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Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Laura Haiek

     Current academic and hospital titles
    
     Assistant Professor, 
     Department of Family Medicine,
     McGill University

     Member
     Department of Family Medicine
     SMHC

     Médecin-conseil
     Direction générale de la santé publique
     Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux

     Email
 


 

Current research interests

Breastfeeding / Infant nutrition
Maternity care best practices
Preventive clinical practices
International health
Monitoring and evaluation

 
Current research grants and collaborations

Principal investigator: "Niveau d’implantation de l’initiative des amis des bébés dans les établissements du Québec - Analyses supplémentaires".
Funded by: MSSS, 2010 - 2012
 
Principal investigator: "Development and pilot-testing of a tool to assess compliance with the adaptation of the BFHI to the NICU".
Funded by: CARE, 2010 - 2011
 
Collaborator: "L'évaluation de la mise en oeuvre des lignes directrices en allaitement maternel".
Funded by: FQRSC, 2009 – 2010
 
Publications, Reports, Book Chapters, Abstracts

Haiek LN. Response: Should the World Health Organization’s Definition of Predominant Breastfeeding Include Fruit Juice? Letter to the editor. Journal of Human Lactation, 29(4):629, 2013.

Nyqvist K, Häggkvist AP, Hansen MN, Kylberg E, Frandsen AL, Maastrup R, Ezeonodo A, Hannula L, Haiek LN; Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative Expert Group. Journal of Human Lactation, 29(3):300-309, Aug 2013.

Nyqvist KH, Häggkvist AP, Hansen MN, Ezeonodo A, Hannula L, Maastrup R, Haiek L. What is the purpose of the baby-friendly hospital initiative for neonatal wards? Commentary to a letter by Adik Levin in Birth, 40:2, June 2013. Birth, 40(4):315-316, Dec 2013.

Haiek LN. Compliance with Baby-Friendly Policies and Practices in Hospitals and Community Health Centers in Quebec. Journal of Human Lactation, 28:343-358, 2012.

Haiek LN. Measuring compliance with the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Public Health Nutrition, 15:894-905, 2012.

Semenic S, Groleau D, Gray-Donald K, Rodriquez C, Collaborators : Haiek L, Sibeko L. L'évaluation de la mise en oeuvre des lignes directrices en allaitement maternel au Québec. Rapport de recherche. Montréal, Université McGill, 2012.

Hedberg Nyqvist K, Häggkvist AP, Hansen MN, Kylberg E, Frandsen AL,  Maastrup R, Ezeonodo A, Hannula L, Koskinen K, Haiek LN. Expansion of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding into Neonatal Intensive Care: Expert Group Recommendations for Three Guiding Principles. Journal of Human Lactation, 28:289-296, 2012.

Haiek LN. Niveau d’implantation de l’Initiative des amis des bébés dans les établissements offrant des services en périnatalité au Québec. Québec: Rapport pour le Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec, 2011. Available at: http://msss.gouv.qc.ca/sujets/santepub/initiative-amis-des-bebes.php

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L.  Exclusive Breastfeeding and Acceptable Medical Reasons for Use of Breast Milk Substitutes in Maternity Units in Québec, Canada. Journal of Human Lactation, 28(2) 233-247, 2011.

Haiek LN, Gauthier D, Brosseau D, Rocheleau L. Understanding breastfeeding behavior: rates and shifts in patterns in Québec. Journal of Human Lactation. 23:24-31, 2007.

Haiek LN, Neill G, Plante N, Beauvais B. L'allaitement maternel au Québec : coup d'oeil sur les pratiques provinciales et régionales. Quebec : Institut de la statistique du Québec, 2006.

Neill G, Beauvais B, Plante N, Haiek LN. Recueil statistique sur l'allaitement maternel au Québec, 2005-2006. Quebec : Institut de la statistique du Québec, 2006.

Conferences

Haiek LN, Semenic S. The Neo-BFHI: Development of an assessment tool to measure compliance with Baby-Friendly practices in neonatal units. (Poster) Academy Breastfeeding Medicine 18th Annual International Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 21-23, 2013.

Haiek LN, Hedberg Nyqvist K, Maastrup R, Häggkvist AP, Hansen MN, Hannula L, Ezeonodo A, Kylberg E, Frandsen AL. The Neo-BFHI: Development of the expansion of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative into neonatal care. Academy Breastfeeding Medicine 18th Annual International Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 22, 2013.

Haiek LN. Grupo de trabajo para la ampliación de la Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative a las unidades de cuidados intensivos neonatales. Encuentro de grupos de investigación en calidad e innovación para la protección, promoción y apoyo a la lactancia materna, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain, February 7, 2012.

Haiek,LN. L’adaptation de l’Initiative des hôpitaux amis des bébés aux services de néonatalogie: Proposition du Groupe de travail nordique et québécois. Presentation to the Committee regrouping the head nurses of maternity and neonatal units of the Montreal and Laval regions. Montréal, Québec, March 20, 2012.

Haiek LN, Authier F. L’Initiative des amis des bébés en CSSS mission CLSC  et les enjeux statistique. Annual conference of the Association des gestionnaires de l'information de la santé du Québec, Québec, Québec, May 11, 2012.

Kylberg E, Hannula L, Haiek LN. Expanding BFHI beyond the maternity to neonatal intensive care units. 7th meeting of National BFHI Coordinators of Industrialized Countries, Oslo, Norway, June 6, 2012.

