Experience, professionalism and human warmth

 

Discover our team of passionate clinical research experts, united by their commitment to scientific excellence and their dedication to improving the health and future of patients.

Clinic of
Lebourgneuf

Telephone  (418) 704-1112
Fax  (418) 704-1092
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Clinic of
LĂ©vis

Telephone  (418) 847-1112
Fax  (418) 847-9134
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Clinic of
Val-BĂ©lair

Telephone  (418) 847-1112
Fax  (418) 847-9134
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Our owners

Triply Inspiring

 

Jessica Petit has owned Alpha Recherche Clinique since 2016 and is primarily in charge of the Val-Bélair clinic. Amélie Boulay and Laurence Petit decided to join Jessica as co-shareholders. Amélie manages the Lebourgneuf clinic and Laurence manages the Lévis clinic. The experience of this trio will enable the company to achieve remarkable expansion and continuity.

Jessica M. Petit Nurse, president and co-owner
Laurence Kim Petit Nurse, vice-president and co-owner
Amélie Boulay Nurse, vice-president and co-owner

Our team members

 

We are proud to introduce you to our team of clinical research experts with solid experience and a deep passion for medical innovation, ready to offer their expertise to improve the health and well-being of all.

Select a clinic to view its members.

 

Val-BĂ©lair clinic

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Jessica M. Petit

Nurse, president and co-owner
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Jessica M. Petit

Nurse, president and co-owner

Jessica Petit has owned Alpha Recherche Clinique since 2016 and is primarily in charge of the Val-Bélair clinic. Amélie Boulay and Laurence Petit have decided to join Jessica as co-shareholders. Amélie manages the Lebourgneuf clinic and Laurence manages the Lévis clinic. The experience of this trio will enable the company to achieve remarkable expansion and continuity.

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Laurence Kim Petit

Nurse, vice-president and co-owner
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Laurence Kim Petit

Nurse, vice-president and co-owner

Today, the Alpha Recherche Clinique team wishes to highlight the important work of one of the company’s managers, Laurence Kim Petit. Laurence is the team’s adventurer! She loves a challenge, and stands out for her calm, collected approach and, above all, her resourcefulness. She’s perfectly capable of handling urgent situations. Laurence has been a nurse for 14 years and has a wealth of experience in many areas of expertise. She worked extensively with pediatric patients at the Chu de St-Justine and then decided to take on other challenges in remote areas.

She has always been interested in practicing in Quebec’s far north, to perfect her knowledge and ability to intervene independently. Her years of experience working with different clienteles and cultures have given her a strong sense of responsibility and facilitated her ability to make informed decisions. Laurence is also an excellent nurse on a practical level, not only because she loves care techniques, but also because of her agility in communicating with people. Her ability to listen, her sensitivity, her ability to bring people together and her empathy make her an excellent nurse.

Laurence is a great role model for her team!

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Sophie Morin

Nurse
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Sophie Morin

Nurse

Sophie has been a nurse by profession for 12 years and a research nurse for 7 years. She began her career as a bedside nurse in a hospital setting, and hadn’t planned to work in research.As luck would have it!She found her calling and the work environment that allows her to flourish as a nurse!She loves doing clinical research and has all the necessary assets to work in the field.

Above all, Sophie stands out for her organizational skills and professionalism! She’s very meticulous in everything she does, and interested in expanding her knowledge. The diversity of the research world has always stimulated her curiosity. Sophie is also versatile and stands out for her exemplary preparation. She likes to know what she has to do and always makes sure she understands the objectives of her interventions. She is also highly professional, gentle and discreet in her approach to patients. They really appreciate her presence and listening skills.

Sophie is also a great help to her colleagues. She’s always there to support others, and does so with the utmost respect.

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Marie-Josée Bilodeau

Practical nurse
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Marie-Josée Bilodeau

Practical nurse

Our Marie-Jo!

