Louise Pilote, MD, MPH, PhD
Dr. Louise Pilote is a Professor of Medicine at McGill University and the Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the McGill University Health Centre. She holds a James McGill Chair at McGill University and a research scholarship from the Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Quebec. She is a practicing Internist and Epidemiologist at the Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Pilote received her MDCM from McGill University. She then obtained an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health and a PhD in Epidemiology at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Pilote's interests include cardiovascular epidemiology, outcomes research, and health services research. She is the PI for the GENESIS: an intercapacity enhancement team on gender and sex determinants of cardiovascular diseases funded by CIHR and the Heart and Stroke Foundation as well other studies related to access to care for patients with congestive heart failure, and pharmacoepidemiology studies of cardiac medications. She is also the lead investigator of the PRAXY (premature acute coronary syndrome in women and men) study, a large cohort study of patients with premature ACS. She is a mother of 5 children.