Sebastian Srugo, MSc

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Perinatal Epidemiologist

Current research and/or projects

Sebastian Srugo is a perinatal epidemiologist affiliated with the Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research at PHAC. His research focuses on maternal, infant, and pregnancy health and explores the impact of early-life environments on long-term well-being. He is dedicated to promoting health equity and contributing to informed public health decisions that support women, people assigned female at birth, and children across Canada.

Education and awards

M.Sc. Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, 2021

B.H.Sc. (Hons.), Carleton University, 2018

Key publications

Srugo SA, Ricci C, Leason J, et al. Disparities in primary and emergency health care among "off-reserve" Indigenous females compared with non-Indigenous females aged 15-55 years in CanadaCanadian Medical Association Journal. 2023;195(33):E1097-E1111.

Srugo SA, Fernandes da Silva D, Menard LM, Shukla N, Lang JJ. Recent Patterns of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Among Pregnant Adults in CanadaJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. 2023;45(2):141-149.

Srugo SA, Fell DB, Corsi DJ, Fakhraei R, Guo Y, Gaudet LM. Examining the role of pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain in allergic disease development among offspring: A population-based cohort study in Ontario, CanadaPaediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 2022;36(1):144-155.