Dr. Bissonnette earned his medical degree from McGill University and completed his residency at John Hopkins Hospital. He was board certified in maternal fetal medicine in 1975 and is currently a professor at OHSU. His interests are prenatal genetics and fetal structure defects. His laboratory studies center around the control of respiration in the fetus and newborn. Current studies involve a mouse model of Rett Syndrome. He enjoys sculling on the Willamette.
- Gynecology and obstetric, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1969
- Physiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1970
- Certified American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1972