Myriam Fillion

Myriam Fillion

Professeure associée
Liens d'intérêt
Informations générales

Cheminement académique

Postdoctorat, Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Université Laval
Postdoctorat, Département de biologie, Université d'Ottawa
Ph. D. en sciences de l'environnement, Université du Québec à Montréal
M. Sc. en sciences de l'environnement, Université du Québec à Montréal
B. Sc. en biologie, Université McGill

Unités de recherche

  • Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur le bien-être, la santé, la société et l'environnement (CINBIOSE)
  • Institut des sciences de l'environnement de l'UQAM (ISE)
  • Institut Santé et société (ISS)

Directions de thèses et mémoires

Essais
  • Amoussou, Ruth Scholastique (2019)Outils et stratégies de suivi de la qualité des écosystèmes aquatiques au Québec. (Essai). Université du Québec à Montréal.
  • Marier-Desroches, Camille (2018)L'intensification de l'agriculture au Québec : impacts sur la biodiversité et pistes de solution. (Essai). Université du Québec à Montréal.
  • Ravilet Guzman, Catalina (2018)La gestion des déversements de pétrole au Canada. (Essai). Université du Québec à Montréal.
  • Paradis-Lefebvre, Simon (2016)L'enjeu de la perte de biodiversité : rationalité, biais cognitifs et attribution de valeur. (Essai). Université du Québec à Montréal.
Autres directions et supervisions
  • Alzate Gouzy, Carolina. (2018). Segurança alimentar, conhecimento ecológico tradicional e agroecologia como bases para o estudo dos sistemas alimentares nas cidades fronteiriças de Anse-à-Pitre no Haiti e Pedernales na República Dominicana. (Thèse). Universidade de Brasília, Brésil (co-direction).

