Academic title(s):

Assistant Professor – Faculty of Dentistry & Department of Anesthesia Associate Member – Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine


Scientist, RI-MUHC, Montreal General Hospital

Research Interests:

1. Biological and psychological predictors of opioid misuse and addiction among patients with chronic pain prescribed opioid therapy

2. Predictors of pain and problematic opioid use after surgery


Dr. Martel is an Assistant Professor in the Faculties of Dentistry and Medicine (Dept. of Anesthesia) at McGill University. He is also Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Dr. Martel received a PhD in Clinical Psychology from McGill University in 2012 and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research program aims at examining the

biopsychosocial determinants of prescription opioid misuse and addiction among patients with pain. Dr. Martel holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Chronic Pain, Mental Health and Opioid Use, which will fund his research over the next 5 years.


PhD, McGill

Fellowship Training:

Harvard Medical School


Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building

3640 University, Montreal, Qc, H3A 2B2

Room M-71