Speaker Profile

Dr. Sarah McDonald, MD, MSc (Clinical Epidemiology), is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University. Her research as a Clinician-Scientist is supported by a Canada Research Chair. Her research focuses on preterm birth. She is a co-lead on the CIHR funded Canadian Preterm Birth Network. Her work on primary and secondary prevention of preterm birth (i.e. prevention of preterm birth itself and of its sequelae) has informed several SOGC guidelines.
I have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose: Funded grants or clinical trials: CIHR, MOHLTC, SSHRC I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).