Affiliated with RHI since 2005, Dr. Luc Noreau is currently the Principal Investigator on the SCI Community Survey, an RHI-sponsored project to determine the most critical needs of people with SCI, and Canada’s largest ever survey to be conducted on the SCI community.
He began by working on the RHSCIR study in its early days and, as the Lead of the Community.
A champion for community research, Dr. Noreau remains focused on SCI rehabilitation outcomes, the process of community reintegration, the quality of social participation for people with SCI, and how the environment contributes to social participation for people with disabilities.ity Integration Practice Network, supported colleagues throughout the development of SCI-specific practice guidelines for family physicians, SCI patient education tools, and physical activity guidelines for adults with SCI.
Said Dr. Noreau, "Working with RHI has been a tremendous experience. From a community integration perspective, RHI has helped to bring together the most dedicated researchers from ‘coast-to-coast’ to complete projects that have a real impact in the lives of people with SCI."
Dr. Luc Noreau is the Scientific Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS), the research centre of the Quebec Rehabilitation Institute (IRDPQ)
Luc Noreau is the Principal Investigator on the RHI-supported SCI Community Survey