Claudine Auger, erg., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation, Université de Montréal,
Researcher, CRIR–Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), Lindsay Pavilion, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal
Scientific co-director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR)
Scientific co-director, Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM)

Phone: 514 340-2085 (4718)



  • B.Sc., Occupational Therapy, 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 Heath Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 2010-2012
  • Postdoctorate, CanWheel Research Group, University of British Columbia, 2012

Research Interests

Developing a set of interrelated computerized tools to ensure systematic follow-ups based on the needs of elderly people after allocation of technical aids or other rehabilitation services.

Research laboratory

Continuous Monitoring for Optimum Rehabilitation (SINCRO) Laboratory

Biomedical Research and Informatics Living Lab for Innovative Advances of New Technologies in Mobility (BRILLIANT-Rehab)

Selected Publications

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[doi] OPEN ACCESS

Tellier, M., Auger, C., & Demers, L. (2021). Training persons with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease how to use an electronic medication management device: development of an intervention protocol. Brain Impairment22(3), 329-342. [doi]  OPEN ACCESS

Auger, C., Mortenson, W.B., Jutai, J.W., Seguin-Tremblay, N., Chenel, V. & Guay, M.  (2020). Older adults’ use of an on-line decision support system: Usability and stability of assistive technology recommendations. Assistive Technology. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Tellier, M., Auger, C., Bier, N., Demers, L. (2020). Use of an electronic pillbox by older adults with mild Alzheimer’s disease: Impact on medication administration and adherence. Gerontechnology, 19(1), 66-76 [doi] OPEN ACCESS

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 and Assistive Technologies, 6(2), e13560. [doi] OPEN ACCESS



Research orientation

Axis 2: Participation, Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Services

Research topic

Theme 2: Services, Systems and Policies

Research Site

CRIR - Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal

University Affiliation