FRANCOIS BERGERON | AUDIOLOGY | CO-CHAIR

Full Professor

Université Laval

Canada

Pr Bergeron completed his doctoral studies in biomedical sciences at the University of Montreal. He then did a postdoctoral fellow in health technology assessment at the Agence d’Évaluation des Technologies et des Modes d’Intervention en Santé (Montreal) and the Agence Nationale d’Accréditation et d’Évaluation en Santé (Paris). His research activities are focused on assistive technologies for the hearing impaired, notably on cochlear implants.

In 2001, he participated in the establishment of the master’s program in speech-language pathology at Laval University. As a full professor, he is responsible of teachings in anatomy, physiology, audiology and interventions for the hearing impaired. He also directs the implementation of a new master’s program in audiology that will be launched in 2020.

Pr Bergeron is a researcher at the Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et insertion sociale (CIRRIS); he is also the scientific director of the Quebec cochlear implant program.