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Contact Information

Louis Goudreau, P. Eng. B.A.Sc.
613-737-7350 x 75587
lgoudreau@ottawahospital.on.ca

Louis Goudreau

Clinician Investigator, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Engineer, Rehabilitation Engineering
The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre
Member
Professional Engineers of Ontario
Member
Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

Research Interests

Brief Biography

Louis Goudreau received a bachelor degree in electronic and telecommunication engineering from the University of Sherbrooke and has over 35 years experience in rehabilitation engineering. Following work in industry, Mr. Goudreau pursued his career in the medical field at the Atomic Energy of Canada, where he developed cancer treatment equipment. Subsequently, he moved to The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center as a computer engineer, where he developed an EMG data acquisition and Gait Analysis system. Presently, as a Clinical Engineer, Louis Goudreau is responsible for electrical and mechanical engineering design or adaptation of medical devices for patients, health care providers, and research.

Selected Publications

Trudel G, Himori K, Goudreau L, Uhthoff H (2013) Lack of Reversibility of Knee Joint contractures Untreated After Immobilization. The Journal of Rheumatology. (Accepted for publication)

Lemaire ED, Samadi R, Goudreau L, Kofman J (2013) Mechanical and Biomechanical analysis of a linear piston design for angular velocity-based orthotic control. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. Volume 50, Number 1, 43-52

Lemaire ED, Samadi R, Goudreau L, Kofman J (2012) Linear-Piston Hydraulic Design for Angular-Velocity-Based Orthotic Control. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.

Kyberd P, Lemaire ED, Scheme E, Goudreau L, Bush G, MacPhail C, Brookeshaw M, Scriber T (2011) A Two Degree of Freedom Powered Prosthetic Wrist, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 48(6), 609-618.

Lemaire ED, Goudreau L, Yakimovich T, Kofman J (2009) Angular-Velocity Control Approach for Stance-Control Orthoses. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 17(5), 497-503.

Trudel G, Himori K, Goudreau L, Uhthoff H (2003) Measurement of Articular Cartilage Surface Irregularity in Rat Knee Contracture. The Journal of Rheumatology 1003 30:10 2218-2225