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Academic Affairs Committee

Mandate and members

The Academic Affairs Committee's mandate is to ensure that graduate students and postdoctoral fellows enrolled in the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre have optimal conditions for the success of their studies. The committee makes recommendations to the Research Directorate with regard to minimum student stipends, internship programs and scholarship competitions, the implementation of structuring events for recruitment, and student success. Committee members also act as resource persons for matters of ethics and integrity of research, conflicts of interest and harassment prevention.


Research Directorate

  • Carolina Alfieri, Associate Director – Academic Affairs and Chair of the Committee
  • Hugo Soudeyns, Associate Director – Scientific Affairs
  • Marianne Arteau, Academic Affairs Advisor
  • Mylène Vermette, Senior Human Resources Consultant

Members of the Brain and Child Development Axis 

  • Linda Booij, Ph.D.
  • Catherine Herba, Ph.D.

Members of the Immune Diseases and Cancer Axis

  • Gilles Hickson, Ph.D.
  • Thai Hoa Tran, M.D., FRCPC

Members of the Infectious Diseases and Acute Care Axis

  • Guillaume Emeriaud, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Catherine-Ann Farrell, M.D.

Members of the Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies Axis

  • Marie Hatem, Ph.D.
  • Serge McGraw, Ph.D.

Members of the Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health Axis

  • Olivier Drouin, M.D.
  • Alexey V. Pshezhetsky, Ph.D.

Members of the Musculoskeletal Health, Rehabilitation and Medical Technologies Axis

  • Laurent Ballaz, M.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Nicolas Dumont, Pht, Ph.D.

Student and professional members

  • Pegah Chehrazi, Student Association
  • Guillaume Huguet, Research Associate
  • Lisa-Marie-Legault, Ph.D. Student
  • Xavier Navarri, M.Sc. Student
  • Daniela Stanga, Postdoctoral Fellow


Mrs. Marianne Arteau
Academic Affairs Advisor
514 345-4931, ext. 3097

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