Clinical Team

 Our Physicians


Jacques Montplaisir, M.D., PhD

M.D. specialized in Psychiatry (McGill University)
Ph.D. in Neurological Sciences (Université de Montréal)
Founder of the CARSM Clinic
Holder of the Government of Canada Chair on Sleep Disorders since 2001
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Université de Montréal


Daniel Filipini, M.D.
M.D. specialized in Family Medicine (Université de Montréal) and Neurology (University of Buenos Aires). With the team since 1999  

Alex Desautels, M.D., Ph.D.

M.D. specialized in Neurology (Université de Montréal).
Ph.D. in Neurological Sciences (Université de Montréal and McGill University)
Research Professor, Department of Neurosciences, UdeM
Director of the CARSM clinic
With the team since 2011

Ron Postuma, M.D., M.Sc.

M.D. specialized in Neurology
Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology (McGill University). With the team since 2004

Our Assistants


Mireille Charron

Coordinator of the CARSM
Coordinates clinical and research activities of the sleep clinic
With the team since 1981 

Marie-Josée Quinn

Research assistant and study coordinator for clinical trials  
In charge of blood sampling in the sleep clinic  
With the team since 2001 

Régine Denesle, M.Sc.

M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences
Responsible for the Insomnia Clinic, cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis treatment for sleepwalkers

Sylvie Degarie

Secretary of the Clinic


Nicole Gauthier
Medical seceretary

Our Technicians


Our team of technicians is on hand at all times to ensure that you have a comfortable stay and to answer your questions about sleep tests at all stages of the process. The team is trained to address questions on all types of sleep disorders in either a clinical or a research context.

Sonia Frenette
Chief Technician
(with the team since 1993)

Benoit Adam
(with the day team since 1999)


Nancy Poirier
(with the day team since 2000)


Di Shao
(with the day team since 2014)

Mélina-Crécia Babala
(with the evening team since 2010)

Jean-Claude Aubertin
(with the evening team since 2010)