Team co-directors

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Bradford James McFadyen

 

Expert in locomotor control and its adaptation to the environment in healthy persons and persons with impaired mobility. Interested in the development of clinical tools for mobility evaluation and treatment. Research tools include motion analyses, electrophysiology and virtual reality.

Université Laval

Pavillon Ferdinand-Vandry
1050, avenue de la Médecine

Québec, QC, Canada

G1V 0A6

brad.mcfadyen@fmed.ulaval.ca

418 529-9141 # 6584 CIRRIS

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Philip Jackson

 

Neuropsychologist and researcher whose transdisciplinary research program aims to explore the cerebral basis of social cognition and the mental representation of others’ actions and pain. 

Université Laval
École de Psychologie
Pavillon Félix-Antoine-Savard
2325, rue des Bibliothèques
Québec, QC, Canada
G1V 0A6

philip.jackson@psy.ulaval.ca
418 529-9141 # 6749 CIRRIS
418 663-5741 # 4797 CRIUSMQ

Team members

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Alexandra Lecours

 

Occupational therapist interested in occupational health, particularly the prevention of occupational health problems, whether in the physical, mental or social aspects. More specifically, she is interested in the behaviors that workers can adopt to maintain their own health at work, that of their colleagues, contributing to the overall health of the organization. She also works to develop the skills of occupational therapists in enabling their clients to adopt prevention behaviors.

Département de réadaptation

Pavillon Ferdinand-Vandry

1050, avenue de la médecine

Université Laval

Québec (Québec), G1V 0A6

418 656-2131 #poste à venir

alexandra.lecours@cirris.ulaval.ca

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Alexandre Campeau-Lecours

Researcher and Engineer interested in the development of assistive technology for people living with a disability and for the elderly. Also interested in the integration of advanced technology (robotics, mechatronics, algorithms, sensors) for rehabilitation.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ​

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 656-2131 # 2569

alexandre.campeau-lecours@gmc.ulaval.ca

Site web: http://campeaulecours.gmc.ulaval.ca

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Andréanne Blanchette

Physical Therapist interested by impairments and activity limitations after a central nervous system lesion. Also interested in the development of innovative approaches (assessment and treatment) for the rehabilitation of individuals with sensorimotor disorders.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, H-1704

Québec (Québec) G1M 2S8

418-529-9141 #6896

andreanne.blanchette@fmed.ulaval.ca

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Catherine Mercier

Occupational therapist focusing on interactions between pain and motor learning, as well as on strategies to promote optimal recovery when physical rehabilitation is performed in the context of pain. 

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6701

catherine.mercier@rea.ulaval.ca

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Charles Batcho

Regular researcher, he is interested in the development of interventions related to physical activity and the evaluation of their contribution towards the improvement of functional autonomy, social participation and quality of life of patients. He is also interested in the development and validation of rehabilitation measurement tools using modern psychometric approaches.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, local H-1612

Québec (Québec) G1M 2S8

Téléphone: 1-418-529-9141 ext. 6914

Fax: 1-418-529-3548

charles.batcho@fmed.ulaval.ca

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Denis Laurendeau

Engineer interested in artificial 2D and 3D vision, robotics, tele-robotics, virtual reality, the intelligent environment and driving.

Université Laval

Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot, local 1114-N

Québec, Canada

G1V 0A6

418 656-2131 poste 2979

418 656-3594

denis.laurendeau@gel.ulaval.ca  

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Ernesto Morales

Assistant professor at the Department of rehabilitation at the Université Laval, with a background in architecture and industrial design in Mexico, and a PhD in Design at the University of Montreal, Dr. Morales is interested in improving and conceiving accessible design solutions in domestic, clinical and urban environments.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6030

ernesto.morales@cirris.ulaval.ca

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François Routhier

Researcher interested in urban design and universal design, technical aids, wheelchair skills required, as well as the social participation of people using assistive technology.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6256

francois.routhier@rea.ulaval.ca

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Geoffrey Edwards

Holder of the Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Geomatics, Geoffrey Edwards works on the redesign of the relationship between the body and its environment by using methodologies that combine scientific and artistic elements. He works on immersive and interactive installations aiming public awareness to the issues of disability and handicap, on the development of clinical tools, and the development of smart environments (including smart clothing).

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec) G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6130

Geoffrey.Edwards@scg.ulaval.ca

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Jean-Sébastien Roy

Understanding the sensorimotor impairments to improve rehabilitation interventions following musculoskeletal disorders.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, local H-1710

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6005

jean-sebastien.roy@rea.ulaval.ca

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Jocelyne Kiss

Musician and researcher in VR \ AR \ MR devices aesthetics. Her research focuses on the study of face-to-face or remotely human interaction deficiencies, as well as on devices to compensate for them.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boul. Wilfrid-Hamel, Bureau H-1622

Québec (Québec) G1M 2S8

Téléphone : (418)953-5178

jocelyne.kiss@mus.ulaval.ca

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Katia Turcot

Researcher interested in three-dimensional (3D) movement analysis and biomechanics of the human body related to the musculoskeletal system. Specialized in gait, posture and functional movement analysis in individuals with functional limitations.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6007

Katia.Turcot@kin.ulaval.ca

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Laurent Bouyer

Neurophysiologist interested by human motor control and motor learning after CNS injury/disease or muskuloskeletal problems. Also interested in the development of new robotic devices and data processing software for rehabilitation. 

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 529-9141 # 6661

laurent.bouyer@rea.ulaval.ca

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Luc J. Hébert

Dr Hébert completed his PT training and obtained a Master degree in biomedical sciences at the Montreal University, and a PhD in Experimental Medicine at l’Université Laval. His research work focuses on the explicative and predictive variables of neuro-musculo-skelettal conditions and the risk factors limiting physical performance with a strong interest for muscle function.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

bureau H-1702

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

Téléphone: 418-529-9141 poste 6579

lucj.hebert@fmed.ulaval.ca

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Martin Simoneau

Researcher interested in understanding the mechanisms related to sensorimotor control and learning in healthy individuals or following central nervous system or musculoskeletal disease.

Université Laval

2300, rue de la Terrasse, local 00233

Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

418 656-2131 # 7788

martin.simoneau@kin.ulaval.ca

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Mir-Abolfazl Mostafavi

Researcher in geomatics, Mir Mostafavi is interested in geographic information systems, modelization and spatial representation of 2D and 3D environments, in amplified and virtual geospatial reality and their applications, the quality of spatial data, as well as the semantics and ontological interoperability of spatial information.

Université Laval

Pavillon Louis-Jacques-Casault, local 1342

Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

418 656-2131 # 2750

418 656-7411

Philippe Fait

Sport therapist pursuing research into residual functional alterations in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury and neuroplasticity of the human brain.

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

4458 Pavillon Albert-Tessier

Trois-Rivières (QC) Canada. G9A 5H7

819-376-5011 poste 3768

Philippe.fait@uqtr.ca

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Valérie Poulin

Occupational therapist interested in the rehabilitation and social integration support of people with cognitive disabilities, teaching their significant others, knowledge transfer and implementation of best practices in cognitive rehabilitation following a stroke, cerebral or brain injury.

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Département d'ergothérapie

Case postale 500

3351 Boul. des Forges

Trois-Rivières (QC) G9A 5H7

(819) 376-5011 # 3758

valerie.poulin@uqtr.ca

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Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau

His research interests include neuropsychology assessment, intervention and knowledge mobilization in rehabilitation, particularly with adult clients who have suffered a brain injury or stroke. He also has expertise in the field of sleep disorders, especially insomnia, and geriatric neuropsychology.

Université Laval

Pavillon Félix-Antoine-Savard Local 1514

Québec (Québec)

418 656-2131, poste 411424

simon.beaulieu-bonneau@psy.ulaval.ca

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François Bergeron

Audiologist, interested in the assessment of technological aids for deafness, including cochlear implants, and the assessment of hearing capacities.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

418 656-2131 # 12684

francois.bergeron@rea.ulaval.ca

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CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

Téléphone: 418-529-9141 

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Maxime Robert

Researcher interested in movement capture during walking and for upper limbs in children with cerebral palsy.

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CIRRIS-IRDPQ

2975 chemin Saint-Louis, local C-313

Québec, Qc, Canada, G1W 1P9

418-529-9141 #4548

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Véronique Flamand

 

Occupational therapist whose work focuses on upper extremity rehabilitation interventions for individuals having sustained brain damage, such as youth with cerebral palsy. Some of her work aims at unveiling the neurophysiological correlates of the development of human motor control.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

Téléphone: 418-529-9141 

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Hugo Massé-Alarie

 

His research themes focus on (i) motor control and the processing of sensory information of the trunk region in humans; (ii) the impact of low back pain and (iii) non-pharmacological (e.g. exercise, neurostimulation) and non-invasive procedures on motor control and sensory information integration of the trunk region.

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Krista Best

Research interests include the development and evaluation of mobility and adapted physical activity programs, including familiarization and training to use assistive technologies, for individuals with disabilities.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

Téléphone: 418-529-9141 

krista-lynn.best.1@ulaval.ca

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Université Laval
Département de génie mécanique
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot
1065 Avenue de la médecine
Québec, Québec G1V 0A6 Canada
tél. : +1-418-656-2131 poste 7727

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Philippe Cardou

Researcher in robotics and mechanical design particularly interested in the design of cable robots allowing the patient to feel the physical contacts in a virtual environment.

CIRRIS-IRDPQ

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

Téléphone: 418-529-9141 

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Jason Bouffard

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Département de kinésiologie-EPS

Pavillon Éduc. phys. et sports

2300, rue de la Terrasse

Local 002152

Québec G1V 0A6

418 656-2131 , poste 405604

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Philippe Corbeil

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