Professor François Chiocchio  has been appointed Affiliated Researcher at the Institut de Recherche de l'Hôpital Montfort (IRHM) until 2016. Research at the IRHM centres on mental health, primary health care, nutrition and metabolism, and family health. Professor Chiocchio’s role at the Institute will be to study interdisciplinary collaboration in health teams and how service improvement projects are managed.

Chiocchio is an associate professor in organizational behaviour and human resource management at the Telfer School. His research focuses on teamwork and collaboration has been funded by the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC), the Project Management Institute's Research program, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).