Matthew Hunt

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Matthew Hunt, PT, PhD is an Associate Professor at McGill University’s School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, and a researcher at the Centre for Research on Ethics and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation. He conducts research at the intersections of ethics, rehabilitation, and global health, and is co-lead of the Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Group.

Email: matthew.hunt [at]

An updated list of Professor Hunts publications can be found on Google Scholar 

Selected publications :

  1. Schwartz, Lisa, Elysée Nouvet, Sonya de Laat, Rachel Yantzi, Olive Wahoush, Wejdan Khater, Emmanuel Musoni Rwililiza, Ibraheen Abu-Siam, Gautham Krishnaraj*, Takliq Amir, Kevin Bezanson, Corinne Schuster Wallace, Oumou Bah Sow, Alpha Ahmadou Diallo, Fatoumata Binto Diallo, Laurie Elit, Carrie Bernard, Matthew Hunt (2023). Aid when ‘there is nothing left to offer’: Experiences of palliative care and palliative care needs in humanitarian crises. PLoS Global Public Health. 3(2): e0001306.
  2. Schuster-Wallace, Corinne, Elysée Nouvet, Isaac Rigby, Gautham Krishnaraj, Sonya de Laat, Lisa Schwartz, Matthew Hunt. (2022). Culturally sensitive palliative care in humanitarian action: lessons from a critical interpretive synthesis of culture in palliative care literature. Palliative and Supportive Care. 20(4):582-592.
  3. Hunt, Matthew, Ramasubramanian Ponnusamy, Anik Goulet, Chamila Anthonypillai, Sankar Sahayraj, Aravind Bharathwaj, Aliki Thomas, Philippe Archambault, Crystal Garnett, Caroline Storr, Dinesh Krishna (2021). An integrated knowledge translation project to develop, implement and evaluate a train-the-trainer program at a community rehabilitation program in Tamil Nadu, India. Disability and Rehabilitation. 43(26): 3868-3877
  4. Hunt, Matthew, Stephen Clarke, Raphael Lencucha. (2021). When a patient’s choice entails risks for others: third party risks, relational ethics and responsibilities of rehabilitation professionals. Disability and Rehabilitation. 43(6):870-876.
  5. Hunt, Matthew, Lisa Eckenwiler, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite, John Pringle, Nicole Pal, Ryoa Chung. (2020). Closing well: National and international humanitarian workers’ perspectives on the ethics of closing humanitarian projects. Journal of International Humanitarian Action. 5 (16).
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