The Scientific Advisory Council is a consulting body comprised of academic, research and medical experts. Its goal is to advise and support Éduc’alcool in its activities.


The Scientific Advisory Council assists Éduc’alcool by providing a broad range of expertise and guidance on scientific issues. To that end, the Council

  • contributes new perspectives on issues under consideration;
  • alerts Éduc’alcool to discoveries and trends in the field of alcohol consumption;
  • recommends subjects for research and action, and advises Éduc’alcool on relevance, priorities and benchmarks;
  • takes a position on all scientific issues submitted to it by Éduc’alcool.


  • The deliberations and recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Council are confidential and intended solely to advise Éduc’alcool.
  • Members of the Scientific Advisory Council shall not be remunerated.
  • Council members are free to express their opinions on any subject, provided they do not reference Council discussions.
  • Éduc’alcool shall in no way use the existence or composition of the Scientific Advisory Council as an endorsement of its public positions.
  • The Éduc’alcool Board member who represents the scientific community attends Council meetings as an observer.
  • Éduc’alcool provides all coordination, secretariat and administrative support services for the Council.

Dr. Mathieu Goyette

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke Regular researcher, IUD, Professor, Department of Sexology, University of Quebec in Montreal

Dr. Philippe Sauthier

Gynecologist, Oncologist
Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal
Associate Professor, Université de Montréal

Dr. Martin Laliberté

Emergency Physician and Toxicologist, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and MUHC Research Centre
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Dr. Martin Juneau

Director of Prevention, Montreal Heart Institute
Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medecine, Université de Montréal

Dre. Magali Dufour

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal
Associate Professor, Study and Research Centre for Drug Addiction, Université de Sherbrooke

Dre. Louise Nadeau

Professor Emerita, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal

Dre. Julie Bruneau

Canada Research Chair in Addition Medicine, Université de Montréal
Professor, Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université de Montréal
Scientific Director, Quebec-Atlantic node of the Canadian Research Initiative on Drug Misuse