Publications

Articles scientifiques
  • Alzate, C., Mertens, F., Fillion, M. et Rozin, A. (2019). The study and use of traditional knowledge in agroecological contexts [Estudio y uso del conocimiento tradicional en contextos agroecológicos]. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias – Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, 51(1), 337–350. Récupéré de http://revista.fca.uncu.edu.ar/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=664:the-study-and-use-of-traditional-knowledge-in-agroecological-contexts&catid=35:2019-06-13-17-12-33&Itemid=34.
  • Kenny, T.A., Fillion, M., MacLean, J., Wesche, S. et Chan, H.M. (2018). Calories are cheap, nutrients are expensive – the challenge of healthy living in Arctic communities. Food Policy, 80, 39–54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.08.006.
  • Kenny, T.A., Fillion, M., Wesche, S. et Chan, H.M. (2018). Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) and Inuit Nutrition Security in Canada. EcoHealth, 15(3), 590–607. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10393-018-1348-z.
  • Burke, M., Fillion, M., Mejia, J., Ervin, F. et Palmour, R. (2018). Perinatal MAO inhibition produces long-lasting impairment of serotonin function in offspring. Brain Sciences, 8(6), 106. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/brainsci8060106.
  • Kenny, T.-A., Wesche, S.D., Fillion, M., MacLean, J. et Chan, H.M. (2018). Supporting Inuit Food Security: A Synthesis of Initiatives in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Northwest Territories. Canadian Food Studies/La Revue canadienne des études sur l'alimentation, 5(2), 73–110. http://dx.doi.org/10.15353/cfs-rcea.v5i2.213.
  • Teh, L., Pirkle, C., Furgal, C., Fillion, M. et Lucas, M. (2017). Psychometric validation of the household food insecurity access scale among Inuit pregnant women from Northern Quebec. PLOS ONE, 12(6), e0178708. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178708.
  • Mertens, F., Fillion, M., Saint-Charles, J., Mongeau, P., Távora, R., Passos, C.J.S. et Mergler, D. (2015). The role of strong-tie social networks in mediating food security of fish resource by a traditional riverine community in the Brazilian Amazon. Ecology and Society, 20(3), 18. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-07483-200318.
  • Fillion, M., Laird, B., Douglas, V., Van Pelt, L., Archie, D. et Chan, H.M. (2014). Development of a strategic plan for food security and safety in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Canada. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 73, 25091. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/ijch.v73.25091.
  • Fillion, M., Blais, J.M., Yumvihoze, E., Nakajima, M., Workman, P., Osborne, G. et Chan, H.M. (2014). Identification of environmental sources of lead exposure in Nunavut (Canada) using stable isotope analyses. Environment International, 71, 63–73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2014.06.004.
  • Philibert, A., Fillion, M., DeGuire, J.R., Weiler, H.A., Passos, C.J., Lemire, M. et Mergler, D. (2013). Plasma phospholipid omega-3 fatty acids and freshwater fish consumption in the Brazilian Amazon. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 4(9A), 137–149. Récupéré de http://www.scirp.org/journal/paperinformation.aspx?paperid=36488.
  • Fillion, M., Lemire, M., Philibert, A., Frenette, B., Weiler, H.A., Deguire, J.R., Guimarães, J.R.D., Larribe, F., Barbosa, F. et Mergler, D. (2013). Toxic risks and nutritional benefits of traditional diet on near visual contrast sensitivity and color vision in the Brazilian Amazon. NeuroToxicology, 37, 173–181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2013.04.010.
  • Lemire, M., Philibert, A., Fillion, M., Passos, C.J.S., Guimarães, J.R.D., Barbosa, F. et Mergler, D. (2012). No evidence of selenosis from a selenium-rich diet in the Brazilian Amazon. Environment International, 40, 128–136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2011.07.005.
  • Nyland, J.F., Fillion, M., Barbosa, F., Shirley, D.L., Chine, C., Lemire, M., Mergler, D. et Silbergeld, E.K. (2011). Biomarkers of methylmercury exposure immunotoxicity among fish consumers in amazonian Brazil. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119(12), 1733–1738. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1103741.
  • Fillion, M., Philibert, A., Mertens, F., Lemire, M., Passos, C.J.S., Frenette, B., Guimarães, J.R.D. et Mergler, D. (2011). Neurotoxic sequelae of mercury exposure: An intervention and follow-up study in the Brazilian Amazon. EcoHealth, 8(2), 210–222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10393-011-0710-1.
  • Lemire, M., Fillion, M., Frenette, B., Passos, C.J.S., Guimarães, J.R.D., Barbosa, F. et Mergler, D. (2011). Selenium from dietary sources and motor functions in the Brazilian Amazon. NeuroToxicology, 32(6), 944–953. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2011.04.005.
  • Fillion, M., Lemire, M., Philibert, A., Frenette, B., Weiler, H.A., Deguire, J.R., Guimarães, J.R.D., Larribe, F., Barbosa Jr., F. et Mergler, D. (2011). Visual acuity in fish consumers of the Brazilian Amazon: Risks and benefits from local diet. Public Health Nutrition, 14(12), 2236–2244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980011001765.
  • Lemire, M., Fillion, M., Barbosa, F., Guimarães, J.R.D. et Mergler, D. (2010). Elevated levels of selenium in the typical diet of Amazonian riverside populations. Science of the Total Environment, 408(19), 4076–4084. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.05.022.
