Dr. Canuel holds a PhD, and MBA, and is a Post Doctoral Fellow. As the recipient of an endowment from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, Dr. Maryssa Canuel had the opportunity to show her strength as a researcher in the field of anatomy and cell biology. Dr. Canuel obtained her PhD in cellular biology from McGill University. In more than 13 publications and book chapters, she has demonstrated her solid understanding of the underpinnings of the theory and laboratory techniques used in current research. In addition, through her MBA from the John Molson School of Business, her membership in the Golden Key Society, her association with Beta Sigma Gamma and her experience in the field of medical education, Dr. Canuel has gained a unique perspective on the requirements of both academia and industry in the development and implementation of scientifically-based education programs. Moreover, Dr. Canuel is deeply committed to improving the health and lives of people worldwide through collaboration with researchers, academic institutes and industry partners.