Maryse Lassonde

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Maryse Lassonde
OC CQ FRSC
Born (1954-01-05) January 5, 1954 (age 63)
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Fields Neuropsychology
Alma mater Université de Montréal
Notable awards National Order of Quebec Officer of the Order of Canada (OC)

Maryse Lassonde, OC CQ FRSC (born January 5, 1954) is a Canadian academic and neuropsychologist.

She holds the Canada Research Chair in Developmental Neuropsychology at the Université de Montréal and the University Hospital Center Sainte-Justine researching brain disorders.

In 1993, she became President of the French Canadian Association for the Advancement of Sciences (ACFAS). In 1999, she was made a Knight (Chevalier) of the National Order of Quebec. In 1994, she was made a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and in 1997, she became a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has received several awards, including the Marcel Vincent Prize (ACFAS) in 1998, the Noeil Mailloux Prize (Quebec Order of Psychologists, 2001) and the Adrien Pinard Prize (Quebec Association for Research in Psychology, SQRP, 2008). She was made an Officer of the Order of Canada (OC) in June 2012.

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Preceded by
Graham Bell
President of the Royal Society of Canada
2015–2017
Succeeded by
Incumbent