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).