Professor in specialized medicine at the Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé of Université de Sherbrooke
President of the Research Ethics Board of CIUSSS de l’Estrie — CHUS
An internist, Dr. Annabelle Cumyn holds a specialization in obstetrical medicine and a master’s degree in health pedagogy. She helped found the Study Group in Obstetrical Medicine of Quebec (GÉMOQ), of which she was webmaster and vice-president until 2018. She co-leads the Canadian Consensus for a Curriculum in Obstetric Medicine (CanCOM) research group. Life brought her to research ethics, as ex-president and as current president of the research ethics committees of the CHUS and the CIUSSS de l’Estrie—CHUS, respectively.
Since 2018, Annabelle Cumyn has served as a member of the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics of Canada’s three federal research agencies (SSHRC, CIHR, NSERC). She participated in the Fonds de recherche du Québec working group on issues related to research ethics and research in artificial intelligence.
Since 2017, she has worked with Adrien Barton and Jean-François Ethier in the CLARET project. She explores ways in which citizens could give their consent to the use of their health data for research in Canada.
MHPE, University of Illinois at Chicago, master’s in health education
M.D.,C.M. (Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery), McGill University
B.Sc., McGill University, biology
Dean’s honour roll, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke, 2018
Dick Lee Research Award, North American Society of Obstetric Medicine (NASOM), 2013
Wendell and Margaret Laidley Fellowship, Foundation of the McGill University Health Centre, 2002
Jonathan Campbell Meakins and Meakins Family Memorial Fellowship, McGill Medical Education Centre, 2000