null Romina Pace, MD, M.Sc.

Junior Scientist, RI-MUHC, Montreal General Hospital site

Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

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



Indigenous health • diabetes • cardiovascular risk factors • health services research • database analysis

Research Focus

My research focuses on working alongside Indigenous communities to assist them in developing, implementing and evaluating data-driven initiatives to improve the healthcare delivery and health outcomes for Indigenous people.

Selected Publications

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  • Primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention among First Nations peoples with type 2 diabetes in Canada: Findings from the FORGE AHEAD program. Pace R, Zaran H, Parry M, Harris SB. CJC Open. 2020 July. 10.1016/j.cjco.2020.07.004. PMID: 33305215.

  • Preventing diabetes after pregnancy with gestational diabetes in a Cree community: an inductive thematic analysis. Pace R, Loon O, Chan D, Porada H, Godin C, Linton J, Linton P, Torrie J, Dasgupta K.BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2020 May;8(1):e001286. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001286. PMID: 32393481.

  • Closing the Indigenous Health Gap in Canada: Results from the TransFORmation of IndiGEnous PrimAry HEAlthcare Delivery (FORGE AHEAD) Program. M Hayward, R Pace, H Zaran, R Dyck, AJ Hanley, ME Green, O Bhattacharyya, M Zwarenstein, J Emond, C Benoit, M Jebb, SB Harris. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2020 Apr;162:108066. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2020.108066. Epub 2020 Feb 8. PMID: 32045618.

  • Considering parents as a unit: Associations of gestational diabetes and gestational hypertension with postpartum diabetes and hypertension in couples. Pace R, Rahme E, Dasgupta K. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2019 Apr;16:32-37. doi:10.1016/j.preghy.2019.02.004.PMID: 31056157.

  • Conjoint Associations of Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension with Diabetes, Hypertension, and Cardiovascular Disease in Parents: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Romina Pace, Anne-Sophie Brazeau, Sara Meltzer, Elham Rahme, and Kaberi Dasgupta. American Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 186, Issue 10, 15 November 2017, Pages 1115–1124, PMID: 29149255.