Dr. Robyn Tamblyn is a Professor of Medicine, a James McGill Chair, and a Medical Scientist at McGill University. She is Scientific Director of the McGill Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group and since January 2011, she is Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Health Services and Policy Research.
In 2005 she received the CHSRF KT award for research in improving medication use and in 2006 she received the ACFAS Bombardier award for innovation in the development of a drug management system. In 2014, Dr Tamblyn received the John P. Hubbard Award for outstanding achievement in the assessment of professional competency in health care and medical education and the same year, she was appointed to the Order of Canada. In 2015 she received the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence for sustained excellence in Canadian health care and health care research from the Medical Council of Canada. Recently, Dr Tamblyn was selected as the 2018 Justice Emmett Hall Laureate