Eric Vallières


My area of expertise includes cancer and infectious disease epidemiology, public health, social determinants of health and health inequalities, Indigenous health and knowledge mobilization.

Key publications

Peer-reviewed journals

Vallières E, Mésidor M, Roy-Gagnon MH, Richard H, Parent MÉ. General and abdominal obesity trajectories across adulthood, and risk of prostate cancer: results from the PROtEuS study, Montreal, Canada. Cancer Causes Control. 2021 Jun;32(6):653-665. doi: 10.1007/s10552-021-01419-z. Epub 2021 Apr 5. PMID: 33818663.

Vallières E, Roy-Gagnon MH, Parent MÉ. Body shape and pants size as surrogate measures of obesity among males in epidemiologic studies. Prev Med Rep. 2020 Jul 13;20:101167. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101167. Erratum in: Prev Med Rep. 2020 Oct 29;20:101237. PMID: 32939332; PMCID: PMC7479209.

Vallières E, Pintos J, Parent ME, Siemiatycki J. Occupational exposure to wood dust and risk of lung cancer in two population-based case-control studies in Montreal, Canada. Environ Health. 2015 Jan 7;14:1. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-14-1. PMID: 25564290; PMCID: PMC4417249.

Vallières E, Pintos J, Lavoué J, Parent MÉ, Rachet B, Siemiatycki J. Exposure to welding fumes increases lung cancer risk among light smokers but not among heavy smokers: evidence from two case-control studies in Montreal. Cancer Med. 2012 Aug;1(1):47-58. doi: 10.1002/cam4.6. Epub 2012 Jun 7. PMID: 23342253; PMCID: PMC3544431.