August 11, 2022
Catherine Régis is a Full Professor in the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Law, holds the Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, is co-director of the Health Policy, Organizations and Law Hub (H-POD) and the Chair of the Human-Centered AI+ lab (HAICU) for the U7+ alliance which includes more than 50 universities around the world. She is also a researcher at the Public Law Research Centre, the Research Centre of the University of Montreal Health Centre, the International Observatory on the Social Impacts of Artificial Intelligence, and MILA (Québec Institute for AI).
Professor Régis has received numerous prizes, bursaries, and grants, notably from the Canada Research Chairs Program, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Fonds de recherche du Québec, the Ministry of International Relations and the Francophonie, and the Georg Stellari Foundation. She collaborates with several interdisciplinary international research teams and participates on various committees in digital innovation and the health sector, including as the co-chair of the Working Group on responsible AI of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence and the Working Group on Trustworthy AI from the OECD. She is frequently invited as a visiting professor in various countries, including France and Israel. Her work has been published in numerous national and international journals focusing on digital innovation in health (including AI), collaborative governance in health systems, the normative action of the World Health Organization, innovative models of medical practice, and the conflict prevention and resolution in healthcare.