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André Bussières

André Bussières Position: Assistant Professor

Building: Hosmer House 3630 prom Sir-William-Osler

Office Room: H-205

Mailing Address: 3654 prom Sir-William-Osler, Montréal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y5

Office Phone: (514) 398-4400 ext 00849

andre [dot] bussieres [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)


  • Assistant Professor, McGill's School of Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Cross-appointment: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Professeur (régulier), Département Chiropratique, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)

Education: BSc (Nursing) Université de Montréal; DC, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto; Fellowship in Clinical Sciences, Toronto; MSc (Kinesiology) Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières; PhD (Population Health) University of Ottawa.

Research Interests:

Dr. Bussières' research focuses on clinical practice guideline development and uptake to improve process of care and patient outcome, knowledge synthesis, implementation research and professional behaviour change, and musculoskeletal disorders.

Selected Publications:

Bussières AE, Patey A, Francis JJ, Sales A, Grimshaw JM. (2012). Identifying factors likely to influence compliance with diagnostic imaging guideline recommendations for spine disorders among chiropractors in North America: a focus group study using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Implementation Science. 7:82.

Taylor JAM, Bussières AE. (2012) Diagnostic imaging for spinal disorders in the elderly: A narrative review. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 20(1):16.

Grimshaw, J, Worswick, J, Mayhew A, Bennet R, Fiander M, Vachon B, Wayne C, Weir M, Augustincic L, Bussieres A, Cheung A, Laberge H, Pardo J, Silver A. (2010). An Overview of Quality Improvement and Health System Interventions to Improve Diabetes Management and Outcomes. Ottawa, Canada: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

Bussières AE, Laurencelle L, Peterson C. (2010) Diagnostic imaging guidelines implementation study: A randomized trial with postal follow-ups. J Chiropractic Edu. 24(1):3-19.

Stuber K, Bussières A, Gotlib A. (2009) Chiropractic research capacity in Canada in 2008 – Phase 3. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 53(2):225-228.

Stuber K, Bussières A, Gotlib A. (2009) Research consortium workshop III to advance the Canadian Chiropractic Research Agenda. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 53(1):7-13.

Stuber K, Bussières A, Gotlib A. (2009) Chiropractic research capacity in Canada in 2008. J Can Chiropr Assoc. 53(2):78-86.