Our Staff

Melissa Gentile R.N.

Marketing & Patient Care Manager

Melissa obtained her DEC from Vanier College in 2003. Prior to working at Procrea Fertilité her career spanned over Neonatal ICU, surgery, research, and education. She also has had the opportunity to be a lecturer at McGill Ingram School of Nursing since 2015. Melissa obtained her international ...

Marie-Claude Marquis

Clinic Administrator

Marie-Claude Marquis graduated in 1996 in nursing from Rivière du Loup cegep. A large part of her professional career was in intensive care at Jean Talon hospital in Montréal, in Switzerland at the CHUV and at the Enfant-Jesus Hospital in Quebec City. In 2008 Marie Claude began her employment at Pr...

Nicola Dean, Ph.D.

Director of Laboratories (Quebec, Gatineau), Ph.D.

Dr Nicola Dean has been working in assisted reproduction for more than 30 years and has extended experience in clinical work research, starting her career in 1988 and getting the chance to begin her training under the direction of Professor Robert Edwards, the scientific father of the first baby con...

Clémence Picard – Embryologist

At Procrea Québec

Clémence completed her bachelor's degree in Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of New Caledonia in 2015. She then focused on embryology during her master's with a research project on bovine embryos. She began her specialization in Human Embryology in 2017 while working at t...

Martin Laforest – Embryologist

At Procrea Québec

Martin Laforest has been working in the fertility field for over 18 years. He began his studies with a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) in Medical Biology at the University of Trois-Rivières (UQTR) that he completed in 2002. He then continued towards the Masters in Animal Sciences (M. Sc.), biology co...

Katherine Boulay – Embryologist

At Procrea Québec

Katherine holds a bachelor's degree, specializing in biochemistry from the University of Moncton, which she obtained in 2004. During her undergraduate studies, she held a research grant from the Research Council in Natural Science and Engineering of Canada that she performed at the Center for Resear...