We’d like to introduce you to Marie-JosĂ©e, who likes to be called Marie-Jo!
At the center of the Val-BĂ©lair clinic in her treatment room kingdom, she stands out for her warm welcome.With her constant good humor, she’s a joy to be around, and lets patients and colleagues know how happy she is to be working with them.She knows how to crack jokes that create a great atmosphere in the clinic. Mature, responsible and helpful, her colleagues know they can count on her. As a good communicator, she’s always ready to listen to patients, which makes her a much-appreciated nurse. An auxiliary nurse since 1985, she has extensive clinical and research experience. A lover of the beach in her spare time, she knows how to recharge her batteries, which makes her a balanced nurse and woman (work-family-pleasure).

Marie-Jo is approachable, jovial and welcoming, and is much appreciated by Val-BĂ©lair patients and colleagues alike.

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Audrey Leclerc

Practical nurse
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Audrey Leclerc

Practical nurse

Audrey is the youngest nurse at the Val-BĂ©lair clinic.

She has been a nursing assistant since 2014. Her career has focused on caring for the elderly. Having dabbled a little in research at the start of her career, she has decided to take the plunge into Clinical Research in August 2021.She is a proactive nurse who takes the initiative.Patients and staff alike adore her for her dedication. As a young mother, she always gives 100% to her patients’ care. She’s also always ready to lend a helping hand to her colleagues. She’s very handy and knows how to fix everything. Very serious and assiduous in her work, she has learned all the rudiments of research quickly and has been able to adapt in the midst of a pandemic.

Pleasant to be around, gentle, conscientious, positive, helpful and full of good ideas, she makes an exceptional colleague.

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Ann Legal

Practical nurse
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Dr Claude Patry

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Claude Patry

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Patry is one of the pioneers of Alpha Recherche Clinique, having been involved as an investigator right from the start. He believed in research and didn’t hesitate to take part in the Alpha project, which has now been running for 14 years. After all these years, everyone considers him to be a doctor who listens to his patients. His patience, understanding and human touch make him a well-liked and approachable man.

Dr. Patry has been practicing family medicine for over 30 years.He sits on a number of boards, particularly to support people with dementia and their families.He advocates multidisciplinary work with them. He regularly takes part in training courses and gives lectures himself, to help healthcare professionals be better equipped to deal with this clientele.

He is a dedicated man, whether to his family by being there for them to support them in their activities and/or projects, or as a doctor. He finds time for physical activity and travel. He even allows himself a second job that reconciles work and leisure.

Why not be a ski instructor in his spare time?

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Dr JĂ©rome Nadeau

Family physician and researcher
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Dr JĂ©rome Nadeau

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Nadeau is a great man in every sense of the word! He has now been part of our team for 3 years as a research investigator (principal investigator of several studies). He is a calm doctor who listens to his patients’ needs, which they greatly appreciate.

Dr. Nadeau began his studies with a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy, which he also practiced, before becoming an accomplished family physician in 2017.
This father of 2 beautiful children manages to juggle all his obligations, be they family or professional, as well as many others.

Thank you for being part of our beautiful family!

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Dr Camille Walsh

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Camille Walsh

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Walsh has been a research investigator at Alpha Recherche Clinique for over 2 years! She is the 2nd female investigator to join the Val-BĂ©lair team. She can lead clinical studies as a principal investigator, as her experience and diligence allow her to do so. She is a gentle and patient doctor who takes the time to listen, which is appreciated by her team and her patients.

Dr. Walsh has been practicing medicine since 2019 as a family physician at the Val-BĂ©lair Medical Clinic. She has a passion for nature hiking and loves to travel all over the world.

Thank you for your involvement, Dr. Walsh!

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Dr Xavier Mignault

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Xavier Mignault

Family physician and researcher

Dr Mignault has been a research investigator for over a year now. He can also be a principal investigator, with his sense of initiative and duty. Everyone knows and loves this doctor, with his confident smile and dynamic personality. Patients appreciate his dedication.

Dr. Mignault has been practicing medicine as a family doctor since 2019.
A sportsman at heart, he enjoys a multitude of outdoor activities as a couple. He goes wherever life takes him, and enjoys every moment spent in nature.

Thank you, Dr. Mignault!

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Dr Juliette Masse-Savard

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Juliette Masse-Savard

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Juliette Masse-Savard has been practicing family medicine since 2018.

