Claudine Auger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact details (Research)
Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation (CRIR) du Montréal métropolitain
Site Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM)
6363 Chemin Hudson, Pavillon Lindsay
Montréal (Québec) H3S 1M9
T 514-340-2085

Contact details (School of Rehabilitation)
T 514-343-6111, #17266

Occupational Therapy


  • B.Sc Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation, McGill University (1988)
  • M.Sc Biomedical Sciences (Rehabilitation Option), Université de Montréal (2005)
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences (Rehabilitation Option), Université de Montréal (2009)
  • Postdoctorate, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University (2010-2012)
  • Postdoctorate, Rehabilitation Sciences, CanWheel Research Group, University of British Columbia (2010-2012)

Current research projects

  • Computerized monitoring tools to follow-up older adults with mobility limitations through self-report or proxy-report.
  • Ethical and technological acceptability of complex assistive technologies (electronic decision aids, voice technologies, communication aids).

Selected publications

  • Auger, C., Guay, C., Pysklywec*, A., Bier, N., Demers, L., Miller, W. C., Gelinas-Bronsard, D., Ahmed, S. (2022). What’s behind the Dashboard? Intervention Mapping of a Mobility Outcomes Monitoring System for Rehabilitation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(20), 13303. Retrieved from
  • Alhasani*, R., Auger, C., Lamontagne, A., Ahmed, S. (2022). Quality of Mobility Measures among Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury: An Umbrella Review.  Quality of life research: an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation, 31, 2567-2599.
  • Choukou, M.-A., Shortly, T., Leclerc, N., Freier, D., Lessard*, G., Demers, L., & Auger, C. (2021). Evaluating the acceptance of ambient assisted living technology (AALT) in rehabilitation: A scoping review. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 150: 104461. Available from: Libre accès:
  • Campeau-Vallerand, C., Michaud, F., Routhier, F., Archambault, P. S., Létourneau, D., Gélinas-Bronsard, D., & Auger, C. (2019). Development of a web-based monitoring system for power tilt-in-space wheelchairs: Formative evaluation. JMIR Rehabilitation Assistive Technology, 6(2), e13560. doi:10.2196/13560
  • Gélinas-Bronsard, D., Mortenson, W. B., Ahmed, S., Guay, C., & Auger, C. (2018). Co-construction of an Internet-based intervention for older assistive technology users and their family caregivers: stakeholders’ perceptions. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 1-10. doi:10.1080/17483107.2018.1499138
  • Auger, C., Rushton, P. W., Jutai, J. W., & Miller, W. C. (2018). Reliability, convergent validity and applicability of the Assistive Technology Outcome Profile for Mobility for middle-aged and older power wheelchair users. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 65(5), 439-448. doi:10.1111/1440-1630.12515
  • Chenel, V., Mortenson, W. B., Guay, M., Jutai, J.W., & Auger, C. (2018). Cultural adaptation and validation of patient decision aids: a scoping review. Patient Preferences and Adherence, 12, 321-332. org/10.2147/PPA.S151833.
  • Auger, C., Mortenson, W. B., Chenel, V., Jutai, J., & Guay, M. (2017). Cross-Cultural Adaptation of a Decision Support System for AT Selection. Dans P. Cudd et L. de Witte (dir.), Harnessing the Power of Technology to Improve Lives. (pp. 52-58). IOS Press. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-52
  • Guay, C., Auger, C., Demers, L., Mortenson, W. B., Miller, W. C., Gélinas-Bronsard, D., & Ahmed, S. (2017). Components and Outcomes of Internet-Based Interventions for Caregivers of Older Adults: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(9), e313. doi:10.2196/jmir.7896

Research interests

  • Digital Health
  • Rehabilitation Technologies
  • Older adults
  • Outcome Assessment