Bachelor, U. Montréal, 1961; Doctor of Medicine, U. Montréal, 1965; Special diploma in psychiatry, U. Montréal, 1970.
Intern, Hôpital Maisonneuve, Montreal, 1965-1966;
resident in psychiatry, Hôpital Maisonneuve, Montreal, 1967-1968;
resident in psychiatry, Hôpital Ste-Justine, Montreal, 1968-1969;
resident in psychiatry, Hôpital St-Jean-de-Dieu, Montreal, 1969-1970;
assistant professor research, U. Montréal, 1975-1976;
associate professor, U. Montréal, 1975-1976;
associate professor, U. Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1976-1978;
department chairman psychiatry, U. Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1976-1982;
professor, U. Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1978;
associate dean education and medicine, U. Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1983-1985;
professor, department chairman psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, since 1986. Visiting professor department psychiatry, University Texas, Dallas, South Western Medical School, 1982-1983. Councillor, member nominating committee Canada College Neuropsychopharmacology.
Member planning committee Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Quebec. Visiting professor Sultan Qabous U., Muscat, Oman, 1996.
Fellow Royal College Physicians Canada (evaluation committee since 1989), American Psychiatric Association (Quebec branch counsellor, chairman president). Member Canada Psychiatric Association (board administrators, liaison, education committee, chairman science program committee, nominating committee, R.O. Jones memorial visiting professor), Quebec Psychiatric Association (advising committee dean medicine), International Children's Foundation (academic planning committee).
Children by previous marriage: Eric, Marc.