Bryn Williams-Jones, PhD
Bryn is an Associate Professor and Director of the Bioethics Programme of the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, in the School of Public Health at the Université de Montréal. He is also director of the Ethics and Public Health branch of the Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (RRSPQ), Editor-in-chief of the journal BioéthiqueOnline, and a member of several research centres including the Centre de recherche en éthique de l’Université de Montréal (CRÉUM), the Institut de recherche en santé publique de l’Université de Montréal (IRSPUM), and the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST). For more details, see Bryn’s CV (also Academia.edu).
Charles Dupras, MSc
Charles has a Masters degree in Molecular Biology and is a PhD student in Bioethics under the supervision of Dr Vardit Ravitsky. His interests in research are primarily centred on philosophical, ethical and sociological matters raised by recent developments in the field of epigenetics. Charles is also interested in the public perception of science and medicine, and the sometimes adversarial relationship between experts, policy makers and citizens. He is a student member of the Comité d’éthique de la recherche en santé de l’Université de Montréal (CÉRES) and a member of the Centre de recherche en éthique de l’Université de Montréal (CRÉUM).
Maude Laliberté, PT, MSc
Maude is a PhD student in Bioethics at the University of Montreal (co-supervised by Dr Williams-Jones and Dr Feldman). A practicing physiotherapist and clinical assistant professor in the School of Rehabilitation at the University of Montreal, Ms Laliberté has taught professional ethics to physiotherapists for the past 3 years; she is also a member of the syndic team at the Order of Physiotherapy of Québec (OPPQ). Her doctoral research focuses on the distribution of and access to rehabilitation services in connection with third party payers.
Charles Marsan, BSc, BA, DMV
Charles has a Bachelors degree in Biology (Ecology) from the Université du Québec à Montréal (1983) and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Université de Montréal (1988). He practised in his own vet clinic for 15 years in Quebec, in large and small animal medicine and surgery. He did another Bachelors degree at Université de Montréal in Redaction, Jounalism and Multimedia. Charles is presently doing a Master degree in Bioethics under the supervision of Bryn Williams-Jones. His research interests are primarily centred on the issues raised by Conflict of Interest situations in companion animals veterinary practice. Charles is member on the board of AQEC (association québécoise d’éthique clinique), local student representative of the annual conference of the Canadian Bioethics Society (Montreal 2012), and article editor of the BioéthiqueOnline journal.
Ghislaine Mathieu, MA
Ghislaine is a PhD candidate in Bioethics with a background in political science, law, and technology transfer. Also working with Dr. Eric Racine at the IRCM Neuroethics Unit, Ghislaine’s research investigates ethical and health policy aspects of neurological implants, and the integration of ethics into health technology assessment for medical devices.
Marie-Josée Potvin, MSc
Marie-Josée is a PhD candidate in Bioethics and has a background in nursing science, and clinical and professional ethics. She is co-director of the Ethics and Public Health branch of the Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (RRSPQ). Her research builds on Paul Ricoeur’s “Petit ethique” and the psychology of moral development, notably ethical sensitivity, with the aim of contributing to the development of practical tools for clinical ethicists. (Academia.edu)
Elise Smith, MA
Elise Smith is a PhD student in Bioethics at the Université de Montréal. She recently completed her Master’s thesis (December 2011) on the perceptions of researchers concerning the valorisation of databases and material banks. The subject of her PhD is the fair allocation of responsibility and recognition in multi-authored interdisciplinary publications. Elise is particularly interested in research ethics, as well as publication ethics, including integrity and responsible conduct in research. She has worked as a research assistant on a variety of subjects including valorisation (sharing, multiple-use, and commercialisation of data and material), conflict of interest and medical tourism. Recently, she has joined the journal BioéthiqueOnline as an Executive editor which will allow her to further her work on practical issues in publication ethics (authorship, conflict of interest, dual-use). (Academia.edu)