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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is the highest authority of the TransMedTech Institute. It has authority over the Institute's strategic institutional development and is responsible for approving all strategic directions, objectives and policies. Its members are also responsible for approving budget aspects and evaluating the overall performance of Institute activities.

The Board of Governors is composed of 12 voting members, plus 6 non-voting external observers. 


Prof. François Bertrand (Chair of the Board of Governors)
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Academic & Research Officer
Polytechnique Montréal

Prof. Carl-Éric Aubin
Chief Executive and Scientific Officer
TransMedTech Institute

Prof. Christian Baron
Vice Dean of Research and Development
Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal

Dr. Gerald Batist
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, McGill University
Director, Segal Cancer Center, Jewish General Hospital

Mrs. Maud Cohen
President and Chief Executive Officer
CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert
Vice-Rector, Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation
Université de Montréal

Mr. Bram Freedman
President and CEO
Jewish General Hospital Foundation


Prof. Aimé-Robert Leblanc
Professor Emeritus, Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Director R & D, Research Center, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal


Prof. Frédéric Leblond (researchers' representative)
Associate professor
Polytechnique Montréal


Dr. Jacques L. Michaud
Research Center of the Sainte-Justine University Hospital

Dr. Vincent Poitout


M. Stuart Kozlick
Managing director, Miraki Innovation
Sr. Vice President, miR Scientific
Professor of practice, Dept of Sugery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University



Mr. Marco Blouin
Director, Direction générale de la Science et de l'Innovation
Ministry of Economy and Innovation of Québec

Mr. Augustin Brais
Director, Partnerships and Research Infrastructures
Polytechnique Montréal

Mrs Neila Kaou
Advisor, Development and R&D partnerships
Polytechnique Montréal

Mr. Denis Leclerc
Deputy Director, Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat
Canada 150 Research Chairs Program

Mr. Jai Aggarwal
Senior Program Officer - Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Mrs Denise Pérusse
Director of Societal Challenges and Intersectoral Networkings
Fonds de recherche du Québec