null Isabelle Malhamé, MD, M.Sc.

Junior Scientist, RI-MUHC

Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University



maternal health • severe maternal morbidity • severe cardiovascular morbidity • preeclampsia • severe hypertension • peripartum cardiomyopathy

Research Focus

My research program focuses on early detection and prevention of severe maternal morbidity, with a special interest for cardiovascular disease.

Selected Publications

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  • I. Malhamé, V. Danilack, C. A. Raker, E. J. Hardy, R. Vrees, H. Hurlburt, H. Spalding, B. A. Bouvier, D. A. Savitz, N. Mehta. Cardiovascular Severe Maternal Morbidity in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Development and Internal Validation of Risk Prediction Models. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Accepted for Publication September 9th, 2020. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.16512.

  • I. Malhamé, N. Mehta, C. A. Raker, E. J. Hardy, H. Spalding, B. A. Bouvier, D. A. Savitz, V. Danilack. (2020). Identifying Cardiovascular Severe Maternal Morbidity in Epidemiologic Studies. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 2020; 34: 452– 459. DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12571.

  • I. Malhamé, H. Hurlburt, L. Larson, A. Poppas, C. Nau, G. Bourjeily, N. Mehta. (2019). Sensitivity and Specificity of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Diagnosing Heart Failure in Pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • I. Malhamé, M. Othman, P. Casais, R. D'Souza, R. M. Wald, C. K. Silversides, M. Sermer, N. Shehata. (2020). A Survey on Anticoagulation for Mechanical Heart Valves in Pregnancy: Communication from the ISTH SSC Subcommittee on Women's Health Issues in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

  • I. Malhamé, N. Dayan, C. S. Moura, M. Samuel, E. Vinet, L. Pilote. (2019). Peripartum Cardiomyopathy with and Without Co-Incident Preeclampsia: A Cohort study of Risk Factors and Outcomes Among Commercially Insured Women. Pregnancy Hypertension. 17: 82-88. DOI: 10.1016/j.preghy.2019.05.014.