Alexandra Rouquette
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  • Location : Paris, France
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Alexandra Rouquette Associate professor in Public Health – Biostatistics, Paris-Saclay University

Course and current status

2017-… Associate professor in Public Health – Biostatistics, Paris-Saclay University

  • Graduate School of Public Health, Paris-Saclay University, Vice-Director
  • Public Health and Epidemiology Department, APHP-Saclay, Bicêtre
  • Research Center in Epidemiology and Populations Health, Inserm U1018 – CESP, Paris, Team: Developmental Psychiatry and trajectories


2016-2017 Visiting scholar PsychoSystem Research Group, Amsterdam University (4 months). Causal network structure of psychiatric symptoms: from childhood to adulthood

2012-2016 Assistant professor in Public Health - Biostatistics, Paris-Descartes University

  • Biostatistic and Epidmiology Unit, Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, Paris
  • Inserm U1178 – Mental Health and Public Health, Paris


2010-2014 Joint Ph.D. Public Health - Epidemiology, Montréal & Paris-Sud University. Honors: Excellent, Dean’s honor list. Subjective measurement and epidemiology, methodological issues raised by the use of psychometric techniques

2006-2009 Master in Public Health - Biostatistics, Paris-Sud University

1996-2012 M.D. Public Health and Social Medicine, Paris-Sud and Angers Universities

Scientific summary

My research interests include psychometrics and innovative methods for the study of subjective health phenomena (anxiety, quality of life, depression, pain, health literacy, etc.) with a particular interest in the methodological difficulties arising from their application in developmental and mental health epidemiology and clinical research.

Key publications

Lachal J, Moro MR, Carretier E, Simon A, Barry C, Falissard B, Rouquette A. (2020) Assessment of transcultural psychotherapy to treat resistant major depressive disorder in children and adolescents from migrant families: protocol for a randomized controlled trial using mixed method and Bayesian approaches. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. 29(4):1-10

Rouquette A, Pingaut JB, Fried E, Orri M, Falissard B, Kossakowski J, Vitaro F, Tremblay R, Côté S, Borsboom D. (2018) Emotional and Behavioral Symptom Network Structure in Elementary School Girls and Links with Anxiety Disorders in Adolescence and/or Early Adulthood. JAMA psychiatry. 75(11):1173-1181.

Rouquette A, Badley E, Falissard B, Dub T, Leplège A, Coste J. (2015) Moderators, mediators, and bidirectional relationships in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework: An empirical investigation using a longitudinal design and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). Social Science & Medicine, 135:133-42

Rouquette A, Côté SM, Pryor LE, Carbonneau R, Vitaro F, Tremblay RE.  (2014) COHORT PROFILE: The Quebec Longitudinal Study of Kindergarten Children (QLSKC). International Journal of Epidemiology, vol.43(1):23-33

Rouquette A, Blanchin M, Sébille V, Guillemin F, Côté S, Falissard B, Hardouin JB. (2014) The Minimal Clinically Important Difference determined using Item Response Theory Models: an attempt to solve the issue of the association with baseline score. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology; 67(4):433-40.

Rouquette A, Falissard B. (2011) Sample Size Requirements for the Internal Validation of Psychiatric Scales. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. Vol. 20(4): 235-49 

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