Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference 2017

June 20-23, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario

Program is subject to changes.

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Dr Edith Guilbert MD

Quebec QC
Dr. Edith Guilbert obtained her medical degree, in 1978, from Laval University, Quebec. She also performed postgraduate studies in Education Sciences and Public Health at Laval University as well as at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA in the Department of Population Dynamics, School of Hygiene and Public Health. Dr. Guilbert holds a masters degree in Epidemiology from Laval University, as well as a Family Medicine Certificate from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Guilbert is a staff member of the Family Planning Clinic of the University Hospital of Quebec (CHU de Québec) since its foundation in 1979, a senior medical advisor for the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, an associate clinical professor for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Laval University and a medical adviser for the Paediatrics Department of the CHU de Québec. She now does research for the Research Unit in Public Health of the CHU de Québec, after more than 20 years of clinical research in contraception, abortion and teenage pregnancy prevention.

Dr. Guilbert is a member of several professional associations, including the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), the Society of Family Planning and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. Dr. Guilbert is a member of the advisory committee of the Contraception Awareness Project of SOGC and leads the implementation in the province of Quebec of increased access to hormonal and intrauterine contraception through collaborative agreements and Protocole de contraception du Québec. She also co-chairs the Committees of SOGC producing Canadian guidelines on Contraception and Abortion.

Dr. Guilbert has been teaching since 1979 and has had an active research career, authoring articles published in scientific journals, books and reports, including the Journal Contraception, the Canadian Journal of Public Health, the SOGC Journal, the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, etc. She has been a guest speaker at several conferences across Canada, the United States and Europe. Dr. Guilbert has been honoured with numerous research grants and several honorific prices, among which the Mérite du Conseil interprofessionnel du Québec, in 2014, for her work on collaborative agreements.


I have/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a pharmaceutical, medical device or communications organization:

- I am a member of an Advisory Board or equivalent with a commercial organization: Bayer Canada Ltd, Mithra Pharmaceuticals Ltd

- I have received a grant(s) or an honorarium from a commercial organization: Bayer Canada Ltd, Mithra Pharmaceuticals Ltd

I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. "off-label" use of medication).