Quan Nha Hong, Ph.D.

Assistant professor

Contact details (Research)
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR)
Site Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM)
6363 Chemin Hudson, Pavillon Lindsay
Montréal (Québec) H3S 1M9

Contact details (School of Rehabilitation)
T 514-343-6111 # 52178

Occupational therapy


  • B.Sc., Occupational therapy, Université de Montréal (1999)
  • M.Sc., Clinical sciences, Université de Sherbrooke (2001)
  • M.Sc., Health technology assessment, Université de Montréal (2010)
  • Ph.D., Family medicine and primary care, McGill University (2018)
  • Post-doctorate, Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre), Social Research Institute, University College London (UCL) et Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) (2018-2020)

Current research projects

  • Work disability in teleworkers with musculoskeletal disorders
  • Improving research literacy of patient partners
  • Use of rapid reviews to inform decision-making

Selected publications

  • Hong, Q.N., Bouix-Picasso, J., & Ruchon, C. (in press). Creation of an online inventory for choosing critical appraisal tools. Education for Information.
  • Hong, Q.N., Rees, R., Sutcliffe, K., & Thomas, J. (2020). Variations of mixed methods reviews approaches: A case study. Research Synthesis Methods, 11(6), 795-811. doi:10.1002/jrsm.1437
  • Hong, Q.N., & Pluye, P. (2019). A conceptual framework for critical appraisal in systematic mixed studies reviews. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 13(4), 446-460. doi:10.1177/1558689818770058
  • Hong, Q.N., Pluye, P., Fàbregues, S., Bartlett, G., Boardman, F., Cargo, M., Dagenais, P., Gagnon, M.-P., Griffiths, F., Nicolau, B., O’Cathain, A., Rousseau, M.-C., & Vedel, I. (2019). Improving the content validity of the Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT): A modified e-Delphi study. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 111(7), 49-59.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.03.008
  • Hong, Q.N., Pluye, P., Bujold, M., & Wassef, M. (2017). Convergent and sequential synthesis designs: Implications for conducting and reporting systematic reviews of qualitative and quantitative evidence. Systematic Reviews. 6(1), 61. doi:10.1186/s13643-017-0454-2

Research interests

  • Work rehabilitation
  • Teleworking
  • Mixed methods
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Systematic reviews
  • Knowledge translation
  • Health technology assessment and assessment of social services