Renaud Boulanger completed his MSc in Bioethics at McGill University under the supervision of Dr Matthew Hunt. His research investigated the ethical experience of researchers working in post-disaster settings. He has worked for the Advisory Committee on Research Ethics of the International Development Research Centre and he has been involved with the Stakeholder and Community Engagement Work Group of the CPTR initiative, participating closely in the adaptation of the UNAIDS/AVAC Good Participatory Practice guidelines. Prior to joining McGill, Renaud completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto and worked as a Research Assistant at the McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health. There, he conducted research on community engagement in low-resource settings under the supervision of Drs. Jim Lavery and Sunita Bandewar as part of a program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Interested in the world of academic publishing, Renaud interned as a Student Editor at The Lancet and is now an editor at BioéthiqueOnline.
Veronique Fraser is an emergency room nurse working in Montreal and an instructor in the faculty of nursing at McGill University. She is currently pursuing graduate studies in the Biomedical Ethics Unit at McGill under the supervision of Dr. Matthew Hunt. Her two primary research interests include: examining the systemic and clinical ethical issues arising in humanitarian aid contexts in low resource settings, as well as exploring the normative and clinical issues in pain management and global health. She is currently receiving a stipend from the Montreal Health Equity Research Consortium (MHERC).