She has been a member of the Alpha Recherche Clinique team for almost 2 years now, and continues to evolve in this field, which is now part of her practice. Her determination and desire to learn make her a valued ally of the entire team. Her patients adore her for her gentleness, kindness and professionalism.

She loves to spend quality time with friends, travel and enjoy good food.

Thank you for your involvement and for enabling your patients to benefit from research.

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Dr BĂ©atrice Picard

Family physician and researcher
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Dr BĂ©atrice Picard

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Béatrice Picard hails from Lac-St-Jean, where she studied, then came to Québec City for her medical training. She is a young doctor who knows how to apply her learning and experience for the benefit of her patients and her work team.

What’s more, we’ve had the opportunity to have Dr. Picard as an investigator with us at Alpha Clinical Research for over a year now. She’s a dedicated, dynamic woman with no shortage of energy. She loves to get involved with new protocols and enjoys giving her patients the opportunity to benefit from cutting-edge treatment.

Dr. Picard enjoys nature walks to recharge her batteries. She also loves cooking for her family and trying out new recipes. She also enjoys spending special time with her loved ones, something she’ll be able to do regularly in the coming year, as she’ll have plenty of time with her loved ones, her partner and her new little baby!

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Dr Louis Verret

Neurologist
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Caroline Girard

Neuropsychologist
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Carol Hudon

Neuropsychologist
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Isabelle Tremblay

Neuropsychologist
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MĂ©lissa Dion

Neuropsychology assessor
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Sandra Tremblay

Research assistant
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Sandra Tremblay

Research assistant

The Alpha Recherche Clinique team would like to introduce you to Sandra Tremblay, Research Assistant.
Sandra has been part of the team since 2016 and manages the administrative side of clinical studies. She is organized, attentive and, above all, very generous. She listens to others and is very helpful. She really enjoys administrative tasks, but is also interested in the advancement of health knowledge. She’s curious by nature and positive. Sandra is also very engaging, and her colleagues love her for her kindness and ability to listen. In her work, she is very patient and empathetic!

Thank you for being the beautiful Sandra, and keep on being yourself! Your ability to bring people together makes your colleagues feel part of the right team.

You’re a good, positive leader!

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Heidi Schafer

Research assistant
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Heidi Schafer

Research assistant

Heidi is a research assistant and Lebourgneuf’s Fashionista! Her colorful personality brings a great deal of energy to the team. She’s always smiling, loyal and, above all, determined. Heidi is positive and loves new challenges. She’s open to learning new things, hard-working and highly organized. Heidi is a manager at heart. She’s a great communicator and wants to make things happen. Her energy is contagious and her positivity shows that she loves the liveliness of her work.

Thank you for being yourself Heidi! You’re a gem!

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MarylĂšne Bouchard

Research assistant
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Dr Maggie LĂ©vesque

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Maggie LĂ©vesque

Family physician and researcher

Dr. LĂ©vesque is originally from eastern Quebec, and completed her medical studies in the Capitale Nationale region. She has now been a family physician for over 5 years.

Dr. LĂ©vesque has been working with us at the Val-BĂ©lair clinic for over 1 year now. She is passionate about research and dedicated to her patients. She loves to learn and understand each of the protocols she’s involved in, and to pass on the benefits to her patients. It’s a pleasure to work with her every day, and to enjoy her contagious smile in the team and with her patients.

In her spare time, Dr. LĂ©vesque enjoys outdoor physical activity, such as cycling, jogging and hiking.

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Dr Denis Beaulieu

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Denis Beaulieu

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Beaulieu is one of three physicians who pioneered research at ALPHA Recherche Clinique in Val-BĂ©lair. An experienced investigator, he has been an Investigator since 1992 and joined the ALPHA team in May 2012. He is a family physician who listens to his patients and takes time with each of them. His patients love him for his attentiveness, his ability to listen, his calmness, his quest for the right treatment, his availability and his involvement. He has a keen interest and expertise in mental health, and is a mentor to his medical colleagues in this specialty.

Believing in the power of clinical research to advance medical knowledge and develop new ways of treating the population, he is always available to follow up participants in clinical trials.

