Mathieu Maheu-Giroux

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics and Occupational Health

1020 Pine Avenue West (Room 43)
Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A2


Email: mathieu.maheu-giroux [at]

Dr. Mathieu Maheu-Giroux is a public health researcher with research interests spanning population health, epidemiology, and infectious diseases. His recent work has focused on impact evaluations of public health interventions, measurements and disease burden assessments, and behavioural interventions to control infectious diseases. Other research interests include: mathematical modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis, and Bayesian statistics. Dr. Maheu-Giroux joined the McGill Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health in 2017 as an Assistant Professor. He previously worked as a researcher at Imperial College London after completing his Doctor of Science at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Maheu- Giroux has international field experience in Tanzania, Peru, and Chile, and has published in journals including the International Journal of Drug Policy, AIDS and Behavior, and the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Recent Publications

Tavitian-Exley I, Boily MC, Heimer R, Uusküla A, Levina O, and Maheu-Giroux M (2017). Polydrug use and HIV risk heterogeneity among people who inject drugs: a latent class analysis. AIDS and Behavior. DOI 10.1007/s10461-017-1836-0

Maheu-Giroux M, Baral S, Vesga JF, Diouf D, Diabaté S, Alary M, Abo K, and Boily MC (2017). Anal intercourse among female sex workers in Côte d’Ivoire: prevalence, frequency, determinants, and model-based estimates of its population-level impact on HIV transmission. American Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx244.

Maheu-Giroux M, Vesga JF, Diabaté S, Alary M, Baral S, Diouf D, Abo K, and Boily MC (2017). Population-level impact of an accelerated HIV response plan to reach the UNAIDS 90-90-90 target in Côte d’Ivoire: insights from mathematical modeling. PLOS Medicine 14(6):e1002321.

Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F, Jean K, and Maheu-Giroux M (2017). Uptake of HIV testing in Burkina Faso: an assessment of individual and community-level determinants. BMC Public Health 17(1):487.