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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 Élyse Bissonnette
Director of the RHN
Dr Larry Lands
Assistant director
Dr André Dagenais
Administrative coordinator of the RHN
Dr Jean-Paul Praud
Axis director
Physiological breathing disorders, accompanied by one of the 3 co-directors of this axis
Dr Philippe Joubert
Axis director
Environment / Genetics / Cancer, accompanied by one of the 3 co-directors of this axis
Dr Jean-Pierre Lavoie
Axis director
Obstructive diseases and remodeling, accompanied by one of the 3 co-directors of this axis
Dr Roger C Levesque
Axis director
Pulmonary Infections and Pathogens, accompanied by one of the 3 co-directors of this axis
Dre Jamila Chakir
Head of the ethics group
Dr Louis-Philippe Boulet
Head of the Knowledge Transfer Program
Dr Éric Rousseau
Head of the Biomedical Telematics Laboratory
Dr Simon Rousseau
Head of the Biobank
Mme Ariane Lechasseur
Student

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 RHN,
  • promote and be a representative of the RHN 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 RHN,
  • 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 RHN.