Anne Hudon, Ph.D.

Assistant professor

Contact details (Research)
Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation (CRIR) du Montréal métropolitain
Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal
Lindsay Pavilion
6300, avenue Darlington
Montréal (Québec)  H3S 2J4

Contact details (School of rehabilitation)
T 514 343-6111, ext. 5935



  • B.Sc. Physiotherapy, Université de Montréal (2009)
  • M.Sc. Physiotherapy, Université de Montréal (2010)
  • Ph.D. Rehabilitation Sciences, Université de Montréal (2017)
  • CIHR Strategic Training Program on Work Disability Prevention, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (2014-2015)
  • Postdoctorate School of Public Health and Health Systems (University of Waterloo) and Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section (University of Ottawa) (2017-2019)

      Current research projects

      • Roles and impacts of fist-line healthcare professionals in the care of injured workers in four jurisdictions (Quebec, Ontario, Victoria – Australia, Washington State – United States).
      • Health policies, organization of services and access to physiotherapy care in Quebec and Canada.
      • Access to non-pharmacological care for patients with musculoskeletal pain.
      • Development of the role of advocate by healthcare professionals.
      • Teaching and curriculum development about pain in physiotherapy programs.

      Selected publications

      • Hudon, A., Lippel, K., & MacEachen, E. (2019). Mapping first-line health care providers’ roles, practices, and impacts on care for workers with compensable musculoskeletal disorders in four jurisdictions: A critical interpretive synthesis. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 62(7), 545-558. doi:10.1002/ajim.22972
      • Hudon, A., Ehrmann Feldman, D., & Hunt, M. (2019). Tensions Living Out Professional Values for Physical Therapists Treating Injured Workers. Qualitative Health Research, 29(6), 876-888. doi:10.1177/1049732318803589
      • Wideman, T. H., Edwards, R. R., Walton, D. M., Martel, M. O., Hudon, A., & Seminowicz, D. A. (2019). The Multimodal Assessment Model of Pain: A Novel Framework for Further Integrating the Subjective Pain Experience Within Research and Practice. Clinical Journal of Pain, 35(3), 212-221. doi:10.1097/ajp.0000000000000670
      • Hudon, A., Hunt, M., & Ehrmann Feldman, D. (2018). Physiotherapy for injured workers in Canada: are insurers’ and clinics’ policies threatening good quality and equity of care? Results of a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 682. doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3491-1
      • Hudon, A., Blackburn, É., Laliberté, M., Perreault, K., Mazer, B., Ehrmann Feldman, D., Williams-Jones, B., & Hunt, M. (2018). Supporting ethics educators in Canadian occupational therapy and physical therapy programs: A national interprofessional knowledge exchange project. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 32(4), 452-462. doi:10.1080/13561820.2018.1435514
      • Deslauriers, S., Raymond, M.-H., Laliberté, M., Hudon, A., Desmeules, F., Feldman, D. E., & Perreault, K. (2018). Prioritization of Referrals in Outpatient Physiotherapy Departments in Québec and Implications for Equity in Access. Canadian Journal of Bioethics / Revue canadienne de bioéthique, 1(3), 49-60. doi:
      • Hudon, A., Deslauriers, S., & Cleaver, S. (2019). Les iniquités dans l’offre de services en physiothérapie : résultats d’un atelier et appel à l’action! PhysioQuébec (Revue de l’Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec), 46(1), 16-20.
      • Hudon, A., Drolet, M. J., & Williams-Jones, B. (2015). Ethical issues raised by private practice physiotherapy are more diverse than first meets the eye: recommendations from a literature review. Physiotherapy Canada, 67(2), 124-132. doi:10.3138/ptc.2014-10

      Research interests

      • Ethical and organizational issues in rehabilitation
      • Work-related musculoskeletal injuries and work rehabilitation
      • Analysis of health policies and healthcare systems
      • Access to physiotherapy care
      • Equity in healthcare and advocacy
      • Innovative approaches to teaching and managing pain
      • Qualitative and mixed methods