Gillian Alton

Adjunct Faculty   |   Ph.D.

Profile

A graduate of the University of Guelph (Epidemiology), Gillian is an epidemiologist At BORN Ontario, a provincial maternal and child health registry and an investigator with the CHEO Research Institute in Ottawa, Ontario. Gillian's work at BORN focuses on applied public health surveillance and research. In March 2020, Gillian put her infectious disease surveillance background to use working on COVID-19 in pregnancy surveillance in Ontario and COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy research.

Selected Publications

  1. Fell DB, Dhinsa T, Alton GD, Török E, Dimanlig-Cruz S, Regan AK, Sprague AE, Buchan SA, Kwong JC, Wilson SE, Håberg SE, Gravel CA, Wilson K, El-Chaâr D, Walker MC, Barrett J, MacDonald SE, Okun N, Shah PS, Dougan SD, Dunn S, Bisnaire L. Association of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy with adverse peripartum outcomes. JAMA. 2022 Apr 19;327(15):1478-1487. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.4255.
  2. McClymont E, Albert AY, Alton GD, Boucoiran I, Castillo E, Fell DB, Kuret V, Poliquin V, Reeve T, Scott H, Sprague AE, Carson G, Cassell K, Crane J, Elwood C, Joynt C, Murphy P, Murphy-Kaulbeck L, Saunders S, Shah P, Snelgrove JW, van Schalkwyk J, Yudin MH, Money D; CANCOVID-Preg Team. Association of SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy with maternal and perinatal outcomes. JAMA. 2022 May 24;327(20):1983-1991. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.5906.
     
  3. Godin KM, Alton GD, Gangodawilage HP, Procter TD, Bourdages NB, Blue SE, Edwards SA, Horan MJ. Knowledge change associated with participation in prenatal education programs in Ontario: A cohort study. Can J Public Health. 2015 Oct 3;106(6):e401-7. doi: 10.17269/cjph.106.5057.