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Scientific committee

The scientific committee is composed of:

  • the Executive committee (non-voting members)
  • the director and a co-director of each research axis
  • the infrastructure managers
  • of the Knowledge transfer program manager
  • the head of the ethics group
  • a student member

The members of the Scientific committee

Dr Philippe Jouvet
Director of the QRHN
Dr Jamila Shakir
Assistant director
Dr André Dagenais
Administrative coordinator of the QRHN

The members of the scientific committee from the research axes

Dr Jean-Paul Praud MD
Université de Sherbrooke
Director of the Physiological breathing disorders axis
Dr Guillaume Emériaud MD
Université de Montréal
Co-Director of the Physiological breathing disorders axis
Dr Richard Kinkead PhD
Université Laval
Co-Director of the Physiological breathing disorders axis
Dr Frédéric Séries MD
Université Laval
Co-Director of the Physiological breathing disorders axis
Dr Philippe Joubert MD
Université Laval
Director of the Environment / Genetics / Cancer axis
Dre Carolyn Baglole PhD
McGill University
Co-Director of the Environment / Genetics / Cancer axis
Dre Caroline Duchaine PhD
Université Laval
Co-Director of the Environment / Genetics / Cancer axis
Dre Catherine Laprise PhD
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Co-Director of the Environment / Genetics / Cancer axis
Dr Roger C Lévesque PhD
Université Laval
Director of the Pulmonary Infections and Pathogens axis
Dr Emmanuelle Brochiero PhD
Université de Montréal
Co-Director of the Pulmonary Infections and Pathogens axis
Dr Dao Nguyen MD
McGill University
Co-Director of the Pulmonary Infections and Pathogens axis
Dr Frédéric Veyrier
Co-Director of the Pulmonary Infections and Pathogens axis
Dr Mathieu Morissette PhD
Université Laval
Director of the Obstructive diseases and remodeling axis
Dr Ilan Azuelos MD
McGill University
Co-Director of the Obstructive diseases and remodeling axis
Dre Andréanne Côté
Quebec Heart and Lung Institute in Quebec
Co-Director of the Obstructive diseases and remodeling axis
Dre Roxane Paulin
Université Laval
Co-Director of the Obstructive diseases and remodeling axis
 Dr Benjamin Smith MD
McGill University
Co-Director of the Obstructive diseases and remodeling axis

The role of the Scientific committee

  • When creating new projects (research axes, infrastructures, platforms and common research services), evaluate the scientific quality, the innovative aspect and the coherence with all the activities of the QRHN,
  • promote and be a representative of the QRHN in national and international conferences,
  • can be consulted for a specific scientific issue,
  • to be able to make any proposals regarding the orientation of research and promotion activities in the QRHN,
  • be able to propose a process and criteria for selecting emerging projects and feasibility studies, start-up projects,
  • approve the appointments of the Assistant director and members of the Executive committee proposed to it by the Director of the QRHN.