ALPHA Recherche Clinique is proud to have a pillar like Dr. Beaulieu on its team.

Thank you Doctor for your loyalty!

Lebourgneuf clinic

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Amélie Boulay

Nurse, vice-president and co-owner
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Amélie Boulay

Nurse, vice-president and co-owner

AmĂ©lie Boulay has been an outstanding nurse for the past 18 years. A graduate of the UniversitĂ© de Moncton, Edmundston Campus, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in 2004 and her Master’s degree in Nursing in 2015. She followed in the footsteps of her mother, who is also a dedicated nurse, because she always knew she wanted to care for people and make a difference to them! AmĂ©lie is versatile and passionate, succeeding in everything she touches. In the early days of her practice, she worked in a number of departments, only to realize that she loved passing on her knowledge to others. Baccalaureate nursing students have had the chance to learn from AmĂ©lie for 11 years.

Always curious, always wanting to move things forward, she is now Coordinator, Site Manager with us. Those lucky enough to work with her find AmĂ©lie to have an ultra-professional approach. An excellent teacher with a gift for communication, a team player, she knows how to help her colleagues every day. Very involved with her patients and her community, she’ll charm you not only with her little Brayon accent, but also with her very human side.

Colorful and insatiably energetic, she enjoys a variety of sports whenever the opportunity arises!

Amélie is definitely the little accent in the life of the Team and the people around her.

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Laurie Gagnon

Nurse
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Laurie Gagnon

Nurse

Laurie has been a nurse for 8 years and has always worked in research. While finishing her nursing training, she saw a job offer as a women’s health research nurse. She was curious to find out more and move into the unknown to satisfy her desire for a challenge at the start of her career. She was absolutely right to follow her instincts, as she has all the qualities needed to become a good research nurse. Laurie is very maternal, sensitive and hyper-protective of the people she loves. She is gentle, empathetic, smiling and, above all, very attentive to her patients. In her work, she’s the nurse everyone looks to for her attention to detail.

Organized and a perfectionist, Laurie is always ready to see her patients safely. She’s also positive and open to learning. She has a keen interest in learning new skills in different areas of expertise.

She has a thirst for learning and knows that her future lies in clinical research. Her colleagues appreciate her contagious good humor!

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Jennifer Lirette

Nurse
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Jennifer Lirette

Nurse

Our youngest nurse, our baby, but one with remarkable know-how! She’s versatile in everything she does. Her calm and patience mean she can handle anything with ease. She’s highly adaptable and a multitasker. She reacts very well to the unexpected and knows how to get by without difficulty.

Jennifer is very physically present in her work, but she also knows how to be more discreet and sensitive to others. She wants the best for the people around her, and likes communication to be efficient and productive. She is a generous nurse with her patients. She’s always attentive and a good listener when she’s working with them. Patients love her for her warm, empathetic approach. She’s been in the healthcare field for 5 years, and she’s already a great nurse!

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Krystel Saucier

Practical nurse
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Krystel Saucier

Practical nurse

Krystel has been a nursing assistant for almost 10 years. Krystel is remarkably mature and has an uncommon sense of initiative! She is hard-working and always ready to help others. She’s interested, involved and eager to learn new things. She is constantly striving to improve her skills. She has a great sense of entrepreneurship and is able to focus on priorities.

On the other hand, Krystel is able to let go of her serious side and bring out her sense of humor. She’s definitely the funniest member of the team. She knows how to make her colleagues laugh, and her good humor is contagious. Every morning, her enthusiasm spreads to the people around her. She’s a lot of fun to be around, and we’re lucky to have her on the team.

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Audrey Grenier

Research Coordinator
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Audrey Grenier

Research Coordinator

Audrey Grenier has been a coordinator at Alpha Recherche Clinique for a few months now, and has already made her mark on the team. She is undoubtedly the most passionate member of the team, and stands out for her resourcefulness! Audrey has completed a master’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences and has been practicing research since 2013. She has a thirst for learning new things and is definitely interested in everything. She stands out for her sense of initiative and really enjoys taking on new projects. She’s confident and determined!

She likes to do things well and is not afraid to adapt to new ways of doing things. She’s positive about change and wants to move research projects forward. Audrey is always available and ready to help others!

