null Noemi Dahan-Oliel, OT, PhD

Shriners Investigator, RI-MUHC

Surgical and Interventional Sciences Program

Associate Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University



knowledge translation • patient-oriented research • pediatrics • musculoskeletal • quality of life

Research Focus

My research focuses on the functional and quality of life outcomes of children with musculoskeletal and neurodevelopmental disabilities across the lifespan, and their contextual and environmental determinants as they relate to community integration. My research methodologies include integrated knowledge translation, knowledge synthesis, and quantitative and qualitative designs.

Selected Publications

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  • Dahan-Oliel N, Cachecho S, Barnes D, Bedard T, Davison AM, Dieterich K, Donohoe M, Fąfara A, Hamdy R, Hjartarson HT, S Hoffman N, Kimber E, Komolkin I, Lester R, Pontén E, van Bosse HJP, Hall JG. International multidisciplinary collaboration toward an annotated definition of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2019 Sep;181(3):288-299. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.c.31721.

  • Majnemer A, Rohlicek C, Dahan-Oliel N, Sahakian S, Mazer B, Maltais DB, Schmitz N. Participation in leisure activities in adolescents with congenital heart defects. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2019 Dec 3. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14422.

  • Elfassy C, Darsaklis VB, Snider L, Gagnon C, Hamdy R, Dahan-Oliel N. Rehabilitation needs of youth with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: Perspectives from key stakeholders. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Feb 11:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1559364.

  • Dahan-Oliel N, Bedard T, Darsaklis VB, Hall JG, van Bosse HJP, Hamdy RC. Development of a research platform for children with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: study protocol for a pilot registry. BMJ Open. 2018 Jun 30;8(6):e021377. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021377.

  • Dahan-Oliel N, Oliel S, Tsimicalis A, Montpetit K, Rauch F, Dogba MJ. Quality of life in osteogenesis imperfecta: A mixed-methods systematic review. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Jan;170A(1):62-76. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37377.