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Welcome Address


Dear colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the Journées Ophtalmologiques Universitaires de Québec (JOUQ) on January 30 and 31, 2020. The theme of this 49th edition of the Ophthalmological Days is Neuro-Ophthalmology: a topic relevant to all clienteles. We are proud to present you with a practical and applicable program that is focused on your educational needs.

It is well known that Neuro-ophthalmology can be complex. We have the opportunity to introduce you to a team of dynamic speakers and vulgarization experts. Among them, we are honoured to welcome internationally renowned speakers: 


Julie Falardeau, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health & Science University

Thelma and Gilbert Schnitzer Professor of Ophthalmology

Casey Eye Institute

Portland, OR, USA





Élizabeth Fortin, MD

Instructor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute

Boston, MA, USA







Andrew G. Lee, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medicine

Professor of Ophthalmology, UTMB and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Texas A and M College of Medicine (Adjunct)

Adjunct Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Center for Space Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and

University of Buffalo

Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

Jack S. Blanton Eye Institute

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX, USA


Joseph F. Rizzo, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

David G. Cogan Professor in the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology

Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology Service

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute

Boston, MA, USA





We look forward to seeing you all again on January 30 and 31 for a refreshing update in Neuro-ophthalmology!


Marie Eve Légaré, MD, FRCSC

JOUQ Chair




The mission of JOUQ 2020 is to update knowledge in neuro-ophthalmology and neurology, both practical and applicable.  The range of presentations will include new developments in diagnosis, therapy and investigation in neuro-ophthalmology, as well as a refresher course on neurological diseases affecting the visual system.


Scientific committee - Ophthalmologists

  • Guillaume Chabot, MD

  • Andréane Lavallée, MD

  • Marie Eve Légaré, MD - JOUQ Chair


Scientific committee - Paramedical Staff

  • Isabelle Boudreault, Nr.

  • Mélanie Fortier, Nr.

  • Stéphanie Provencher, Nr.

  • Marie Eve Légaré, MD


Organizing committee

  • Marie-Pier Huot Carmichaël - Main Coordinator

  • Sylvie Gariepy, AMOQ Director

  • Marie Eve Légaré, MD

  • Colombe Roger - Exhibitor Assistant

January 30-31 2020

Voltigeurs de Québec Armoury
805 Avenue Wilfrid-Laurier
Québec, Québec
Canada, G1R 2L3

September 26, 2019 00:00 EDT to January 31, 2020 19:00 EST
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