She’s a great addition to the team!

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Sarah-Ève Lemieux

Nurse
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Sarah-Ève Lemieux

Nurse

Sarah-Ève, new recruit 2022 to the Alpha Recherche Clinique team! Sarah-Ève has been a baccalaureate nurse since 2015, but has already been practicing nursing for 9 years. Her main area of practice is cardiology. Her expertise will be an asset to our research team. Sarah-Ève is calm, attentive, smiling and gentle! She’s ready to take on the challenges of clinical research, and handles novelty and adaptation with remarkable calm. She has a good sense of initiative and is keen to learn new nursing basics. Her open-mindedness, positivity and ability to listen will make her an excellent research nurse.

Thank you for choosing our beautiful Sarah-Ève!

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MĂ©lanie Gauvin

Nurse
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MĂ©lanie Gauvin

Nurse

The Alpha Recherche Clinique team is proud to introduce MĂ©lanie Gauvin, Nurse Clinician. MĂ©lanie joined the team a few months ago, and quickly made her mark. A nurse for twenty years now, MĂ©lanie has acquired a wealth of knowledge over the course of her career. She has worked in many fields of expertise, which helps her a great deal in her role as research coordinator. She excels in clinical research, being meticulous, hard-working, a good listener and, above all, highly intelligent. Her good clinical judgment is spontaneous, and patients love MĂ©lanie right from the start.

MĂ©lanie is dynamic, athletic and smiling! Thank you, MĂ©lanie, for being part of our great team!

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Dre Chantal Guimont

Family physician and researcher
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Dre Chantal Guimont

Family physician and researcher

Today we’d like to introduce you to one of our principal investigators at the Lebourgneuf center. Dr. Chantal Guimont! Dr. Guimont has many years’ experience in clinical research, and is always open to learning new discoveries to better meet the needs of her patients. The Alpha Recherche Clinique team considers Dr. Guimont to be an outstanding mentor. Her experience, knowledge and skills enable her to guide and advise those around her.

Dr. Guimont is a family physician who also works in the emergency room, and the founder of RĂ©seau Ma Clinique. In recent years, she founded RĂ©seau MAclinique with a number of physician colleagues, and is the network’s President and CEO. Her confidence, knowledge and thoroughness make her an excellent physician researcher! The Alpha Recherche Clinique team is proud to have a physician like Dr. Guimont on board.

Patients appreciate Dr. Guimont for her ability to listen, her honesty and her ability to make information accessible to all. She’s an educator, an entrepreneur and, above all, an incomparable doctor!

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Dr Raphael Poulin Robitaille

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Raphael Poulin Robitaille

Family physician and researcher

Today we’d like to introduce you to one of our principal investigators, Dr RaphaĂ«l Poulin Robitaille. Dr. Robitaille has been a researcher with the Alpha Recherche Clinique team for 3 years now. He is a passionate physician !!!! Patients love Dr. Robitaille because he’s patient, caring and very empathetic. He also stands out for his simplicity. Patients are not shy about approaching him with their needs, fears and questions. His easy-to-understand metaphors make patients feel at ease right from the start.

Dr. Robitaillle is very committed to his clinical practice and to increasing clinical knowledge in the research community. He is positive and believes that it is always possible to improve and find a solution to meet the growing health needs of the population. Dr. Robitaille is also one of the founders of the MaClinique Network.

He’s entrepreneurial, self-taught and, above all, very generous to those around him.

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Dr Jean-Philippe Bernard

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Jean-Philippe Bernard

Family physician and researcher

The ALPHA Recherche Clinique team would like to introduce you to Dr. Jean-Philippe Bernard. Dr. Bernard is a young entrepreneurial physician. He is associated with RĂ©seau MAclinique and is Director of FMG Services. Dr. Bernard loves a challenge, which is why he didn’t hesitate to get involved in research when the company opened a new center. He loves new projects, is forward-thinking and, above all, very positive about change.

With patients, he stands out for his kindness and benevolence. He’s very attentive to their needs and humble in the way he deals with them. He’s a real gentleman!

