Team

Board of Directors

Mario Brûlé

President - Co-founder

CURRENT OCCUPATION Retired professor of Nursing, Advanced Practice (UQAT) Preparation, monitoring and supervision of students for international internships (Senegal, Peru) Delegate for the Canadian Red Cross Emergency Response Team (ERU) TRAINING Nurse, B.Sc., M.Ed., 2nd cycle microprogram in Global Health – University of Sherbrooke (faculty of Medecine), Certificate in Clinical Tropical Medecine (University of Alabama…

Roxane Aubé

Secretary General

CURRENT OCCUPATION Teacher assistant in Health Sciences – UQAT TRAINING Nurse, B.Sc.Nursing, M.Sc., PhD Student in Clinical Sciences – UQAT, 2nd cycle microprogram in Global Health – University of Sherbrooke (faculty of Medecine), Diploma Asian Clinical Tropical Medicine (Thaïland)

Waël Issa

Treasurer

CURRENT OCCUPATION Nursing Teacher – Dawson College TRAINING Nurse B.Sc. nursing, 2nd cycle microprogram Clinical Approach to Global Health – UQAT, Bachelor of Law (LLB) – UQAM, B.Sc. Nursing – University of Ottawa

Karine Laflamme

In charge of promotion

CURRENT OCCUPATION Auxiliary Nurse – Centre de Santé du Lac Simon, Auxiliary Nurse – Agence de Soins Infirmiers Plus TRAINING Diploma of College Studies in Nursing Techniques – Abitibi-Témiscamingue College, 2 Multidisciplinary Certificates in Health Sciences – UQAT

Annie White-Gosselin

Assistant Head of Mission

CURRENT OCCUPATION Emergency Clinical Nurse – Santa Cabrini Hospital TRAINING Nurse, B.Sc.Nursing, Specialized Superior Studies Diploma in Global Health – UQAT, 2nd cycle microprogram in Global Health – UQAT, Bachelor of Nursing Sciences – University of Montreal, Internship experience in France, Peru and Senegal

Urszula Szychowska

Responsible of evaluation and return follow-up

CURRENT OCCUPATION Cardiology Clinical Nurse – CISSSO Hull Hopsital TRAINING Nurse, B.Sc.Nursing, 2nd cycle microprogram in Global Health – UQAT, Bachelor of Nursing Sciences – UQO, Internship experience in Guyana, Honduras, Peru and Senegal

Aline Gagnon

Board Administrator and Vice-President

CURRENT OCCUPATION Clinical Nurse (first assistant in surgery), Lecturer at UQTR and UQAT, Delegate for the Canadian Red Cross Emergency Response Team (ERU), Consultant in perioperative care TRAINING Nurse, B.Sc.Nursing, Specialized Superior Studies Diploma in Global Health – UQAT, Humanitarian experience in Jordania, Haiti, Nepal and Senegal

Marina Bureau

Board Administrator

CURRENT OCCUPATION Clinical Nurse TRAINING Nurse, B.Sc.Nursing, Specialized Superior Studies Diploma in Global Health – UQAT, Humanitarian experience in Senegal

Marie-Claude White-Gosselin

Responsible of social and ecoresponsible aspects

CURRENT OCCUPATION Social Work Technician in the SAPA-DPA program – CLSC Cotes-des-Neiges, Montreal TRAINING Diploma of College Studies in Social Work, Certificate in psychosocial intervention – UQAM, Certificate in educational intervention in family and community settings – UQAM, Certificate in gerontology – University of Montreal (ongoing), Humanitarian experience in Peru and medical support experience in Bulgaria

Coordinators

Manon Richard

Head Office Coordinator

CURRENT OCCUPATION Educational Advisor – Abitibi-Temiscamingue College, Trainer Bonapace method, Preparation, monitoring and supervision of students for international internships (Cameroon) TRAINING Bachelor’s Degree in Outdoor and Adventure Tourism – UQAC, Massage therapy training, Specialized Superior Studies Diploma in International Development and Humanitarian Action – Laval University (ongoing)

Olmer Betancourth

International Projects Coordinator

CURRENT OCCUPATION Data entry clerk – Essilor TRAINING College degree in specialized education (assistance in adaptation or rehabilitation), Internship in international cooperation (community organization), Humanitarian experience in Senegal and Peru.

Advisors

Dr. Gerald Dion

Medical Advisor and Attending on IISF missions since 2006

CURRENT OCCUPATION Transcultural General Practitioner – Miyupimaatisiin Community Centre, Mistissini, Qc TRAINING Doctorate in General Medicine – Laval University, Collége Des Médecins du Québec (specialty in family medicine), Second International GORGAS tropical medecine course – CMC, INDIA, Humanitarian experience in Senegal and Peru

Louis-Philippe Lafleur

Pharmaceutical Advisor

CURRENT OCCUPATION Replacement pharmacist in various regions of Quebec, accompanying pharmacist for the UQAT-Senegal 2016 internship mission. TRAINING Doctorate in pharmacology – Laval University, 2nd cycle microprogram in Global Health – UQAT, Internship experience in northern Québec, Humanitarian experience in Senegal and Peru.

Justine Dolbec

Pharmaceutical Advisor

CURRENT OCCUPATION Replacement pharmacist in various regions of Quebec TRAINING Doctorate in pharmacology – Laval University

Karine Chagnon

Travel Health Advisor

CURRENT OCCUPATION Clinical Nurse in travel Health – J D MacLean Tropical Diseases Centre TRAINING Certificate of Travel Health (CTH®) – International Society of Travel Medecine, 2nd cycle microprogramme, Clinical approach in global health – UQAT, 2nd cycle microprogram in international health – University of Sherbrooke, Training in tropical diseases – University of Montreal, Diploma…

Marc Robinson Côté

Risk Management Advisor

CURRENT OCCUPATION Volunteer for humanitarian organizations, First Aid Instructor at the Canadian Red Cross and Instructor at the Heart and Stroke Foundation TRAINING Specialized Superior Studies Diploma in global health – UQAT, Specialized Superior Studies Diploma in major risk management – UQAM, Ambulance Care Technician training-PARAMEDIC – Joliette, Numerous continuing education courses in risk management…

Me Toan Huy André Phan

Legal Affairs Advisor

CURRENT OCCUPATION Notary and Legal Counsel – Notaire Mobiles Inc. TRAINING Graduate diploma in notarial law – University of Sherbrooke, Master’s degree in international law, LL.M – University of Montreal, Bachelor’s degree in law – University of Sherbrooke