Lebanese Cardiology appointed Canada’s New Chief Science Researcher

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named the Lebanese cardiology researcher Mona Nemer Canada’s new chief science researcher, on September 26.

Nemer has been a Vice President at the University of Ottawa for 11 years, and she ended her term this year on June 30.

According to sources, Nemer will head up a $2-million budget and report to Trudeau and Duncan as she provides scientific advice to government decision-makers, helps to keep government science accessible and public, and protects federal scientists from being muzzled.