Joane Routhier

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Faculty Lecturer

Stage Clinical Coordinator, Professional (Stage) in Dietetics - Jewish General Hospital

T: 514-340-8222 # 25829  | joane.routhier [at] (Email) | Macdonald-Stewart Bldg MS2-039A


BSc (Dietetics), McGill University.

Short Bio

Joane is a graduate from the School of Human Nutrition of McGill University and for the past 30 years, she has been working at her Alma Mater as a Stage/Internship coordinator as well as an academic advisor for the Dietetics major. Her position permits her to stay up-to-date in all facets of the profession while teaching and mentoring the dietitians of tomorrow as they go through their program.

She is responsible to identify opportunities, develop and orchestrate stages in local community organizations, an initiative enhancing partnerships and reflecting the engagement of the McGill community. Through that, third year Dietetics stage students provide nutrition education to various groups who expressed a need.

She had the honor of being a speaker for various events within the McGill community.

Joane acquired familiarity with board processes as she served as Board member for l’Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec for 9 years. She has served on the Board of Directors for Dietitians of Canada for 4 years.

She was the 2014 recipient of the prize from the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Québec honoring her involvements in her regulatory body as well as advancement of the dietetics profession.

Awards and Recognitions

Prix Mérite du Conseil Interprofessionnel du Québec, 2014
Prix du Mérite Annuel en diététique, Les Producteurs Laitiers, 2003


Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec
Dietitians of Canada

Committees and Contributions

McGill University: Open House committee

Faculty of Agricultural and environmental sciences: Recruiting committee

Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec (OPDQ) : comité de révision

Key roles and responsibilities

Stage Coordinator based at the Jewish General Hospital and responsible for other local and Quebec stage sites
Undergraduate advising (Dietetics major)
Instructor for the course Interviewing and Counseling (NUTR 438)
Instructor for the graduate French Examination course (NUTR 515)
Instructor for the stage 1 (NUTR 209)
Co-instructor for the stage 3 (NUTR 409)
Lecturer in Professional Practice (Stage) courses
Organize and participate in various recruiting events for the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
Identify opportunities, develop and orchestrate stages in local community organizations
Speaker at various McGill conferences


NUTR 515 Dietetics French Examination 1 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

NUTR 438 Interviewing and Counselling 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

NUTR 209 Professional Practice Stage 1B 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

NUTR 409 Professional Practice Stage 3B 9 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Routhier, J, L. Jacobs Starkey. Un partenariat entre l’université et la communauté permettant d’accroître les compétences dans le domaine d’éducation en nutrition. Diététique en Action, Vol 14, No 1, printemps 2000.


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