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Daniel Côté / Professional researcher grade 1

Ph.D. Anthropology


Daniel Côté is a researcher in the field of occupational rehabilitation at the IRSST. He obtained his Ph.D. in anthropology from Université de Montréal in 2007. His research interests are the study of pain representations and the social determinants of work disability. Mr. Côté has participated in the development of a research theme on workers in vulnerable situations, with a specific focus on immigrant workers and workers from ethnocultural minorities. The aim of his research program is to improve understanding of the rehabilitation and return-to-work process in the Québec context of ethnocultural pluralism.


  • Occupational rehabilitation
  • Pain representations
  • Intercultural relations
  • Qualitative research methodology
  • Grounded theory

Professional orders and other affiliations

  • Associate professor, Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal
  • Researcher, METISS (Migration et ethnicité dans les interventions en santé et en services sociaux) team of the CSSS de la Montagne
  • Researcher, Laboratoire de recherche en relations interculturelles (LABRRI), Université de Montréal
  • Associate Researcher, Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain (CRIR)
  • Researcher, Réseau provincial de recherche en adaptation-réadaptation (REPAR)