Assistant Professor of Neurology / Scientist, Patient Experience
University of British Columbia / BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital and Health Centres
Vancouver, British Columbia – Canada
Dr. Julie Robillard is Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of British Columbia and Scientist in Patient Experience at BC Children's and Women's Hospital. Dr. Robillard sits on the Board of Directors of the Medical Device Development Centre of British Columbia. She is Chair of the Ethical, Legal, Social Impacts Committee of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, Program Chair of the Executive Committee of the Technology and Dementia Professional Interest Area of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer Disease Research and Treatment, and a Network Investigator of the AGEWELL Network of Centres of Excellence. Dr. Robillard brings her multidisciplinary background in neuroscience and biomedical ethics to the study of issues the intersection of brain health, technology, and patient experience. Her current work focuses on the development of tools for the evaluation of the quality, ethics and experience of brain health technology. She is also investigating the integration of artificial intelligence in technology for older adults with dementia and their caregivers. Dr. Robillard’s research has been published in high impact publications and was featured at national and international conferences including the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Alzheimer Association International Conference (AAIC). Her work has also been featured widely by the press, including coverage by the National Post and the Wall Street Journal, and on CBC Television.
Thursday, November 7
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM