Annie Rochette, Ph.D.

Full Professor

Contact details (Research)

Regular Researcher,
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR),
Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau

Contact details (School of Rehabilitation)
T 514 343-2192

Research background (french)


  • B.Sc. Occupational Therapy, McGill University (1993)
  • M.Sc. Clinical Sciences (Geriatrics), Université de Sherbrooke (2000)
  • Ph.D. Clinical Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke (2004)
  • Postdoctorate, Rehabilitation, McGill University (2006)

Current research projects

  • Updating and development of the knowledge transfer web site on stroke rehabilitation
  • Actual practices of occupational therapists holding a professional master
  • Improving Stroke Rehabilitation Services Through Evidence-based Practice and Knowledge Translation

Selected publications

Co-author of the book Phénoménologie de l’Accident Vasculaire Cérébral : Pourquoi un AVC ce jour-là et dans ces circonstances ? Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 154 pages (Rochette, A., & Gaulin, P., 2017) (see also their video at Salon du livre de Montréal 2017).

  • Rochette, A., Swaine, B., Kehayia, E., Roche, L., Guérard, C., & Bourque, L. È.-M. (2017). Can training offered to shopping mall employees improve their knowledge about disability and perceived self-confidence in interacting with persons presenting various limitations?. Cogent Social Sciences, 3(1), 1274226. doi:10.1080/23311886.2016.1274226
  • Rochette, A., Gaulin, P., Chamelian, L., Hebert, L., Lapierre, M., & Deschaintre, Y. (2016). Circumstances surrounding the onset of stroke: a qualitative study. Journal of Advance Nursing, 72(3), 641-649. doi:10.1111/jan.12858
  • Rochette, A., Racine, E., Lefebvre, H., Bastien, J., & Tellier, M. (2014). Actual and ideal services in acute care and rehabilitation for relatives post-stroke from three perspectives: relatives, stroke clients and health professionals. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 46(1), 16-22. doi:10.2340/16501977-1228
  • Rochette, A., Racine, E., Lefebvre, H., Lacombe, J., Bastien, J., & Tellier, M. (2014). Ethical issues relating to the inclusion of relatives as clients in the post-stroke rehabilitation process as perceived by patients, relatives and health professionals. Patient Education and Counselling, 94(3), 384-389. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2013.10.028
  • Rochette, A., Korner-Bitensky, N., Bishop, D., Teasell, R., White, C., Bravo, G., . . . Bayley, M. (2013). The YOU CALL – WE CALL Randomised Clinical Trial: Impact of a Multimodal Support Intervention after a mild Stroke. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 6(6), 674-679. doi:10.1161/circoutcomes.113.000375

Research interests

  • Social participation
  • Cerebral vascular accident
  • Close relatives
  • Pedagogy and knowledge mobilization