Senior Management Profiles

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Dr. Lucie Opatrny

A specialist in internal medicine who earned her MDCM as well as a Master’s degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McGill University, Dr. Lucie Opatrny also holds a Master's degree in Health Care Management and a Diploma in Advanced Negotiation from Harvard University. Appointed President and Executive Director of the McGill University Health Centre on December 14, 2022, she assumed her functions on January 30, 2023. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Opatrny served as Assistant Deputy Minister at the Québec Ministry of Health and Social Services, where she managed the Academic, Medical, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Affairs Directorate since 2018. Previously, she was Director of Professional Services at St Mary's Hospital Center and the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Laval. Her fields of interest are, in particular, access to health services and the quality of care. [Read more]

Martine Alfonso Martine Alfonso
Martine Alfonso is the Associate President and Executive Director, MUHC. She has previous experience as a health care practitioner and manager. In 2009, she joined the team at the MUHC and became Administrative Director, Neuroscience Mission, responsible for the administration of clinical activities at The Neuro, neuroscience activities at the Montreal General Hospital and related ambulatory services. Two years later she was named Interim Director of the Montreal Neurological Hospital. [Read more]
Claudine Lamarre Claudine Lamarre
Dr. Lamarre is the Director of Professional Services at the MUHC. A 1997 graduate of McGill University, Dr. Lamarre practiced at the CISSS de Montérégie-Ouest’s Anna-Laberge Hospital first as a family physician and then as a general surgeon for ten years. [Read more]
Guy Rouleau Guy Rouleau
Dr. Guy Rouleau is the Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), Chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of McGill University, Director of the Department of Neuroscience of McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and co-founder of the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute. He received his MD (Magna Cum Laude) in 1980 from the University of Ottawa and conducted his clinical training in Neurology at McGill University from 1980‐1985. [Read more]
Patricia Lefebvre Patricia Lefebvre
Patricia Lefebvre is Associate Director General Support, Administration, and Performance. A pharmacist by profession and an experienced healthcare executive, her professional recognition extends across the entire health and social services network. Patricia’s career is tightly linked to the history of the MUHC. In 2001, as Pharmacist-in-chief... [Read more]
Alain Biron Alain Biron
Alain Biron is the Director of Nursing.  He has worked in the field of nursing, performance and research for 25 years. His extensive experience in the health and social services sector led him to hold various nursing positions, notably at the Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, the Hôpital du Haut-Richelieu and the Parc-Extension CLSC. In 2009, he joined the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) as a senior performance evaluation consultant. [Read more]