Dr. Pierre Blondeau is a full clinical professor at the University of Sherbrooke. He received his training in glaucoma at the University of Iowa and has been practicing and teaching at the Sherbrooke university health centre (CHUS) since then. He has also served as academic director and head of ophthalmology at CHUS.
In addition to acting as a reviewer for a number of professional journals, Dr. Blondeau has published more than 60 research studies and given more than 160 presentations—provincially, nationally and internationally. The excellence of his research and his commitment to teaching have earned him numerous awards.
Dr. Blondeau has been dedicated to educating people with glaucoma for many years. Aware of the disastrous consequences when those with glaucoma fail to treat their disease out of ignorance, Dr. Blondeau established information sessions for patients that have been attended by more than 1,500 participants. He also produced a teaching DVD (Vivre avec le glaucome) for people with glaucoma to complement the information sessions.