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The Communications Office is responsible for all internal and external communications for the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, including various publications, website design and maintenance, marketing and branding, publicity, events, community relations, social media, and media relations. The team is the official contact point for local, national and international media with queries about research and medical activity at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.

For media inquiries please contact: communications.neuro [at] 

Communications and Media Relations

Damien Chalaud
Senior Director of Communications
T. 514-398-5250
C. 514-791-0389
damien.chalaud [at] (email)

Sandra McPherson
Associate Director
sandra.mcpherson [at] (email)

Thanh Huong Bui
Administrative Coordinator
thanh.h.bui [at] (email)

Shawn Hayward
Communications Officer
shawn.hayward [at] (email)

Anita Kar
Communications Officer
T. 514-398-3873
C. 514-295-3870
anita.kar [at] (email)

Jean-Paul Acco
Communications and Publications Coordinator
T. 514-398-6644, extension 2824
jean-paul.acco [at] (email)

Vanessa Tamburro
Communications Officer
T. 514-398-0645
vanessa.tamburro [at] (subject: Inquiry%20from%20The%20Neuro%20website) (email)

Iain Cook
Communications Officer
T. 514-398-2869
iain.cook [at] (subject: Inquiry%20from%20The%20Neuro%20website) (email )


Deborah Rashcovsky
Internal Events and Conference Administrator
T. 514-398-6047
C. 514-971-6047
debbie.rashcovsky [at] (email)

Sasha Kelly
Conference and Events Coordinator
sasha.kelly [at] (email)

The Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital is a McGill University research and teaching institute; delivering the highest quality of care to patients, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. The Neuro is proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.