Annette Majnemer OT, PhD, FCAHS is an occupational therapist with doctoral training in the neurosciences. She is the Vice-Dean, Education for the Faculty of Medicine and a Professor in the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, cross-appointed to the Department of Pediatrics, and a Senior Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. She has taught extensively in occupational therapy practice courses and continues to supervise graduate students in Rehabilitation Science. As Vice-Dean, Education, she chairs the Education Leadership Council, the Alliance of Professional Programs and the Steering Educational Excellence committee. Dr. Majnemer is a nominated Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and is Co-Editor of Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. She co-leads a bilingual website called Childhood Disability LINK, educating families and frontline clinicians about childhood disability research. She is currently lead of a pan-Canadian patient-oriented research CIHR-SPOR network called CHILD-BRIGHT that engages over 200 stakeholders in research, training, knowledge translation and citizen engagement platforms, collectively aimed at promoting brighter futures for children with disabilities.
Current research interests: Determinants of participation and health in children with disability, rehabilitation service utilization and delivery models, knowledge translation strategies that promote best practices, patient/family engagement.