Faculty Member

Patrick Loisel MD

Email Address(es)
patrick.loisel@utoronto.ca
Office Phone
416 978 7513
Office Address
Dalla Lana School of Public Health 155 College Street, 6th floor, Room 661 Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M7
Website(s)
WDP CIHR Training Program
Division(s)/Office
Occupational & Environmental Health Division
Position
Professor
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • Work disability prevention
  • Evidence implementation and evaluation
  • Return-to-work program
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Knowledge transfer and exchange

Education & Training History

1986 Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

1968 – 1972 Residency des Hôpitaux de Paris

1971 Doctorate in Medicine, Université Paris VI, France

Other Affiliations

Professor, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Adjunct Professor, University of Ontario Institute of technology

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Program

Work Disability Prevention Program at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Professional Summary & Appointments

2011 – present Coordinator, Work Disability Prevention Training Program, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

2002 – present Director, Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Program

2005 – 2008 Founder/Director, Masters in Rehabilitation Practice, Université de Sherbrooke

2000 – 2003 Director of the Quebec Network of Work Rehabilitation, (RRTQ)

1994 – 1996 Director, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Université de Sherbrooke

1995 – 2008 Professor, Department of Surgery, Université de Sherbrooke

1989 – 1995 Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Université de Sherbrooke

1985 – 1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Université de Sherbrooke

Honours & Awards

Research Chair in Work Rehabilitation, Université de Sherbrooke, funded by J. Armand Bombardier – Pratt &Whitney Canada, 2003 – 2008

Current Research Projects

2009-2015 : Loisel P (PI), Anema JR, Baril R, Breslin C, Bultmann U, Cassidy JD, Cooper JE, Corbière M, Cote P, Coutu MF, Dewa C , Dionne C, Durand MJ, Feuerstein M, Franche RL, Gagnon D, Guzman J, Hogg-Johnson S, Koehoorn M, Krause N , Lambert C, Lippel K, MacEachen E, Mairiaux P, Pransky G , Rainville P, Scardamalia M, Shaw W, Tompa E, Vézina N. CIHR Strategic Training Program in Work Disability Prevention. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Corbière M, Durand MJ, St Arnaud L, Briand C, Fassier JB, Loisel P, Validation du questionnaire ‘Obstacles au Retour au Travail et Sentiment d’Efficacité pour les Surmonter’ (ORTESES) auprès de travailleurs avec un trouble musculosquelettique ou un trouble mental tran, funded by IRSST 2011 – 2013. Amount $101,597

van der Velde G, Côté P, Hoch J, Loisel P, Shcubert J, Cost-effectiveness analysis of physician education and activation, and a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program, compared to the current legislated standard of care in Ontario for acute whiplash, funded by CIHR, 2011 – 2012. Amount $88,416

Kristman V, Shaw W, Loisel P, Soklaridis S, Williams-Whitt K., Supervisors’ perspective on accommodating back injured workers: a mixed-methods study, funded by CIHR (2010 – 12). Amount $80,469.

Loisel, P., Franche, R.L., MacEachen, E., Bultmann, U., van Oostrom, S., Gehanno, J.F., Fassier J.B., Geary, J, Keen, D., Pearson, B., Lovick, M., Kidd, C., Knowledge synthesis on the core elements of return to work interventions and implementation for musculoskeletal disorders, funded by CIHR (2010 – 2011). Amount $78,470

2009-2011: Durand, M.J, Vézina, N., Loisel, P. Élaboration d'un guide d'évaluation de la marge de manoeuvre en situation de travail, pour une clientèle présentant des incapacités prolongées d'origine musculosquelettique. Fond de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ).

2009-2011 : Coutu, M.F., Légaré, F., Durand, M.J., Corbière, M., Loisel, P. Développement d'un programme de prise de décision partagée entre l'ergothérapeute et le travailleur ayant subi un accident causant un trouble musculosquelettique persistant. Fond de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ).

2009-2010 : Loisel, P., Durand, M.J., Corbière, M., Coutu, M.F. La douleur et le statut de travail : une étude de cohorte rétrospective. Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et sécurité du travail (IRSST).

2009-2010 : Pedlar, David J., Fikretoglu,D., van til, L., Wang, J, Patten, S., Zamorski, M., Savoie, M., Loisel, P. Workplace reintegration of veterans with mental health conditions. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

2009 : Ammendolia C, Cassidy D, Soklaridis S, Andersen J, Loisel P, Hamer H, Côté P, Eng S, Carette S.The RTW Planner– Developing a step-by step best evidence guide for workplace disability prevention and return-to-work: “putting what we know into action II”.Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario, Workplace Change 2009.

Representative Publications

PUBMED publications