Tania Janaudis-Ferreira

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor

Tania Janaudis-Ferreira
Contact Information

Mailing Address: 3654 prom Sir-William-Osler, Montréal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y5

Building: Hosmer House 3630 Prom Sir-William-Osler

514 398 5326
Email address: 
tania.janaudis-ferreira [at] mcgill.ca
Assistant Professor in the PT program

Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy - Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, Brazil; 

Specialization in Respiratory Physiotherapy- Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Master’s in Physiotherapy - Dept. of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umeå University, Sweden; 

PhD in Physiotherapy – Dept. of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umeå University, Sweden; 


Teaching areas: 

PHTH-652: Integrated Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation


Current research: 

The overall goal of Dr. Janaudis-Ferreira's research program is to improve care and rehabilitation outcomes of (i) individuals with chronic lung disease and (ii) transplant patients. Specific research interests include: assessing disability in individuals with chronic lung disease and transplant candidates/recipients and examining the effects of different rehabilitation interventions for these patient populations.

Dr. Janaudis-Ferreira is a co-founder of the Canadian Network for Rehabilitation and Exercise for Solid Organ Transplant Optimal Recovery (https://www.cntrp.ca/canrestore-exercise-rehabilitation)

Dr. Janaudis-Ferreira is currently accepting graduate students (MSc and PhD) and post-doctoral fellows.

Research Areas: 

Physical Rehabilitation


Pulmonary Rehabilitation


Clinical Research

Knowledge Translation

Selected publications: 

Janaudis-Ferreira T, Mathur S, Romano J, Goldstein R, Brooks D. Arm activity in daily life in COPD. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. In Press.

Tang M, Mawji N, Chung S, Brijlal R, Lim Sze How Jk, Wickerson L, Rozenberg D, Singer LG, Mathus S, Janaudis-Ferreira T. Factors affecting discharge destination following lung transplantation. Clinical Transplantation. 2015; 29(7): 581-7.

Mathur S, Janaudis-Ferreira T, Wickerson L, Singer L, Patcai J, Rozenberg D, Blydt-Hansen T, Hartmann E, Haykowsky M, Helm D, High K, Howes N, Kamath B, Lands L, Marzolini S, Sonnenday C. Exercise in Solid Organ Transplant: Consensus Recommendations for Research Agenda. American Journal of Transplantation. 2014; 14: 2235-2245.  

Harrison S, Janaudis-Ferreira T, Brooks D, Desveaux L, Goldstein R. Self-management following an acute exacerbation of COPD. A systematic review. Chest. 2014 Oct 23. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-1658. [Epub ahead of print]. 

Janaudis-Ferreira T, Beauchamp MK, Robles-Ribeiro P, Goldstein RS, Brooks D. Measure of activities of daily living in individuals with COPD: a systematic review. Chest 2013 May 16. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-0016. [Epub ahead of print].

Janaudis-Ferreira T, Brooks D. How should we train the upper limbs? (Editorial). Chronic Respiratory Disease August 2012; 9: 151-152.

Janaudis-Ferreira T, Beauchamp MK, Goldstein RS, Brooks D. How should we measure arm exercise capacity in individuals with COPD: a systematic review. Chest, 2012; 141(1):111-120.

Janaudis-Ferreira T, Hill K, Goldstein R, Robles-Ribeiro P, Beauchamp M, Dolmage T, Wadell K, Brooks D. Resistance arm training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial. Chest, 2011; 139(1):151-158.

See current publications list at Pubmed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Janaudis-Ferreira


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