Nils Chaillet , M.D. , Ph.D.
    Nils Chaillet
    Research Axis
    Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies Axis
    Research Theme
    High-risk pregnancies

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    • Assistant Researcher, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology, University of Montreal.

    Research Interests

    • Development and implementation of transdisciplinary programs aimed at improving the quality of reproductive health care, leading to better clinical practices, specifically the reduction of the number of cesarean sections in Québec and in Canada.
    • Evaluation of interventions following the randomized controlled trial sequential process.
    • Development of knowledge transfer and application strategies in health care, aimed at better applicability and operational optimization of research work for health professionals and decision-makers.

    Career Summary

    • Improvement of health care quality;
    • Knowledge application and transfer;
    • Medical anthropology.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Head of the University of Montreal Pole of the Francophone Network of the Canadian Cochrane Centre since April 2008.
    • Researcher in the Applied Clinical Research Unit (URCA) of the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center since April 2008.
    • Associate Researcher in the Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en santé de l’Université de Montréal (GRIS) since February 2008.
    • Researcher for the Evaluative and Clinical Perinatal Research Unit (URCEP) of the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center since January 2006.


    • Réduction du taux de césarienne, projet QUARISMA. 3rd Québec FMC in Obstetrics (SOGC, AOPQ), Montreal, November 15-16, 2007.
    • QUAlité des soins, gestion du RISque obstétrical et du Mode d’Accouchement au Québec (QUARISMA) project. 19th Québec FMC (SOGC, AOGQ), Québec, September 20-22, 2007.
    • Knowledge Transfer experiences in Obstetrics: A Systematic Review of Evidence-based Strategies to effectively change behaviors. Workshop on Knowledge Transfer, Symposium STIRRHS (Strategic Training Initiative in Research in Reproductive Health Sciences)/KT-ICEBeRG (Knowledge Translation Improved Clinical Effectiveness throught Behavioural Research Group), Ottawa, April 30, 2007.
    • Evolution des taux de césarienne au Québec : Une analyse qualitative du point de vue des cliniciens dans trois centres hospitaliers de Montréal. Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, April 18, 2006.

    Selected Publications

    • N. Chaillet. Césariennes et risques associés. June 2008:34-38.
    • A. Dumont, A. Gaye, L. de Bernis, N. Chaillet, A. Landry, J. Delage, M. H. Bouvier-Colle. Maternal Deaths Review In A District Hospital In Senegal. Bull World Health Organ., 2006;84(3):218-224.

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