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Marika Demers

Position: Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (OT)

Building: Davis House, 3654 prom. Sir-William-Osler

Office Room: D38

Mailing Address:
3654 prom. Sir-William-Osler, Montreal QC, H3G 1Y5

Office Phone:


marika [dot] demers [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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.