Nicolas Gilbert

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Manager, Vaccination Coverage

Surveillance of vaccination coverage

Current research and/or projects

Surveillance of vaccination coverage

Research and/or project statements

  • Vaccination coverage monitoring
  • Identification of determinants of non-vaccination and incomplete vaccination
  • Socioeconomic inequalities in vaccination
  • Vaccine hesitancy
  • Vaccination coverage against COVID-19

Education and awards

B.Sc. Biology, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1992

M.Sc. Biology, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1995

Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology, McGill University, 2003

International experience and/or work

Three-month assignment with WHO's Field Office in Mali under the STOP Program (September to December 2005)

  • Active surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases in community health centres of Kayes and Kati regions
  • Supervision during National Immunization Days (NID) against polio


Key publications

Guay M, Maquiling A, Chen R, Lavergne V, Baysac DJ, Dubé È, MacDonald SE, Driedger SM, Gilbert NL. Racial disparities in COVID-19 vaccination in Canada: results from the cross-sectional Canadian Community Health Survey. CMAJ Open 2023; 11: E1075-E1082.

Guay M, Maquiling A, Chen R, Lavergne V, Baysac DJ, Racine A, Dubé E, MacDonald SE, Gilbert NL. Measuring inequalities in COVID-19 vaccination uptake and intent: results from the Canadian Community Health Survey 2021. BMC Public Health 2022; 22:1708.

Gilbert NL, Guay M, Kokaua J, Lévesque I, Castillo E, Poliquin V. Pertussis Vaccination in Canadian Pregnant Women, 2018-2019. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2022; 44: 762-768.

Roy M, Sherrard L, Dubé E, Gilbert NL. Determinants of non-vaccination against seasonal influenza. Health Reports 2018; 29: 12-22.

Gilbert NL, Rotondo J, Shapiro J, Sherrard L, Fraser W, Ward BJ. Seroprevalence of rubella antibodies and determinants of susceptibility to rubella in a cohort of pregnant women in Canada, 2008-2011Vaccine 2017; 35: 3050-3055.

Gilbert NL, Gilmour H, Wilson SE, Cantin L. Determinants of non-vaccination and incomplete vaccination in Canadian toddlersHuman Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 2017; 13: 1447-1453.

Lamarre V, Gilbert NL, Rousseau C, Gyorkos TW, Fraser WD. Seroconversion for cytomegalovirus infection in a cohort of pregnant women in Québec, 2010-2013Epidemiology & Infection 2016; 144: 1701-1709.

Gilbert NL, Nelson CR, Greaves L. Smoking cessation during pregnancy and relapse after childbirth in CanadaJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 2015; 37: 32-9.

Gilbert NL, Auger N, Tjepkema M. La mortinaissance et la mortalité infantile dans les communautés autochtones du QuébecRapports sur la santé 2015; 26: 3-9.

Gilbert NL, Bartholomew S, Raynault M-F, Kramer MS. Temporal trends in social disparities in maternal smoking and breastfeeding in Canada, 1992-2008Maternal and Child Health Journal 2014; 18: 1905-1911.

Gilbert NL, Auger N, Wilkins R, Kramer MS. Neighbourhood income and neonatal, postneonatal and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) mortality in Canada, 1991-2005Canadian Journal of Public Health 2013; 104: e187-e192.

Gilbert NL, Fell DB, Joseph KS, Liu S, León JA, Sauve R. 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 characteristicsPaediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2012; 26: 124-130. 

Jerrett M, Finkelstein MM, Brook JR, Arain MA, Kanaroglou P, Stieb DM, Gilbert NL, Verma D, Finkelstein N, Chapman KR, Sears MR. A cohort study of traffic-related air pollution and mortality in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaEnvironmental Health Perspectives 2009; 117(5): 772-777.

Kovesi T, Gilbert NL, Stocco C, Fugler D, Dales RE, Guay M, Miller JD. Indoor air quality and the risk of lower respiratory tract infection in young Canadian Inuit childrenCMAJ 2007; 177: 155-160. 

Gilbert NL, Gauvin D, Guay M, Héroux ME, Dupuis G, Legris M, Chan CC, Dietz RN, Lévesque B. Housing characteristics and indoor concentrations of nitrogen dioxide and formaldehyde in Québec City, CanadaEnvironmental Research 2006; 102: 1-8.

Gilbert NL, Goldberg MS, Beckerman B, Brook JR, Jerrett M. Assessing the spatial variability of ambient nitrogen dioxide in Montréal, Canada, with a land use regression modelJournal of the Air and Waste Management Association 2005; 55: 1059-1063. 

Gilbert NL, Guay M, Miller JD, Judek S, Chan CC, Dales RE. Levels and determinants of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, and acrolein in residential indoor air in Prince Edward Island, CanadaEnvironmental Research 2005; 99: 11-17. 

Gilbert NL, Woodhouse S, Stieb DM, Brook JR. Ambient nitrogen dioxide and distance from a major highwayThe Science of the Total Environment 2003; 312: 43-46.