  • Grotto, D., Valentini, J., Fillion, M., Passos, C.J.S., Garcia, S.C., Mergler, D. et Barbosa Jr., F. (2010). Mercury exposure and oxidative stress in communities of the Brazilian Amazon. Science of the Total Environment, 408(4), 806–811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.10.053.
  • Lemire, M., Fillion, M., Frenette, B., Mayer, A., Philibert, A., Passos, C.J.S., Guimarães, J.R.D., Barbosa Jr, F. et Mergler, D. (2010). Selenium and mercury in the Brazilian Amazon: Opposing influences on age-related cataracts. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(11), 1584–1589. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.0901284.
  • Lemire, M., Mergler, D., Huel, G., Passos, C.J.S., Fillion, M., Philibert, A., Guimarães, J.R.D., Rheault, I., Borduas, J. et Normand, G. (2009). Biomarkers of selenium status in the amazonian context: Blood, urine and sequential hair segments. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 19(2), 213–222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jes.2008.14.
  • Barbosa Jr., F., Fillion, M., Lemire, M., Sousa Passos, C.J., Lisboa Rodrigues, J., Philibert, A., Guimarães, J.-R. et Mergler, D. (2009). Elevated blood lead levels in a riverside population in the Brazilian Amazon. Environmental Research, 109(5), 594–599. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2009.03.005.
  • Jacob-Ferreira, A.L., Passos, C.J., Jordão, A.A., Fillion, M., Mergler, D. et Lemire, M., Gerlach, R.F., Barbosa Jr, F. et Tanus-Santos, J.E. (2009). Mercury exposure increases circulating net matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 and MMP-9 activities. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 105(4), 281–288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-7843.2009.00443.x.
  • Fillion, M., Passos, C.J.S., Lemire, M., Fournier, B., Mertens, F., Guimarães, J.R.D. et Mergler, D. (2009). Quality of life and health perceptions among fish-eating communities of the Brazilian amazon: An ecosystem approach to well-being. EcoHealth, 6(1), 121–134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10393-009-0235-z.
  • Rodrigues, J.L., Batista, B.L., Fillion, M., Passos, C.J.S., Mergler, D. et Barbosa Jr., F. (2009). Trace element levels in whole blood of riparian villagers of the Brazilian Amazon. Science of the Total Environment, 407(13), 4168–4173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.02.041.
  • Passos, C.J.S., Da Silva, D.S., Lemire, M., Fillion, M., Guimarães, J.R.D., Lucotte, M. et Mergler, D. (2008). Daily mercury intake in fish-eating populations in the Brazilian Amazon. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 18(1), 76–87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.jes.7500599.
  • Passos, C.J., Mergler, D., Fillion, M., Lemire, M., Mertens, F., Guimarães, J.R. et Philibert, A. (2007). Epidemiologic confirmation that fruit consumption influences mercury exposure in riparian communities in the Brazilian Amazon. Environmental Research, 105(2), 183–193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2007.01.012.
  • Passos, C.J.S., Mergler, D., Lemire, M., Fillion, M. et Guimarães, J.R.D. (2007). Fish consumption and bioindicators of inorganic mercury exposure. Science of the Total Environment, 373(1), 68–76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.11.015.
  • Fillion, M., Mergler, D., Sousa Passos, C.J., Larribe, F., Lemire, M. et Guimarães, J.R.D. (2006). A preliminary study of mercury exposure and blood pressure in the Brazilian Amazon. Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source, 5, 29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-069X-5-29.
  • Lemire, M., Mergler, D., Fillion, M., Passos, C.J.S., Guimarães, J.R.D., Davidson, R. et Lucotte, M. (2006). Elevated blood selenium levels in the Brazilian Amazon. Science of the Total Environment, 366(1), 101–111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2005.08.057.
Thèses
Rapports de recherche ou techniques
  • Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek(with the scientific support from Mergler, D., Fillion, M. et Philibert, A.). (2018). Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) Community Health Assessment Report – Part 1: Adults. Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek.
  • Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek(with the scientific support from Mergler, D., Fillion, M. et Philibert A.). (2018). Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) Community Health Assessment Report – Part 2: Children and Youth. Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek.
  • Fillion, M. (2017). Citizen Science in Northern Canada: A Scoping Review of Current Initiatives and Potential for Future Developments within the Partnership ECCC/NatureWatch. Report presented to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).
  • Wesche, S., Fillion, M. et Kenny, T.-A. (2015). Inuvialuit Settlement Region Food Security Strategic Plan – Report to the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation.
  • Tremblay-Carter, V., Fillion, M. et Saint-Charles, J. (2014). L’apport d’approches écosystémiques à la santé publique au Canada : une analyse des organisations travaillant à tisser des liens entre la santé, l’environnement et la société à Montréal. Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur le bien-être.
  • Fillion, M., Chan, H.M. et Blais, J. (2013). Environmental lead exposure in Nunavut: Assessment of blood lead levels and potential environmental sources – Report presented to the Government of Nunavut Health and Social Services.
Autres publications