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Dr Anne-Marie Beaulieu

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Anne-Marie Beaulieu

Family physician and researcher

Today, we’d like to introduce you to another of our principal investigators at Lebourgneuf: Dr. Anne-Marie Beaulieu!

In addition to being a physician-researcher, Dr. Beaulieu holds several roles within the MaClinique Network: she is co-director of the FMG, in charge of the emergency department and managed the COVID evaluation clinic (CDE) during the pandemic. She’s very versatile, hard-working and committed. She has excellent adaptability and can handle many things at once. Her expertise, knowledge and efficiency make her an inspiring doctor. She is rigorous and a perfectionist in everything she does. She’s also a great teacher. She doesn’t hesitate to explain her view of the situation after a thorough evaluation. She easily explains why things are the way they are. Her confidence, knowledge and clinical judgment are highly valued and influential within the Alpha Recherche Clinique team.

The team feels confident with this great doctor!

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Dr Maya Naccache

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Maya Naccache

Family physician and researcher

Today, the Alpha Recherche Clinique team would like to introduce you to one of the team’s principal investigators: Dr. Maya Naccache.

Dr. Naccache is a family physician who also works in the emergency room. She is very versatile, discreet, attentive and available. Dr. Naccache has several years’ experience in hospital settings and has been practicing with the MAclinique network since 2019. She works mainly in the minor emergency department, but also offers her services for complete follow-up for all musculoskeletal problems. She also acts as a health professional specialized in the screening and treatment of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI). She is a highly professional and dynamic consultant. As a researcher, she is very interested in and open to new studies. She’s a good team player and makes sure everyone around her is correct.

She’s an excellent, involved and informed researcher! Patients love her for her accessibility, simplicity and approachability.

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Dr Steeve Kwant tat

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Steeve Kwant tat

Family physician and researcher

Dr. Kwan Tat has been a researcher with the Alpha Recherche Clinique team for 5 years. He started at the Val BĂ©lair center and now does follow-ups at the Lebourgneuf clinic. Dr. Kwan Tat is a highly versatile and committed physician. He has been practicing family medicine and emergency medicine for 14 years. Dr. Kwan Tat is an avid traveller and offers his services in different regions of Quebec. He has extensive experience in the emergency room and spends a great deal of time working with geriatric patients. He is also passionate about research and is always interested in learning more about new treatments.

Kind, polite and respectful, Dr. Kwan Tat is undoubtedly a valuable researcher for the Alpha team! His curiosity and drive make him a unique doctor.

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Dr Maya Verdant Franco

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Maya Verdant Franco

Family physician and researcher

Alpha Recherche Clinique would like to introduce one of the team’s youngest researchers, Dr. Verdant-Franco! Dr. Verdant-Franco has been a family physician since 2017 and works within the MAclinique network. She is very organized and dedicated to her patients. She has a very heavy workload of patients, practices in the emergency room and is interested in research. Dr. Verdant-Franco is meticulous and very conscientious in her work. She’s a perfectionist who wants to do things right. Patients appreciate her gentleness, discretion and attention to detail.

She is often called upon to manage complex healthcare situations, and can intervene with the utmost professionalism. Her rigorous analysis makes her an excellent researcher.

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Dr Jonathan Cloutier

Urologist and researcher
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Dr Jonathan Cloutier

Urologist and researcher

Dr. Cloutier is a urologist by profession, a passionate researcher and a teacher of up-and-coming urologists. He stands out for his generous presence. He takes the time to listen and understand the interests of each patient, and he stands out for his human touch. He always takes the time to assess the situation before intervening. His patients love him for his human and empathetic approach. He’s very attentive to their needs. On the other hand, Dr. Cloutier always shows altruism and solidarity with his team members. He greatly appreciates everyone’s work and collaboration. His caring personality makes him easy to work with. With a keen interest in advancing knowledge to better treat his patients’ needs, he always strives for the best possible alliance to achieve common goals. Dr. Cloutier is truly a unique physician in his own right.

Even though he’s very busy, he’s committed to many projects for the good of his profession. He is also an avid sportsman. His enjoyment of sport makes him productive and well-rested to better evaluate and achieve all his great projects.

