Created in 1979, the Professional Council of Diabetes Québec is comprised of researchers and health professionals working in the field of diabetes. The role of the CPDQ is to bring the expertise of its members to Diabetes Québec and its diabetes school: Universi-D.

The members of the 2020-2023 council are:

Dr. Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, MD, PhD | President of the CPDQ
Full Research Professor – Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM)
Full Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine – Université de Montréal
Vice President, Clinic and Clinical Research – IRCM
Director, Metabolic Diseases Research Unit – IRCM
Director, Diabetes, Metabolism and Obesity Clinic – IRCM
Director, Research Platform on Obesity, Metabolism and Diabetes – IRCM
Holder of the J.A. DeSève and Lamarre Gosselin Research Chairs – IRCM
Associate researcher – CHUM Research Centre
Physician, Endocrinology Division, Department of Medicine – CHUM
Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine – McGill University

Dr. Sylvie Lesage, PhD | President of Diabetes Québec Scholarship Committee
Scientific director of the Research Centre – Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Head of the Cellular Immunogenetics Research Unit – Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Full Professor, Department of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology – Université de Montréal

Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau, DtP, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Human Nutrition – McGill University

Dr. André C. Carpentier, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Imaging of Diabetes – Université de Sherbrooke
Department of Medicine – CHUS Research Center

Dr. Alexandre Chadi, Pharm D, CDE
Community Pharmacist – Parc-Extension, Montréal
Laboratory Manager and MSc candidate, Faculty of Pharmacy – Université de Montréal
Associate clinician, Faculty of Pharmacy – Université de Montréal
Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmacy – Université Laval

Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Full Professor of Medicine – McGill University
Physician – McGill University Health Center (MUHC)
Director and Senior Scientist, Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) – MUHC

Jonathan Fontaine, DtP
Senior Manager – Universi-D

Dr. Claudia Gagnon, MD, FRCPC
Endocrinologist – CHU de Québec
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine – Université Laval
Researcher – CHU de Québec Research Centre
Researcher – Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (IUCPQ)

Catherine Goulet-Delorme, RN, CDE
Registered Nurse
Certified Diabetes Educator

Dr. Mélanie Henderson, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Deputy Head, Research Axis, Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health – CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center
Pediatric endocrinologist, CHU Sainte-Justine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine – Université de Montréal
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Health – Université de Montréal
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health – McGill University
Co-director of the Centre CIRCUIT – CHU Sainte-Justine

Dr. Marc Prentki, PhD
Full Professor, Department of Nutrition – Université de Montréal
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry – Université de Montréal
Director – Montreal Diabetes Research Center
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine – McGill University

Dr. Nadine Taleb, MD, MSc
Endocrinologist, PhD Student in biomedical sciences – Université de Montréal
Metabolic Diseases Unit – Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM)
Clinical Research Monitor, Department of Endocrinology – CHUM

Health professionals, become a member of the CPDQ.

Source: Diabetes Québec – January 2021