Brigitte Lemyre


Brigitte Lemyre
Associate Professor


Office: 613-737-8561
Fax: 613-737-8889

Dr. Brigitte Lemyre


Dr. Lemyre obtained her MD degree at Sherbrooke University, in Quebec in 1993 and trained in Pediatrics at Sherbrooke University and in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at McMaster University, where she graduated in 2000. She joined the Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and The Ottawa Hospital in 2001. She is also a clinical researcher with the CHEO Research Institute and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI).

Since her initial appointment as Faculty member, Dr. Lemyre contributed to  excellence in clinical care by leading several local quality-improvement working groups and by serving as the local leader for Evidence-based Practices to Improve Quality (EPIQ), a national initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Neonatal Network. She was the co-director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine program (2002-2006) and the Deputy Head, Division of Neonatology, General Campus (2006-2014).  She is currently the Chair of the Research Committee of the Division of Neonatology, where she facilitates and carries out clinical research. She served as a member of the Fetus and Newborn Committee of the Canadian Pediatric Society (2014-2020).

Fields of Interest

  • Care of the extremely low gestational age infant and parental counselling
  • non-invasive respiratory support and surfactant administration as well as infants with encephalopathy receiving therapeutic hypothermia.
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