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Annette Majnemer


Position:
Professor; Director and Associate Dean, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy; Chercheur régulier, C.R.I.R. (Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation) du Montréal métropolitain www.crir.ca

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

Office Room: D-26

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

Office Phone: 514-398-4501

Lab Room: Montreal Children's Hospital

Lab Phone: 514-412-4400 x 22902

Fax: 514-398-6360

annette [dot] majnemer [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

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

Administrative Responsibilities:

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

Research Description:

Dr. Majnemer is an occupational therapist with graduate training from the Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery at McGill University (MSc, PhD). She is currently a Professor at the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, and is an Associate Member of the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology & Neurosurgery at McGill University.

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.

Research Keywords:

participation, quality of life, childhood disability, rehabilitation services, outcome measures

Selected Publications:

Shikako-Thomas K*, Shevell M, Lach L, Law M, Schmitz N, Poulin C, Majnemer A and the QUALA group. (2013). Determinants of participation in leisure activities among adolescents with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34(9):2621-2634.

Majnemer A, Shikako-Thomas K, Lach L, Shevell M, Law M, Schmitz N and the QUALA group. (2013). Mastery motivation in adolescents with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34:3384-3392.

Andersen JC, Majnemer A, O’Grady K and Gordon AM. (2013). Intensive upper extremity training for children with hemiplegia: From science to practice.  Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, Special issue: CP in Motion (J. Yager, Shevell M, eds), 20:100-105.

Brossard-Racine M*, Waknin J, Shikako-Thomas K, Shevell M, Poulin C, Lach L, Law M, Schmitz N, Majnemer A and the QUALA group. (2013). Behavioural difficulties in adolescents with cerebral palsy. Journal of Child Neurology, 28: 27-33.

Shikako-Thomas K*, Shevell M, Lach L, Law M, Schmitz N, Poulin C, Majnemer A and the QUALA group. (2013). Picture me playing - A portrait of participation and enjoyment of leisure activities in adolescents with cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34: 1001-1010.

Majnemer A (editor). (2012). Measures for children with developmental disabilities: An ICF-CY approach. MacKeith Press.

Dahan-Oliel N*, Mazer B and Majnemer A. (2012). Preterm birth and leisure participation: A synthesis of the literature. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33: 1211-1220.

Majnemer A, Limperopoulos C, Shevell M, Rohlicek C, Rosenblatt B and Tchervenkov C. (2012). Gender differences in the developmental outcomes of children with congenital heart defects who required early open heart surgery. Cardiology in the Young, 25:1-6.

Brossard-Racine M*, Mazer B, Julien M and Majnemer A. (2012). Validating the use of the Evaluation Tool of Children's Handwriting-Manuscript (ETCH-M) to identify handwriting difficulties and monitor change in school-aged children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66: 414-421.

Brossard-Racine M*, Majnemer A, Shevell M, Snider L and Belanger AS. (2012). Motor skills of children newly diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder prior to and following treatment with stimulant medication. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33: 2080-2087.

Dahan-Oliel N*, Shikako-Thomas K* and 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.