Position: Assistant Professor, Director, Physical Therapy Program
Building: Davis House, 3654 prom Sir-William-Osler
Office Room: D-22
Mailing Address: 3654 prom Sir-William-Osler, Montréal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y5
Office Phone: 514-398-8577
judith [dot] soicher [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
Education: BSc (Phys Ther); MSc (Rehabilitation Science); PhD (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
POTH 401: Research Methods
POTH 612: Advanced Research Methods
PHTH 552: Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation
PHTH 641: Topics in Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation
Dr. Soicher’s expertise is in chronic disease self-management and pulmonary rehabilitation. Her recent research has focused on the use of advanced regression and structural modeling techniques to evaluate physical activity behaviour and its psychosocial and disease-related predictors among individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Other research areas include program evaluation and health outcomes. She is an Associate Member of the Respiratory Division, McGill University and is affiliated with the Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit of the McGill University Health Centre.
Pulmonary disease, rehabilitation, physical activity, self-management, health behaviour, COPD, clinical research, statistical modeling, program evaluation
Soicher JE, Mayo NE, Gauvin L, Hanley JA and Bourbeau J. (2012). Trajectories of endurance activity in COPD patients following pulmonary rehabilitation. Eur Resp J, 39(2):272-278.
Saey D, Bernard S, Gagnon P, Laviolette L, Soicher J, Maltais F, Desgagné P, Coast V and Devost AA. (2009). Pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Panminerva Medica, 51(2):95-114.