Contact Information

Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Shawn Marshall, Chief of Physiatry
505 Smyth Rd, Room 1104
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M2
Tel.: 613-737-7350 ext. 75306

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Dr. Deanna Quon, Program Director
505 Smyth Rd, Room 1200B
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M2
Tel.: 613-737-7350 ext. 75598

Resident research

Julia Lauzon – PGY2

Title: Prevalence, Impact and Treatment of Co-occurring Osteoarthritis in Stroke Patients Undergoing Rehabilitation: A Review
Authors: John Fournier, Hillel Finestone, Julia Lauzon, Thomas Mark Campbell
Published in: Stroke (August 2021)

Title: Feasibility of a Coaching App to Enhance Post-Concussion Outpatient Care
Authors: Dorothyann Curran, Julia Lauzon, Deanna Quon, Shawn Marshall
Published in: Frontiers in Medical Technology (May 2021)
Presented at: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute’s Annual Research Day (November 2019); uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Collaborative Research Day (September 2019).



Melika Rafiemehr – PGY2

Title: Evaluation of quality of life and mood disorders in caregivers of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A single-center cross-sectional study.
Authors: Rafieimehr M, Okhovat AA, Moradi K, Kiani-Mehr G, Nafissi S, Fatehi F.
Published in: Curr J Neurol 2020; 19(4): 190-5.
Link (to publication/abstract):



Darsan Sadacharam – PGY3

Title: Educating Patients on Returning to Sexual Activity Following Total Hip Arthroplasty
Authors: Tiffany Lung, Rajajee Selvam, Darsan Sadacharam, Heather Grant, Gavin Wood
Published in: Sexuality and Disability (June 2021)

Title: Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the functional recovery of patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
Authors: Darsan Sadacharam, Sarah Wong, Jessica Trier
Presented at: CAPM&R 2020



Daniel Chan – PGY3
Title: Idiopathic respiratory synkinesis: a case series
Authors: Daniel Chan Chun Kong, Ariel Breiner, Gerald Wolf
Published in: Muscle and Nerve (2020)
Presented at: CaPMR (2019); University of Montreal Neurology Student Symposium (2019)
Title: Effect of rehabilitation on biologic and transcriptomic responses after hospital-acquired deconditioning: a prospective longitudinal feasibility study
Authors: Odette Laneuville ,Lynda Rocheleau , Daniel Chan Chun Kong , Martin Pelchat & Guy Trudel
Published in: Disability & Rehabilitation (2021)
Title: Determinants of Poor Glycemic Control in Patients with Kidney Transplants: A Single-Center Retrospective Cohort Study in Canada
Authors: Daniel Chan Chun Kong, Mary-Anne Doyle, Stephanie Hoar
Published in: Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease (2020)
Presented at: 2019: Department of Medicine Research Day, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON (Podium); 2018: Faculty of Medicine Summer Studentship Symposium, University of Ottawa (Poster)
Title: Feasibility of incorporating functionally relevant virtual rehabilitation in sub-acute stroke care: perception of patients and clinicians
Authors: Marika Demers, Daniel Chan Chun Kong, Mindy Levin
Published in: Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology (2019)



Hedva Chiu – PGY4
Title: Popcorn universalis
Authors: Hedva Chiu and Guy Trudel
Published in: BMJ (2022)
Title: A patient-centered knowledge translation tool for treat-to-target strategy in rheumatoid arthritis: Patient and rheumatologist perspectives.
Authors: Helen Benham, Hedva Chiu, Joanne Tesiram, Ahmed Mehdi, Peter Landsberg, Sergei Grosman, Andrew Harrison, Peter Nash, Ranjeny Thomas, Danette Langbecker, Mieke Van Driel
Published in: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases (2021)
Title: Student curation of learning activities and resources (SCOLAR)
Authors: Hedva Chiu, Cynthia Turner, Louise Green, Alison Green, Michaela Kelly, Nancy Sturman
Poster Presented at: Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2019 Conference
Title: Progressive Encephalomyelitis with rigidity and Myoclonus: A case series
Authors: Hedva Chiu
Publication (pending): Submitted to the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences (not accepted yet)

PSI resident research grant - $6000
University of Ottawa Department of Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) Health Professions Education Research Grant - $7500



Amy Cook, PGY4

Title: What is the Fracture Risk in Patients at a Multidisciplinary Neuromuscular Clinic?
Authors: George J. Francis, Amy E. Cook, Donald W. Morrish, K. Ming Chan, and Hernish J. Acharya
Published in: Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases, 2018
Presented at: N/A
Link to abstract:

Title: Education in the Time of COVID: At-a-Distance Training in Neuromusculoskeletal Ultrasonography
Authors: Amy E. Cook and Peter Inkpen
Published in: Archives of Rehabilitation Research & Clinical Translation, 2020
Link to abstract:

