Dr. Caroline Quach is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases & Immunology at Université de Montréal. She is the Medical Advisor for Infection Prevention & Control at the CHU Sainte-Justine where she works as a pediatric infectious diseases consultant and a medical microbiologist. She is also the Medical Director for the CHUSJ Laboratory Medicine Department. She holds a cross-appointment at the Quebec Institute of Public Health (INSPQ) where she works in the Healthcare-Associated Infections and Immunization branches. She is a clinician-scientist and holds a salary award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS, chercheur boursier de mérite). Her research interests are focused on the prevention of infections – both healthcare-associated infections and vaccine-preventable diseases.
Dr. Quach is the Past-president of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease – Canada’s (AMMI). She currently chairs the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI).