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Dr. Loren Ipsum

Personal Information
Firstname: 
Annette
Lastname: 
Majnemer
Profile Picture: 
Primary Position
Faculty: 
Faculty of Medicine
Department: 
School of Physical & Occupational Therapy
Institute: 
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Position/Appointment: 
Professor
Other Position/Appointment: 
Director and Associate Dean
Research Interests: 
Dr. Majnemer's research interests focus on the developmental, functional and quality of life outcomes of children with disabilities and their determinants. Populations of interest include preterm infants, children with congenital heart defects following open-heart surgery, children with cerebral palsy and developmental delay. She is also examining health service utilization patterns and quality of care in these populations. She is a member of the MUHC Research Institute and her research lab is based at the Montreal Children's Hospital.
Biography: 

BSc (OT); MSc (Neurology & Neurosurgery); PhD (Neurology & Neurosurgery) (McGill)

Dr. Annette Majnemer is the Director of the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

Selected Publications: 

Dahan-Oliel N*, Shikako-Thomas K*, Majnemer A. (2012) Quality of life and leisure participation in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities: A thematic analysis of the literature. Quality of Life Research, 21:427-39.

Majnemer A, Shevell M, Poulin C, Law M, Rosenbaum P. (2012) Indicators of distress in families of children with cerebral palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34:1202-7.

Shikako-Thomas K*, Dahan-Oliel N*, Majnemer A, Shevell MI, Law M, Birnbaum R, Rosenbaum P, Poulin C. (2012) "Play and be happy?" Leisure participation and quality of life in school-aged children with cerebral palsy. International Journal of Pediatrics, doi:10.1155/2012/387280.

Lariviere-Bastien D, Majnemer A, Shevell M, Racine E. (2011) Perspectives of adolescents and young adults with CP on the ethical and social challenges encountered in healthcare services. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, 1(1):43-54.

Brossard-Racine M*, Majnemer A, Shevell M, Snider L, Belanger SA. (2011) Handwriting capacity in children newly diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(6):2927-34.