Title: Second-Order Peer Reviews of Clinically Relevant Articles for the Physiatrist
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Reduces Movement-Evoked Pain and Fatigue: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Authors: Samantha K.O. Buchanan, Amy E. Cook, John F. Flannery
Published in: American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Title: Case Report: Stroke Rehabilitation of Dysphagia and Anarthria in Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome
Authors: Amy Cook, MD; Anne Carey, M.Sc.A S-LP(C) Reg. CASLPO; Christine Yang, MD, FRCPC
Presented at: World Stroke Congress, 2021



Michael Osmond, PGY5

Title: Physiatry Reviews for Evidence in Practice – Article reviewed is “Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation vs a Monitored Home-Based Program on Mobility in Patients With Total Knee Arthroplasty: The HIHO Randomized Clinical Trial”
Authors: Michael Osmond, Dinesh Kumbhare
Published in: American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2017)


Title: The Localization and Anatomical Relationships of the Motor Nerve Branches of the Sciatic Nerve to the Hamstring Musculature. 
Authors: Michael Osmond, Jennifer McDonald, Christopher Ramnanan
Presented at: University of Ottawa Physiatry Research Day (2020-2022)



Travis Davidson, PGY5

Title: Using the Six-minute Walk Test to Monitor Peak Oxygen Uptake Response to Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients with Heart Failure.
Authors: Chirico, D., Davidson, T., Terada, T., Scott, K., Keast, M-L., Reid, R., Pipe, A. & Reed, J.
Published in: Accepted to Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (2020)
Presented at: CAPM&R 2019 annual scientific meeting – Resident research award recipient

Title: The effects of attentional focus and dual-tasking on conventional deadlift performance in experienced lifters.
Authors: Chan. A., Davidson, T., Robertson, G. & Lajoie, Y. (2022). 
Presented at: CASEM 2022 annual scientific meeting 

Title: The association between obesity measured using a single BMI cut-off and cardiac rehabilitation outcomes. (2022)
Authors: Davidson, T., Terada, T., & Reed, J.L.
Presented at: Accepted to ISPRM 2022 



Jody-Lynn Young, PM&R graduate 2022

Title: Microprocessor Knee versus Non-Microprocessor knee for back-up device in Lower Limb Prostheses: A qualitative study
Authors: Jody-lynn Young, Eva Guerin, Markus Besemann, Nancy Dudek
Published in: Pending paper publications - Online access
Presented at: OAAC Conference 2021, CAPMR 2021 (Posters)



Andrew Round, PM&R graduate 2022

Title: The Efficacy of 3D Hip Phantoms to Improve Medical Trainee Proficiency in Performing Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections
Authors: Round, A., Mittal, N., Bellingham, G., McDonald, J.
Published: Submission planned for June 2022
Presented: Annual PM&R Research Day, Ottawa, ON, Jan 26th, 2022

Title: Neurogenic Bowel in Acute Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injury: Impact of Laxatives and Opioids
Authors: Round AM , Joo MC, Barakso CM, Fallah N, Noonan VK, Krassioukov AV
Published: April 2021

Title: An Evaluation of the International Standards to Document Remaining Autonomic Function after Spinal Cord Injury: Input from the International Community
Authors: Round, A., Park, S., Walden, K., Noonan, V., Townson, A., Krassioukov, A.

  • Canadian Association of PM&R conference – London, ON, May 2016
  • ISCOS/ASIA Joint International Conference – Montreal, May 2015
  • 3rd Annual Autonomic Symposium – Vancouver, May 2015
  • GF Strong Research Day – Vancouver, April 2015
  • Annual Research Meeting at ICORD – Vancouver, March 2015

Published: Spinal Cord (ISCOS) (Nov 2016)



Derek Petit, PM&R graduate 2022

Title: The diagnostic accuracy and inter-rater reliability of the Lever sign compared to the Lachman, Anterior Drawer and Pivot Shift in anterior cruciate ligament injuries
Authors: Derek Petit, Andrew G. Marshall
Published in: TBD (submitted to Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine)
Presented at: CASEM 2022 (April 2022; Poster)

Title: “2 minutes, 2 slides!” clinical case
Authors: Derek Petit
Presented at: CASEM 2022 (April 2022)

Title: Cervicalgie, Lombalgie, Fibromyalgia: Quand tout fait mal!
Authors: Derek Petit
Presented at: Colloque Francophone de Médecine Bal de Neige (February 2022)

Title: Clinically Relevant Nerve “Stuff”: From Theory to Practice
Authors: Derek Petit
Published in: N/A
Presented at: Citywide Sports Medicine Rounds, organized by Carleton Sports Medicine (April 2021)

Title: Boosters for clerkship professionalism curriculum: online Self-Learning Modules                                                
Authors: Derek Petit, Anna Byszewski, Heather Lochnan
Published in: Medical Education
Presented at: N/A

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