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Dr Marie-Ève Pinet

Dermatologist and researcher
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Dr Marie-Ève Pinet

Dermatologist and researcher

Dr. Pinet is a dermatologist and new researcher with the Alpha Recherche Clinique team. It’s not surprising to learn why she chose the medical profession. She has a big heart and is very sensitive to others. She wants to help people in need, and her generosity is remarkable. Dr. Pinet is involved in a number of humanitarian causes . She is cultured, caring and passionate about many different things. Dr. Pinet is a committed researcher and always knew she wanted to do research after graduating from dermatology. She wants to find new treatments to better support her patients.

Being a dermatologist requires listening to patients, as well as psychological and teaching skills. Skin conditions often have a negative impact on patients’ quality of life, which is why the profession can be a difficult one and must be practiced by someone who is good at listening, dialogue and discretion.

Dr. Pinet definitely has all these qualities, and is without doubt a caring and meticulous dermatologist!

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Dr Steve Mathieu

Dermatologist and researcher
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Dr Steve Mathieu

Dermatologist and researcher

Dr. Steve Mathieu is one of our dermatologists. Dr Mathieu studied medicine at the Université de Sherbrooke, then Dermatology at Laval University. He then completed his training at the Saint-Louis Hospital in France, as well as in Brussels in Belgium with a specialty in cutaneous lymphoma. Dr. Mathieu chose the profession of doctor when he was an accountant for 2 years while he was volunteering in a Montreal hospital, this was the spark to make him evolve from accountant to doctor.

Dr. Mathieu has long been Head of the Department of the CHU, he also travels regularly to Baie Comeau to serve patients in this region. His patients appreciate him enormously for his ease of approach, his listening, his sense of assessing the overall situation, the feeling for patients to be unique. We are very lucky to have him on our team, always available to answer our questions, to teach us more in the field of dermatology. Curious and interested in new ways of treating his patients, this makes him a remarkable Investigator. Always in a good mood and attentive to others, this makes him a colleague we could not do without.

It is also a great example that it is never too late to follow your path
 and excel in it.

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Dr Nancy Labrecque

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Nancy Labrecque

Family physician and researcher

Alpha Recherche Clinique is proud to work closely with Dr Nancy Labrecque, a leading emergency physician! Dr. Labrecque is a new researcher on the team and stands out for her initiative and dynamism. She quickly took her place as one of the best doctors in recruitment. She believes in advancing knowledge. She is an avant-garde physician by nature and interested in new studies to better meet the needs of her patients. Dr. Labrecque is undoubtedly an example in medicine. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and her colleagues appreciate her expertise.

Dr. Labrecque is a caring, proactive physician with remarkable assurance. The research team loves working with Dr. Labrecque as she is a diplomat, a good educator and her natural approach makes it very rewarding and easy to learn by her side.

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Dr Justin Gosselin

Endocrinologist and researcher
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Dr Justin Gosselin

Endocrinologist and researcher

An endocrinologist by training, he joined the team of specialists at Alpha Recherche Clinique in 2021. He is also involved in the training of future generations as an evaluator during Laval University’s medical admissions. With the well-being of his patients at heart, Dr Gosselin is conscientious and wishes to offer his patients the best possible care.

Therefore, he is open and interested in clinical studies. He is a very humble and modest researcher, endowed with unparalleled expertise and exemplary professionalism. Always available to his patients and peers, he is a valuable asset to our team. With his seasoned eye, he has everything to make a brilliant career in clinical research.

We are pleased to witness his rise as a clinical researcher.

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Dr Caroline Boulanger

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Maude Lebel

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Katayoun Babakifard

Family physician and researcher
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Dr Katayoun Babakifard

Family physician and researcher

Dr Babakifard, a favorite from the first meeting! A discovery for the team of Alpha Recherche Clinique. She has a remarkable charisma and presence.

Dr Babakifard has a lot of experience in clinical research. In fact, she leads several Phase 1 studies. She joined the Alpha team as a sub-investigator for Phase 2 and 3 studies. She is very interested in women’s health studies but also wants to be involved in diverse studies. She has been a doctor for 20 years, practices family medicine, has a lot of experience in the emergency room and has also taught her knowledge to residents of family medicine.

