Barbara Mazer, erg., Ph.D.

Associate Professor (part-time), School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University;
Researcher, CRIR–Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital Research Centre, CISSS de Laval

Phone: 450 688-9550 (526)

Fax: 450 688-3673



  • B.Sc., Occupational Therapy, Queen’s University, Kingston ON, 1981
  • M.Sc., Rehabilitatyion Sciences, McGill University, 1986
  • Ph.D., Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 2001

Research interest

Evaluating driving after stroke.


Transports and Community Mobility, Driving Rehabilitation and Community Participation Laboratory

Selected publications

Chen, Y.-T., Gélinas, I., Mazer, B., Myers, A., Vrkljan, B., Koppel, S., . . . Marshall, S. (2021). Personal and clinical factors associated with older drivers’ self-awareness of driving performance. Canadian Journal on Aging, 40(1), 82-86. [doi]

Chen, Y. T., Mazer, B., Myers, A., Vrkljan, B., Koppel, S., Charlton, J. L., . . . Gélinas, I. (2020). Changes in older drivers’ self-awareness of driving ability over one year. Accident: Analysis and Prevention, 144, 105552. [doi]

Vrkljan, B., Montpetit, A., Naglie, G., Rapoport, M. & Mazer, B. (2019). Interventions that support major life transitions in older adulthood: A systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, 31(3), 393-415. [doi]

Chen, Y.T., Gélinas, I. & Mazer, B. (2018). Determining older adults’ fitness-to-drive: Comparing the standard on-road driving evaluation and the naturalistic driving observation. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 36(1), 90-106. [doi]

Mazer, B., Laliberté, M., Hunt, M., Lemoignan, J., Gélinas, I., Vrkljan, B., . . . Marshall, S. (2016). Ethics of clinical decision-making for older drivers: Reporting health-related driving risk. Canadian Journal on Aging, 35(S1), 69-80. [doi]



Research orientation

Axis 2: Participation, Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Services

Research topic

Theme 2: Services, Systems and Policies

Research Site

CRIR – Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, CISSS de Laval

University Affiliation