Auger, Nathalie

M.D., M.Sc., FRCPC

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Department of Preventive and Public Health Medicine, CHUM

Associate Clinical Professor
School of Public Health, Université de Montréal

514 864-1600, ext. 3717

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Other affiliations

Adjunct Professor
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University

Public health expertise and reference centre, INSPQ


Maternal-child health, women’s health, pregnancy, perinatal epidemiology, congenital anomalies, obstetrics, minority populations, epidemiology, cohort studies, case-control studies.

Research interests

I have a wide range of research interests in epidemiology, focusing on the application of novel methods in data analysis to answer interesting research questions using administrative databases.

  • Surveillance of congenital anomalies in Quebec.
  • Maternal substance use and health of women and children over the life course.
  • Pregnancy and maternal cardiovascular health later in life.
  • Neonatal morbidity and outcomes in children as they grow.
  • Environmental exposures and maternal-child health.


Publications indexed on PubMed


Life-threatening complications during pregnancy: greater long-term risk of death

Troubles de l’alimentation : Des risques cardiovasculaires plus élevés pour les femmes atteintes de boulimie (In French only)

Surgery before pregnancy linked to higher risk of opioid withdrawal in babies