Dr. Olivier Beauchet

Academic title(s): 

Professor - Department of Medicine, Divisions of Geriatrics and Experimental Medicine

Contact Information
Address: 

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
Jewish General Hospital
3755 CĂ´te Ste-Catherine Road,
Montreal, Qc, H3T 1E2

Phone: 
(514) 340-8222 ext. 24765
Email address: 
olivier.beauchet [at] mcgill.ca
Current research: 

Age-Related Gait Disorders, Cognitive Decline, Vitamin D, Modeling

Projects: 

1. Develop, validate and transfer into Canadian clinical practice a unique tool for the diagnosis of hypovitaminosis D without any blood test in older community-dwellers.
2. Examine the effects of 400 IU vitamin D3 daily taken in 2 tubs of yogurt on gait and cognitive performance, and on serum 25OHD concentration in older community-dwellers.
3. Develop a complementary intervention of proposed Alzheimer's Disease home care by focusing on the empowerment of spouses who act as caregivers of AD individuals to independently manage their health using the combination of the quantified-self approach and Information and Communications Technology.
4. Modeling gait in health older adults.

Selected publications: 
Research areas: 
Aging