Position: Faculty Lecturer
Building: Davis House, 3654 prom Sir-William-Osler
Office Room: D44
Mailing Address: 3654 prom Sir-William-Osler, Montréal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y5
Office Phone: 514-398-4400 ext 094370
claire [dot] perez [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
Education: BSc (Biology); BSc (Phys Ther); MSc (Rehabilitation Sciences)
POTH 551: Neurorehabilitation
POTH 561: Integrated Neurorehabilitation
Ms Perez is an Advanced Practice Leader (Balance and Mobility) at the Feil/Oberfeld/CRIR/JRH Research Centre at the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital. In this innovative position, she works with other clinicians to share her clinical expertise and skills, consult on challenging or complex cases (adult and pediatric) and treat patients using advanced technology available in the Research Centre. Ms Perez is also involved in knowledge transfer activities to help promote and support best and evidence-based clincial practice at the JRH.
As part of the Advanced Practice Leader role, Ms Perez is involved in a number of research activities and projects within the Posture and Gait Lab at the Feil/Oberfeld/CRIR/JRH Research Centre. Her research interest focuses mainly on the post-stroke population.
Perez C, Fung J. (2011) An instrumented cane devised for gait rehabilitation and research. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 25(1);36-41.
Kizony R, Levin M, Hughey L, Perez C, Fung J. (2010) Cognitive load and dual task performance during locomotion post-stroke: a feasibility study using a functional virtual environment. Physical Therapy (Perry Gait issue) 90;252-60.
Perez C, Oates A, McFadyen BJ, Fung J. (2010) Enhanced somatosensory input for gait rehabilitatio post-stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 91(10);e25.
Patterson KK, Perez C, Oates A, Fung J. (2010) Haptic forces applied through an instrumented cane during self-paced treadmill walking post-stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 91(10);e30-1.
Kizony R, Levin M, Hughey L, Perez C, Fung J. (2010) Walking and thinking: does stroke affect the ability to adapt to different cognitive demands during gait activities? Arch Phys Med Rehabil.91(10)e30.