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Marco Laverdière

Marco Laverdière

Avocat, enseignant et chercheur associé en droit et politiques de la santé / Lawyer, lecturer and research associate in Health Law and Policy, Université de Sherbrooke
Me Marco Laverdière est membre du Barreau du Québec depuis 1994 et est titulaire d’un diplôme de 3e cycle en droits fondamentaux de l'Université de Nantes et d’une maîtrise en droit de la santé de l’Université de Sherbrooke. Il enseigne depuis 2002 dans le cadre du programme de maîtrise en droit et politiques de la santé de l'Université de Sherbrooke et, depuis 2014, est chercheur associé de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la culture collaborative en droit et politiques de la santé de l'Université de Montréal. Par ailleurs, il occupe le poste de directeur général et secrétaire de l'Ordre des optométristes du Québec depuis 1999. Il avait auparavant débuté sa carrière de juriste au sein du Conseil pour la protection des malades en 1993. Enfin, il est engagé dans différents groupes de travail au sein du système professionnel québécois, en plus d'agir à titre de conférencier, formateur et auteur sur divers sujets liés à son champ d'expertise.

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Marco Laverdière is a member of the Quebec Bar since 1994 and holds a postgraduate (post-master) degree in Fundamental Rights from the Université de Nantes and a master degree in Health Law and Policy from the Université de Sherbrooke. Since 2002, he is a lecturer within the Université de Sherbrooke's master degree program in Health Law and Policy and, since 2014, a research associate at the Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Culture in Health Law and Policy of the Université de Montréal. As well, he is the executive director and secretary of the Ordre des optométristes du Québec (Quebec regulatory board for optometrists) since 1999. He had previously begun his legal career at the Conseil pour la protection des malades (patients advocacy group in Quebec) in 1993. Furthermore, he is involved in various working groups related to professional regulation in Quebec and regularly gives lectures, provides training and writes on various topics related to his expertise.

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