INRICH Member Profile Card

Nicolas Gilbert

Agence de santé publique du Canada

Type of member: Regular

Telephone: 1-613-952-5834

Email Address:

Mailing Address: Public Health Agency of Canada, 200 Eglantine - 1910C, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9 Canada

Collaborative Projects

Socioeconomic inequalities and infant mortality in Canada, 1991-2005 (with Russell Wilkins and Michael Kramer).

Current research interests
Epidemiology of infant mortality, in particular the suddent infant death syndrome (SIDS): temporal trends, risk factors, and accuracy of surveillance data.

Research priorities
Pathways and mechanisms: Cumulative and additive social risk exposures (e.g. transient v. persistent poverty). | Methodological issues: Methods for examining change over time including longitudinal effects studies.

Selected publications

Gilbert, N. L., Auger, N., Wilkins, R., & Kramer, M. S. (2013). Neighbourhood Income and Neonatal, Postneonatal and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Mortality in Canada, 1991-2005. Can J Public Health, 104(3), 187. doi:10.17269/cjph.104.3739

Gilbert, N. L., Fell, D. B., Joseph, K. S., Liu, S., León, J. A., & Sauve, R. (2012). Temporal trends in sudden infant death syndrome in Canada from 1991 to 2005: contribution of changes in cause of death assignment practices and in maternal and infant characteristics. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 26(2), 124-130. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3016.2011.01248.x