” She is the Saskatchewan lead of the joint Ontario-Saskatchewan CIHR-funded Pan-Canadian Strategy for Patient Oriented Research in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations Quick Strike project “HOTSPOTTING: Identifying superusers of health care services with mental health and addiction problems.” In 2016 Dr. Quail joined the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (DSEN-CNODES) as Site Liaison on multiple projects and in 2018 became the Site Lead for the Saskatchewan site and is a member of the Data Base and Knowledge Translation Teams.
Prior to her Master’s degree and PhD studies, Jacqueline’s career as a physical therapist included work in a variety of clinical areas and settings in the U.S. and Canada, including acute care hospitals, nursing homes, community outreach, and public schools. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy and a Master of Science degree in Community Health and Epidemiology from the University of Saskatchewan, and a doctorate degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McGill University.