Tony Leroux, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice-Rector for Quality Promotion, Université de Montréal;
Professor, School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Université de Montréal;
Regular Researcher, Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), Laurier pavilion, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal

Phone: 514 284-2214 (3703)

Fax: 514 284-5086



  • B.Sc., Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology, Université de Montréal, 1986
  • Certificate, Human Biology, Université de Bordeaux 2 , Victor Segalen, France, 1987
  • M.Sc., Biomedical Sciences, Université de Montréal, 1988
  • Ph.D., Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa ON, 1999

Research interests

Hearing and society; noise and hearing; effects of noise and other contaminants on hearing; auditory processing disorders; rehabilitation.


Noise Research Lab

Selected publications

Feder, K.P., Michaud, D.S., McNamee, J., Fitzpatrick, E., Davis, H. & Leroux, T. (2017). Prevalence of hazardous occupational noise exposure, hearing loss and hearing protection usage among a representative sample of working Canadians. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 59(1), 92-113. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Michaud, D., Keith, S., Feder, K., Voicescu, S., Marro, L., Than, J., Guay, M., Bower, T., Denning, A., Lavigne, E., Whelan, C., Janssen, S., Leroux, T. & van den Berg, F. (2016). Personal and situational variables associated with wind turbine noise annoyance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(3), 1455-1466. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Girard, S.A., Leroux, T., Verreault, R., Courteau, M., Picard, M., Turcotte, F., Baril, J. & Richer, O. (2015). Cardiovascular disease mortality among retired workers chronically exposed to intense occupational noise. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 88(1), 123-130. [doi]

Vyskocil, A., Truchon, G., Leroux, T., Lemay, F., Gendron, M., Gagnon, F., El Majidi, N., Lim, S., Émond, C. & Viau, C. (2012). A weight of evidence approach for the assessment of the ototoxic potential of industrial chemicals. Toxicology and Industrial Health, 28(9), 796-819. [doi]

Picard, M., Girard, S.A., Simard, M., Larocque, R., Leroux,T. & Turcotte, F. (2008). Association of work-related accidents with noise exposure in the workplace and noise-induced hearing loss based on the experience of some 240,000 person-year of observation. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 40(5), 1644-1652. [doi]




Research orientation

Axis 1: Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Functions and Activities

Research topic

Thème 1 : The person, their entourage and the community

Theme 1: Functional Mechanisms

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