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Jean De Margerie

(Québec & Pembroke 1952) (11 December 1927 - 22 November 2023)

Born in Saskatchewan, Dr. Jean de Margerie received his medical degree from Laval University. He subsequently obtained a DPhil as a Rhodes Scholar from the University of Oxford before continuing his specialty studies in ophthalmology. Co-founder of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Sherbrooke, he is recognized for his skills in research, teaching and university management, among others as vice-dean of research and dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Sherbrooke. Sherbrooke. In addition, he held the positions of vice-president of the Medical Research Council of Canada, president of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and president of the Association of Ophthalmologists of Quebec.