Franco Carnevale, Professor
Franco A. Carnevale is a nurse, psychologist and a pediatric ethicist. He completed his undergraduate nursing degree, and three master’s degrees in nursing, education, and bioethics, as well as a doctorate in counseling psychology at McGill University. He also completed a master’s degree in philosophy at Université de Sherbrooke and a second doctorate in moral philosophy at Université Laval. Dr. Carnevale’s primary interests include a wide range of concerns in childhood ethics. Dr. Carnevale is the founder and principal investigator for VOICE (i.e., Views On Interdisciplinary Childhood Ethics); a McGill-based international initiative to advance knowledge and practices relating to ethical concerns in childhood. Dr. Carnevale’s current academic appointments include (all at McGill University): Full Professor, Ingram School of Nursing; Associate Member, Faculty of Medicine (Pediatrics); Adjunct Professor, Counselling Psychology; Affiliate Member, Biomedical Ethics Unit. His clinical appointments include: Clinical Ethicist for Child, Adolescent, and Family Services and Director of the Nursing Research Program (Research Centre) at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute; Chair of the Clinical Ethics Committee at the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children (Canada); Clinical Ethics Consultant at Le Phare, Enfants et Familles (pediatric hospice and respite care); and Associate Member of Pediatric Critical Care and Past-Chair (1997-2016) of the Pediatric Ethics Committee, all at the Montreal Children’s Hospital-McGill University Health Centre.