Position: Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
Building: Davis House
Office Room: D38
Mailing Address: 3654 prom. Sir William Osler, Montreal QC, H3G 1Y5
Office Phone: 514-398-2772
marika [dot] demers [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
Education: BSc (Ergothérapie) Université de Montréal, MSc candidate (Rehabilitation Science) McGill University
OCC1-501 Clinical Practicum I
OCC1-502 Clinical Practicum II
OCC1-503 Clinical Practicum III
OCC1-602 Clinical Practicum IV
Research Interests: Marika Demers' interests are directed towards the use of dance as a therapeutic modality in rehabilitation for various populations, especially after a stroke. She is also interested in knowledge translation and innovative treatment interventions designed for people who suffered from a stroke.
Research Description: Her current research project is looking at the knowledge translation about the use of dance as a therapeutic modality. This project is focusing on the support and barriers involved in translating knowledge about dance in rehabilitation to provide clear, concise and user-friendly instructions on the therapeutic use of a dance class.
Clinical Practice: Ms Demers is an occupational therapist working at the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital in the Stroke program.