Oury Monchi

Dr. Oury Monchi is  the Clinical Research Director for the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and the Research Director of the Movement Disorders Program for the department, the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Cumming School of Medicine. He is also the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s disease and the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Oury Monchi has been appointed Professor (with tenure) in the departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology, and at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute.

Dr. Monchi obtained his Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience at King’s College London, University of London, UK. He then pursued a postdoctoral fellowship at the Montreal Neurological Institute and at the Centre de Recherche de l’Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal in neuroimaging and cognitive neuroscience applied to Parkinson’s disease.

Until the summer of 2014 he was Associate Professor of Radiology at the Université de Montréal and Associate Director for Clinical Research at the CRIUGM. He is also the founding director of the Quebec Parkinson’s Network. He is the Co-leader of the Calgary Parkinson Research Initicative (CaPRI) and the director of the recently funded Canadian-Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN).