Anne Hudon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Contact details (Research)

Contact details (School of Rehabilitation)
T 514 343-6111, ext. 5935
514 343-2105



  • B.Sc. and M.Sc. Physical Therapy, 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