Photo : François Thibeault / GRIIS – Septembre 2019

Our team

The Interdisciplinary Research Group in Health Informatics’ team (GRIIS) brings together professors, researchers, physicians, postdoctoral researchers, Ph.D. students, Master’s students, interns, research professionals and administrative staff.

The open-source information solutions and the socio-technological approaches that we develop are used in health research and clinical practice. We collaborate with partners and organizations in Canada and abroad.

We train the next generation by offering internships, research projects and courses at all academic levels.

Scientific directors

Jean-François Ethier - GRIIS - Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en informatique de la santé

Jean-François Ethier

Co-founder and scientific co-director of the GRIIS
Associate professor of medicine at Université de Sherbrooke
Licensed physician at the CHUS
Director of the Access to Data component at the Quebec Support Unit of the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research

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Adrien Barton - GRIIS

Adrien Barton

Associate professor at the Department of Philosophy at Université de Sherbrooke

CNRS research fellow at the Institut de recherche en informatique in Toulouse

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Anita Burgun

Director of the Laboratory “Sciences de l’information et médecine personnalisée” of the Unité 1138 Centre de recherche des Cordeliers at INSERM and Université Paris Descartes

Professor of health informatics at Université Paris Descartes

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Annabelle Cumyn - GRIIS - Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en informatique de la santé

Annabelle Cumyn

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

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Mark McGilchrist - GRIIS

Mark McGilchrist

Associate professor at the Department of Medicine at Université de Sherbrooke

Senior research fellow in health informatics at University of Dundee (Scotland)

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Postdoctoral researchers

Thibaud Ecarot - GRIIS

Thibaud Ecarot

Postdoctoral researcher and architect in information systems security

Scientific substitute member in cybersecurity at the Research Ethics Board of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie—CHUS

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Ph.D. students

Master’s students

Interns (Sept. 2020 – Aug. 2021)

Administrative staff

Patient-oriented research

Technology and software development

Enjoy a stimulating experience in a real health informatics research and development environment