Jean Bouyer
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  • Location : Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

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Jean Bouyer PhD Epidemiologist

Course and current status

born in 1955

Professional position

  • Senior researcher (Directeur de Recherche) in INSERM (French National Institute for Medical Research)
  • Co-head of the research team "Epidemiology and evaluation of preventive and therapeutic startegies : HIV, reproduction, pediatrics" in the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Head of the Doctoral School of Public Health (University Paris Saclay)


  • PhD Thesis in Public Health : Prevention of preterm birth. Epidemiological evaluation of public health policies. Haguenau perinatal study. Université Paris-South, 1987.
  • Accreditation to supervise PhD (HDR) : Statistics and Health, University Paris-South, 1990

Previous management positions

  • Team management
  • Inserm research unit 822 (2007-2009)
  • Research team "Epidemiology of fertility" (Inserm Unit 569)
  • Transversal team "Statistical and epidemiological methods " (Inserm Unit 569, 2002-2006)
  • Register of ectopic pregnancies in Auvergne (centre of France) 2000-2006
  • Head of CESAM (Centre for applied statistics teaching, 1,200 students each year) 1985-2001
  • Student training, direction of PhD Thesis
  • Since 1987, training of Master dissertation of 21 students (Master of Public Health in Universities  Paris XI, Bordeaux II, and Demography Master in University Paris V).
  • Supervision of 11 PhD thesis

Fields of expertise

  • Themes : Pregnancy, Reproduction, Pediatrics
  • Methodology : Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health

University teaching

  • Master 1 of Pubic Health (University Paris-South): unit of biostatistics since 1993
  • Master 2 of Pubic Health (University Paris-South): unit “Quantitative Epidemiology” since 1988

Scientific summary

Clinical research in gynecology-obstetrics-pediatry (2013 - )

  • Treatment of ectopic pregnancy
  • gestational diabetes
  • newborn infections

Epidemiology of reproduction (2006- )

  • Fertility, treatment of infertility, children health

Epidemiology of contraception (2002-2009) 

  • Efficiency in current use, side effects, compliance, emergency contraception

Epidemiology of ectopic pregnancy (1994-2006) 

  • Risk factors, incidence of EP from a regional register, fertility after EP

Environmental epidemiology (1989-1994)

  • Job Exposure Matrix

Epidemiology of preterm birth (1983-1988)

  • Risk factors, prevention, long term consequences, statistical and epidemiological methods 

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