Haiek LN. Breastfeeding in high-risk neonatal units. Neonatal Rounds, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, September 14, 2012.

Hedberg Nyqvist K, Haiek LN, Hannula L. Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in neonatal units. Expansion of the original WHO/UNICEF BFHI program. 16th International Society of Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) Conference “Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk. Science and Practice”, Trieste, Italy, September 27-October 1, 2012.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. Exclusive Breastfeeding and Acceptable Medical Reasons for Use of Breast Milk Substitutes in Maternity Units in Québec, Canada. Selected Abstracts from the Baby-Friendly Neonatal Care Conference and Workshop: Uppsala, Sweden. September 14-16, 2011.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. Monitoring exclusive breastfeeding and acceptable medical reasons for use of breast-milk substitutes in maternity units in Québec, Canada. Neo-BFHI. Baby Friendly Neonatal Care Conference and Workshop. Uppsala, Sweden, September 15, 2011.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. Monitorage de l’allaitement exclusif et des raisons de supplémentation dans les hôpitaux de la Montérégie. Conference Birthing the World /Enfanter le mode, Quebec, Quebec, November 26, 2011.

Haiek LN, Gauthier D. Comment mesurer et suivre l’adhésion aux meilleures pratiques de soins en maternité? / How can we measure and monitor compliance with maternity-care policies and practices? Conference Birthing the World /Enfanter le mode, Quebec, Quebec, November 27, 2011.

Haiek LN, Lévesque N, Gauthier D. Niveau d’implantation des politiques et pratiques préconisées par l’Initiative des amis des bébés dans les établissements de santé du Québec. Conference Birthing the World /Enfanter le mode, Quebec, Quebec, November 27, 2011.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. BFI Assessment Tool: a Quebec methodology to assess compliance with breastfeeding-related policies and practices in health care facilities. 3rd Nordic Breastfeeding Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 23 and 24, 2009.

Groulx S, Haiek L, Lafrenière C, Viens C. Academic detailing to enhance breastfeeding counseling and Baby-Friendly Initiative compliance in a local services network in Quebec. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine conference, Vienna, Austria, October 4, 2008

Groulx S, Haiek L, Lafrenière C, Viens C. Academic detailing to enhance breastfeeding counseling and Baby-Friendly Initiative compliance in a local services network in Quebec. 1st European Conference on the Kangaroo Mother Care and the 7th International Workshop on Kangaroo Mother Care. Uppsala, Sweden, October 6 to 11, 2008.

Groulx S, Haiek L, Lafrenière C, Viens C. Comment vendre l’allaitement maternel à un RLS. Journées annuelles de santé publique 2008, Québec, Québec, Novembre 17-20, 2006.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. BFI Assessment Tool: a Quebec methodology to assess compliance with breastfeeding-related policies and practices in health care facilities. Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine conference, Vienna, Austria, October 4, 2008

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. BFI Assessment Tool: a Quebec methodology to assess compliance with breastfeeding-related policies and practices in health care facilities. 1st European Conference on the Kangaroo Mother Care and the 7th International Workshop on Kangaroo Mother Care. Uppsala, Sweden, October 6 to 11, 2008.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. Monitoring timing, duration and quality of early skin-to-skin contact in the hospital setting. 7th International Workshop on Kangaroo Mother Care. Uppsala, Sweden, October 9, 2008.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L. Breastfeeding protection in health care facilities of Quebec. American Public Health Association annual meeting, Washington DC, November 5, 2007

Haiek LN, Grossman X, Merewood A. Reid G. Using the BFI-90 tool to evaluate breastfeeding-related hospital policies and practices in the U.S. and Canada. International Lactation Consultant Association 2006 Conference and Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 13-14, 2006.

Haiek LN, Neill G. Understanding maternal experiences with exclusive breastfeeding: rates and shifts in patterns during the first six months of life in the province of Quebec, Canada. American Public Health Association annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 6, 2006.

Haiek LN, Rocheleau L, Des Côtes M. Measuring baby friendliness in Quebec: implementation level of maternity and infant care policies and practices in the Montérégie region. American Public Health Association annual meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 8, 2006.

Haiek LN and Rocheleau L. Le développement d’une méthodologie pour mesurer le niveau d’implantation des meilleures pratiques en allaitement. Journées annuelles de santé publique 2006, Montréal, Octobre 23-27 2006.

Haiek LN and Rocheleau L. Monitorage de l’allaitement exclusif et des raisons de supplémentation dans les hôpitaux de la Montérégie. Journées annuelles de santé publique 2006, Montréal, Octobre 23-27, 2006.

Tools

Haiek LN, Gauthier DL. Instrument IHAB-40. Une méthodologie pour évaluer le niveau d'implantation de l'Initiative des hôpitaux amis des bébésMC. BFHI-100 Assessment Tool. A methodology to measure compliance with the Baby-FriendlyTM Hospital Initiative. Informatised tool for data collection and analysis. Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie, Direction de santé publique, Longueuil, 2007.
 
Haiek LN, Gauthier DL. Instrument IAB-37. Une méthodologie pour évaluer le niveau d'implantation de l'Initiative des amis des bébésMC dans les services de santé communautaires. Outil informatisé pour la collecte et l'analyse de données. Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie, Direction de santé publique, Longueuil, 2007.