Nathalie Veillette

Ph.D.
Nathalie Veillette

Contact information

École de réadaptation Université de Montréal Pavillon 7077, avenue du Parc Montréal, Québec Canada H3C 3J7 Bureau : U-467
514-343-6657
nathalie.veillette@umontreal.ca

Biography

Nathalie Veillette is an Associate professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation at University of Montreal, as well as an Investigator at the Research Centre of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal. She has trained in both psychology (Master’s degree in Neuropsychology) and occupational therapy and received her Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from Montreal University in 2008.  She was also involved as a founding member in starting the occupational therapy program at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, where she worked for 6 years.

Since 1996, Nathalie Veillette has practiced as an occupational therapist-clinician in acute-care hospitals as well as in community-based settings. While acquiring this diverse work experience, she specialized in emergency department practice. Her research focus mainly on the assessment of the functional status of older adults in the emergency department, as well as knowledge transfer between researchers and the knowledge users who would benefit from it to provide more effective health services.

Research interests

Emergency department, functional status assessment, knowledge transfer

Links of interest

Site web d’ergothérapie à l’urgence