Mr. Jean-Marie Chavannes shares OHIG’s vision to put the patient at the center of his own medical care, rather than being seen as a subject, as he is customary referred to. This vision motivated him to enthusiastically join the OHIG team following his retirement from his full-time position with the Administration Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC).
Mr. Jean-Marie Chavannes’ services with the RI-MUHC spans over 36 years. He began, following his relocation from New-York, U.S.A. to Montreal, Canada as Supervisor of the animal facilities on December 5, 1983. Throughout the years he occupied a wide spectrum of key positions, amongst them Manager - Technical Support for Information Systems (I.S.), Director – Redevelopment, Information Technology & Telecommunications, Director - Research Information Technology, Infrastructure and Biomedical Engineering and until his retirement in June 2020 Director - Research Information Technology and Telecommunication, Mr. Chavannes played an important role in the implementation and successful completion of various projects at the RI-MUHC, with one of his most outstanding achievements being the supervision of the construction of the Research Institute building at the Glen.