Gillian Booth

MD, MSc

Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Recent Publications

  1. Guilcher, SJ, Kaufman-Shriqui, V, Hwang, J, O'Campo, P, Matheson, FI, Glazier, RH et al.. The association between social cohesion in the neighborhood and BMI: An examination of gendered differences among urban-dwelling Canadians. Prev Med. 2017; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.02.022. PubMed PMID:28232099 .
  2. Ray, JG, Park, AL, Bartsch, E, Feig, DS, Booth, GL. Preterm birth and small for gestational birthweight in relation to maternal relative hypoglycemia and chronic hypertension. Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol. 2017; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.01.049. PubMed PMID:28162805 .
  3. Fazli, GS, Creatore, MI, Matheson, FI, Guilcher, S, Kaufman-Shriqui, V, Manson, H et al.. Identifying mechanisms for facilitating knowledge to action strategies targeting the built environment. BMC Public Health. 2017;17 (1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3954-4. PubMed PMID:28049454 PubMed Central PMC5210277.
  4. Alabousi, M, Abdullah, P, Alter, DA, Booth, GL, Hogg, W, Ko, DT et al.. Cardiovascular Risk Factor Management Performance in Canada and the United States: A Systematic Review. Can J Cardiol. 2017;33 (3):393-404. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.005. PubMed PMID:27876171 .
  5. Ko, DT, Alter, DA, Guo, H, Koh, M, Lau, G, Austin, PC et al.. High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Cause-Specific Mortality in Individuals Without Previous Cardiovascular Conditions: The CANHEART Study. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2016;68 (19):2073-2083. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.08.038. PubMed PMID:27810046 .
  6. Agha, MM, Glazier, RH, Moineddin, R, Booth, G. Congenital abnormalities in newborns of women with pregestational diabetes: A time-trend analysis, 1994 to 2009. Birth Defects Res. Part A Clin. Mol. Teratol. 2016;106 (10):831-839. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23548. PubMed PMID:27511615 .
  7. Booth, GL, Rabasa-Lhoret, R. Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Special and Atypical Forms of Diabetes: Looking for a Needle in a Haystack. Can J Diabetes. 2016;40 (5):365-366. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2016.08.222. PubMed PMID:27737757 .
  8. Polsky, JY, Moineddin, R, Glazier, RH, Dunn, JR, Booth, GL. Relative and absolute availability of fast-food restaurants in relation to the development of diabetes: A population-based cohort study. Can J Public Health. 2016;107 (Suppl 1):5312. . PubMed PMID:27281517 .
  9. Creatore, MI, Glazier, RH, Moineddin, R, Fazli, GS, Johns, A, Gozdyra, P et al.. Association of Neighborhood Walkability With Change in Overweight, Obesity, and Diabetes. JAMA. ;315 (20):2211-20. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.5898. PubMed PMID:27218630 .
  10. Haroon, NN, Austin, PC, Shah, BR, Wu, J, Gill, SS, Booth, GL et al.. Response to Comment on Haroon et al. Risk of Dementia in Seniors With Newly Diagnosed Diabetes: A Population-Based Study. Diabetes Care 2015;38:1868-1875. Diabetes Care. 2016;39 (3):e49. doi: 10.2337/dci15-0035. PubMed PMID:26908938 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Institute of Health Policy, Management, & Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Scientist, Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences