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Claire Perez

Claire Perez
 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

Fax: 514-398-6360

claire [dot] perez [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 

Education: BSc (Biology); BSc (Phys Ther); MSc (Rehabilitation Sciences)


POTH 551: Neurorehabilitation
POTH 561: Integrated Neurorehabilitation

Clinical Practice:

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.

Research Description:

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.

Selected Publications:

Fung J and Perez C. (2011). Sensorimotor enhancement with a mixed reality system for balance and mobility rehabilitation. Conference Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 6753-7.

Perez C and 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 and 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 and Fung J. (2010). Enhanced somatosensory input for gait rehabilitatio post-stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 91(10):e25.

Patterson KK, Perez C, Oates A and 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 and 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.