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Faculty Member

Sonia M. Grandi PhD, MSc

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
514-813-7654 x303619
Epidemiology Division
Assistant Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only
Currently Accepting Doctoral Students?

Research Interests

  • Perinatal and pediatric epidemiology
  • Maternal and child health
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Methods in perinatal epidemiology
  • Causal inference
  • Prediction modeling

Education and Training

  • Post-doctoral fellowship, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
  • PhD, Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University
  • MSc, Nutrition, School of Human Nutrition, McGill University
  • BSc, Biology, University of Toronto


  • Scientist, Hospital for Sick Children, Child Health Evaluative Sciences

Teaching Responsibilities

  •  CHL 5408 – Research Methods II. 

Representative Publications

  • Grandi SM, Yu YH, Reynier P, Platt RW, Yu OHY, Filion KB. Levothyroxine use and the risk of pregnancy loss among pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism: An observational study emulating a target trial. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Special Issue on Perinatal and Paediatric Pharmacoepidemiology). 2023. doi: 10.1111/ppe.13015.
  • Grandi SM, Hinkle SN, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA, Grantz KL, Mendola P, Mills JL, Pollack AZ, Yeung E, Zhang C, Schisterman EF. Infant sex at birth and long-term maternal mortality. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2023 Jan 05. Published Online. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12933.
  • Grandi SM, Hinkle SN, Mumford SL, Sjaarda LA, Grantz KL, Mendola P, Mills JL, Pollack AZ, Yeung E, Zhang C, Schisterman EF. Long-term mortality in women with pregnancy loss and modification by race/ethnicity. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 Mar 24;191(5):787-799. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwac023.
  • Sharma G, Ipek EG, Grandi SM. The Impact of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy on Cardiovascular Outcomes: Flying Under the Radar. Invited Editorial Comment. Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology. 2022 May 17;79(19):1914-1916. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2022.03.344.
  • Grandi SM, Filion KB, Hutcheon JA, Rosella LA, Platt RW. Accounting for Repeat Pregnancies in Prediction Models. Epidemiology. 2021; 32:560-569. doi:10.1097/EDE.
  • Grandi SM, Filion KB, Yoon S, Ayele HT, Doyle CM, Hutcheon JA, Gore GC, Smith GN, Ray J, Nerenberg K, Platt RW. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Women with a History of Pregnancy Complications: A Systematic Review. Circulation. 2019; 139:1069-1079.
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