Julie Robillard

Degrees / Credentials



Associate Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Scientist, Patient Experience, BC Children's and Women's Hospital


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Dr. Julie Robillard is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Scientist in Patient Experience at BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital (C&W). She leads the Neuroscience, Engagement and Smart Tech (NEST) lab within Neuroethics Canada, where she brings her background in neuroscience and biomedical ethics to the evaluation and development of novel technologies to support brain health across the lifespan. A particular interest of her research is the integration of emotion modeling in a wide range of technologies, from eHealth resources to social robotics. Together with her team and through international interdisciplinary collaborations, she is exploring co-creation processes, developement and applications of social robots and other social technologies in both older adult and youth populations.

Contact Info

Mailing Address
BC Children's & Women's Hospital
B402 - 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

Research Information

More information about Dr. Robillard’s research can be found on her website and on the Neuroethics Canada page.


  • Alzheimer disease
  • dementia
  • neuroethics
  • patient experience
  • mental health
  • robotics
  • child health