Dr Babakifard is very versatile and open to the advancement of knowledge and new care practices. She is a positive and dedicated doctor!

Thank you for agreeing to come and work with us; we found another gem to our team!

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Véronique Lavallée

Practical nurse, Plastie Québec partner, injector
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Carol Hudon

Neuropsychologist
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Isabelle Tremblay

Neuropsychologist
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MĂ©lissa Dion

Neuropsychology assessor
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Caroline Girard

Neuropsychologist
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Sandra Tremblay

Research assistant
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Sandra Tremblay

Research assistant

The Alpha Recherche Clinique team would like to introduce you to Sandra Tremblay, Research Assistant.

Sandra has been part of the team since 2016 and manages the administrative side of clinical studies. She is organized, attentive and, above all, very generous. She listens to others and is very helpful. She really enjoys administrative tasks, but is also interested in the advancement of health knowledge. She’s curious by nature and positive. Sandra is also very engaging, and her colleagues love her for her kindness and ability to listen. In her work, she is very patient and empathetic!

Thank you for being the beautiful Sandra, and keep on being yourself! Your ability to bring people together makes your colleagues feel part of the right team.

You’re a good, positive leader!

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Heidi Schafer

Research assistant
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Heidi Schafer

Research assistant

Heidi is a research assistant and Lebourgneuf’s Fashionista! Her colorful personality brings a great deal of energy to the team. She’s always smiling, loyal and, above all, determined. Heidi is positive and loves new challenges. She’s open to learning new things, hard-working and highly organized. Heidi is a manager at heart. She’s a great communicator and wants to make things happen. Her energy is contagious and her positivity shows that she loves the liveliness of her work.

Thank you for being yourself Heidi! You’re a gem!

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MarylĂšne Bouchard

Research assistant
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Dr CĂ©line Roberge

Plastic surgeon and researcher
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Dr Bernard Cantin

Cardiologist and researcher
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Dr Bernard Cantin

Cardiologist and researcher

We are lucky to have among our specialists Dr Bernard Cantin, cardiologist.

He practices mainly at the IUCPQ and also consults at the cardiology clinic at MAclinique Lebourgneuf. He is highly specialized in heart transplantation and heart failure. Dr Cantin is dedicated to medicine and the advancement of cardiology research. He is the author of nearly a hundred articles, abstracts and scientific conferences.

He is concise, competent and dedicated to the profession. He listens to his patients and is deeply involved in the medical community by serving on several committees and advisory boards. He is currently the President of the Association des Cardiologues du Québec and also participates in the Thoracic Organ Transplant Committee at Transplant Québec. He is an important asset to our team and what a pleasure it is to be with him and to learn from this renowned doctor. Thank you for your trust and dedication.

Our founders

A visionary duo

 

In 2008, MarylĂšne VĂ©zina and Sylvie Martin, both nurses by profession, decided to combine their passion and ideas to build expertise in clinical research in Quebec. They decided to open a research center in Loretteville, Quebec, to offer the population the possibility of receiving high-quality medical follow-up through research protocols conscientiously selected by the team of nurses and research physicians.

MarylĂšne VĂ©zina Founder
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MarylĂšne VĂ©zina

Founder

MarylÚne has been a nurse by profession for 30 years and has been practicing clinical research for over 25 years. She is passionate about research and her boundless curiosity makes her an outstanding president. She is a mentor in the field of research. Her clinical judgment and knowledge make her an excellent teacher for her employees but also an ally for medical researchers. MarylÚne has held various roles in her nursing profession such as bedside nurse, nurse at the Centre anti poison du Québec, research assistant, project director and clinical research consultant. Her experience and knowledge are evident in his practice. In addition to being positive and persevering, MarylÚne is a very avant-garde person.

She is always ready to take on challenges and always sets her goals very high. She wants the best for patients and she wants to be proud of her work. Her commitment to clinical research is second to none!!

The Alpha Recherche Clinique team would like to thank you for sharing your passion and your outcome for research within your employees.

Sylvie Martin Founder