null Anita Gagnon, RN, MPH, PhD

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC

Child Health and Human Development Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University



migration • maternal-child health • health services research • epidemiology • evidence-based clinical practice and policy

Research Focus

My research focuses on understanding the perinatal health of forced migrant women and their access to health and social services. I also contribute to evidence-based practice (both clinical and policy).

Selected Publications

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  • Gagnon AJ, Dougherty G, Wahoush O, Saucier J-F, Dennis C-L, Stanger E, Palmer B, Merry L, Stewart D. International Migration to Canada: The Post-Birth Health of Mothers and Infants by Immigration Class. Social Science & Medicine. 2013:76, 197-207. PMID: 23194747.

  • Gagnon AJ, Carnevale FA, Saucier J-F, Clausen C, Jeannotte J, Oxman-Martinez J. Do Referrals Work? Responses of Childbearing Newcomers to Referrals for Care. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2010;12(4), 559-568. PMID: 19347582.

  • Gagnon AJ, Zimbeck M, Zeitlin J. Migration and Perinatal Health Surveillance: An International Delphi Survey. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2010;149(1), 37-43. PMID: 20074849.

  • Gagnon AJ, Zimbeck M, Zeitlin J and the ROAM collaboration. Migration to Western Industrialised Countries and Perinatal Health: A Systematic Review. Social Science and Medicine. 2009;69, 934-946. PMID: 19664869.

  • Gagnon AJ. "The Responsiveness of the Canadian Health Care System Towards Newcomers". Paper # 40./"La réceptivité du système canadien de soins de santé à l'égard des nouveaux arrivants". Étude No. 40. Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow Commission). November 2002.