Professor & Interim Director,
Ingram School of Nursing
Research Institute - McGill University Health Centre
Room 200, Wilson Hall
anita [dot] gagnon [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Anita J. Gagnon is a Professor and Interim Director at the Ingram School of Nursing of McGill University, and a Senior Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is a professional nurse with a Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) and a doctoral degree (PhD) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She is Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on several grants related to the reproductive health of migrant women and has presented and published in several venues. She is currently leading the “Migrant-Friendly Maternity Care in Montreal” project, which examines maternity care sensitivity towards newly-migrant women in four Montreal university hospitals from women and health care providers' perspectives. She is also leading three inter-related systematic reviews examining reproductive health challenges and potential solutions.
Dr. Gagnon has also been involved in other professional activities at the national and international levels, including: Citizenship and Immigration Canada Policy Priority Leader for Family, Children and Youth, and Co-Leader of Reproductive Outcome And Migration (ROAM): An International Research Collaboration. Her research interests include the reproductive health of forced migrant women; maternal, child and perinatal health; health services research; public health; epidemiology; and evidence-based practice (both clinical and policy).
BScN (Catholic University of America), MPH (Johns Hopkins University), PhD (McGill University)
Areas of interest
- women’s health
- maternal-child health
- health services research
- public health
- evidence-based clinical practice and policy
Other research initiatives and collaborations:
Migration and Reproductive Health Research (MiRHR) [.pdf]
Childbearing Health And Related Services Needs for Newcomers [.pdf]
See also under Community section, ROAM and IOM.
To view Dr. Gagnon's publications, visit the Ingram School of Nursing's Research/Publications page.