Sara Ahmed, pht., Ph.D.

Professeure agrégée, École de physiothérapie et d'ergothérapie, Université McGill, Chercheure et responsable de site, CRIR - Centre de réadaptation Constance-Lethbridge du CIUSSS COIM

Téléphone : 514 398-4400 # 00531

Télécopieur : 514 843-1551

Courriel :


  • B.Sc., physiothérapie, Université McGill, 1996
  • M.Sc., médecine de réadaptation, Université McGill, 1998
  • Ph.D., épidémiologie et biostatistiques, Université McGill, 2004
  • Postdoctorat, informatique clinique et de santé, Université McGill, 2007

Intérêts de recherche

Asthme, gestion des maladies chroniques, informatique de santé, prestation de services, qualité de vie liée à l’état de santé.

Publications récentes

Martin, P., Tamblyn, R., Ahmed, S. & Tannenbaum, C. (2013). A drug education tool developed for older adults changes knowledge, beliefs and risk perceptions about inappropriate benzodiazepine prescriptions in the elderly. Patient Education and Counseling, 92(1), 81-87.

Martin, P., Tamblyn, R., Ahmed, S. & Tannenbaum, C. (2013). An educational intervention to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications among older adults (EMPOWER study): protocol for a cluster randomized trial. Trials, 14(1), 80.

Prasanna, S., Korner-Bitensky, N. & Ahmed, S. (2013). Why do people delay accessing health care for knee osteoarthritis? Exploring beliefs of health professionals and lay people. Physiotherapy Canada, 65(1), 56-63.

Reeve, B.B., Wyrwich, K.W., Wu, A.W., Velikova, G., Terwee, C.B., Snyder, C.F., … Ahmed, S., Aaronson, N.K. & Butt, Z. (2013). ISOQOL recommends minimum standards for patient-reported outcome measures used in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research. Quality of Life Research, 1-17.

Schwartz, C.E., Ahmed, S., Sawatzky, R., Sajobi, T., Mayo, N., Finkelstein, J., Lix, L., Verdam, M.G., Oort, F.J. & Sprangers, M.A. (2013). Guidelines for secondary analysis in search of response shift. Quality of Life Research.

Wicks, P., Stamford, J., Grootenhuis, M.A., Haverman, L. & Ahmed, S. (2013). Innovations in e-health. Quality of Life Research.

Ahmed, S., Berzon, R.A., Revicki, D.A., Lenderking, W.R., Moinpour, C.M., Basch, E., … Wu, A. W. (2012). The use of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) within comparative effectiveness research: Implications for clinical practice and health care policy. Medical Care, 50(12), 1060-1070.

Figueiredo, S., Finch, L., Mai, J., Ahmed, S., Huang, A. & Mayo, N. E. (2012). Nordic walking for geriatric rehabilitation: a randomized pilot trial. Disability and Rehabilitation, 35(12), 968-975.

Petzold, A., Korner-Bitensky, N., Salbach, N.M., Ahmed, S., Menon, A. & Ogourtsova, T. (2012). Increasing knowledge of best practices for occupational therapists treating post-stroke unilateral spatial neglect: Results of a knowledge-translation intervention study. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 44(2), 118-124.

Ahmed, S., Mayo, N., Scott, S., Kuspinar, A. & Schwartz, C. (2011). Using latent trajectory analysis of residuals to detect response shift in general health among patients with multiple sclerosis article (Erratum in: Qual Life Res. 2012 Feb;21(1):185). Quality of Life Research, 20(10), 1555-1560.

Ahmed, S., Gogovor, A., Kosseim, M., Poissant, L., Riopelle, R., Simmonds, M.J., et al. (2010). Advancing the chronic care road map: A contemporary overview. Healthcare Quarterly, 13(3), 72-79.

Ahmed, S. & Schwartz, C.E. (2010). Quality of life in light of appraisal and response shift. In A. Steptoe, K. Freedland, J.R. Jennings, M.M. Llabre, S.B. Manuck & E.J. Susman (Eds.), Handbook of Behavioral Medicine: Methods and Applications (1st ed., pp. 955-968). New York NY: Springer-Verlag.

Poissant, L., Ahmed, S., Riopelle, R.J., Rochette, A., Lefebvre, H. & Radcliffe-Branch, D. (2010). Synergizing expectation and execution for stroke communities of practice innovations ( Implementation Science, 5, 44.

Axe de recherche

Axe 2 : Participation, inclusion sociale et services de réadaptation

Thème de recherche

Axe 2 - Thème 2 : Services, systèmes et politiques

Affiliation universitaire