General Director, Clinical Research & Training, Research Institute of the MUHC
Dr. Burnier is Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology, Medicine, Oncology, Anatomy and Cell Biology at McGill University. He was the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, from 1993 to 2008 and is currently the Thomas O. Hecht Family Chair in Ophthalmology. Dr. Burnier is the Director of the Henry C. Witelson Ocular Pathology Laboratory, a unique facility in Canada that has become the largest research and training centre in Ocular Pathology in North America. It plays a crucial role as a consultancy service to pathologists, ophthalmologists and oncologists and a teaching facility to medical students, residents and fellows from Canada and around the world.