Dr. Denis A. Roy
Dr. Denis A. Roy is 1 of 2 members representing Quebec on CIHI’s Board of Directors. Dr. Roy is currently the vice president of Science and Clinical Governance at INESSS (Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux / Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Services).
INESSS’s mission is to promote clinical excellence and the efficient use of resources in the health and social services sector. Dr. Roy specializes in public health.
His work history includes a series of leadership roles within the health environment, including that of vice president of Scientific Affairs at the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (Quebec’s public health institute) and director of Information and Knowledge Management at the Montérégie health and social services agency.
He holds a medical degree from Laval University, a master’s degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley, and a master’s degree in epidemiology and a specialty certificate in community health from McGill University. He holds a fellowship from The Commonwealth Fund as a Harkness Associate in health care policy.
Dr. Roy is an associate professor of medicine (Department of Social and Preventive Medicine) at the University of Montréal and an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Sherbrooke and at McGill University.