Laetitia Guillemette, PhD

Senior Scientific Policy Analyst

Professional activities / interests

-Interested in the Developmental Origins and Health and Disease (DOHaD) and contributed to writing a CIHR grant for an international DOHaD-related study in 2017

-Loves hosting and participating in career/scientific networking events, picking the brain of experts, and sharing my experiences with mentees

Education and awards

PhD Applied Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 2018

MSc Physiology (Endocrinology), Université de Sherbrooke, 2014

BSc Pharmacology co-op, Université de Sherbrooke, 2012

Key publications

1. Guillemette L, Wicklow B, Sellers EAC, Dart A, Shen GX, Dolinsky VW, Gordon JW, Jassal DS, Nickel N, Duhamel TA, Chateau D, Prior HJ, McGavock J. Intrauterine exposure to diabetes and risk of cardiovascular disease in adolescence and early adulthood: a population-based birth cohort study. CMAJ. 2020 Sep 28;192(39):E1104-E1113. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.190797. PMID: 32989023; PMCID: PMC7532013.


2. Guillemette L, Durksen A, Rabbani R, Zarychanski R, Abou-Setta AM, Duhamel TA, McGavock JM, Wicklow B. Intensive gestational glycemic management and childhood obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Jul;41(7):999-1004. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.65. Epub 2017 Mar 13. PMID: 28286340.


3. Guillemette L, Hay JL, Kehler DS, Hamm NC, Oldfield C, McGavock JM, Duhamel TA. Exercise in Pregnancy and Children's Cardiometabolic Risk Factors: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sports Med Open. 2018 Aug 2;4(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s40798-018-0148-x. PMID: 30069801; PMCID: PMC6070449.