Journal Articles



Duarte E, Garcia L, Araujo W, Velez MP. Outcomes of Zika virus infection during pregnancy: contributions to the debate on the efficiency of cohort studies. BMC Public Health, 2017 Dec 17: 924.

Rosendaal N, Alvarado B, Wu Y, Velez MP, Camara S, Pirkle C. Adolescent childbirth is associated with greater Framingham Risk Scores for cardiovascular disease among participants of the International Mobility in Aging Study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2017 Nov 1;6 (11).

Bermudez-Tamayo C, Fernández Ruiz E, Pastor Moreno G, Maroto-Navarro G, Garcia-Mochon L, Perez-Ramos FJ, Caño-Aguilar A, Velez MP. Barriers and enablers in the implementation of a program to reduce cesarean deliveries. Reproductive Health, 2017 Aug 14 (1): 160.

Velez MP, Arbuckle T.E, Monnier P, Fraser W.D. Is maternal smoking associated with 2D:4D digit ratio in their children? Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 2017 May 23:1-7.


Velez MP, Arbuckle T.E, Monnier P, Fraser W.D. Female digit length ratio (2D:4D) and Time to Pregnancy. Human Reproduction, 2016 Sep; 31 (9): 2128-34.

Velez MP, Arbuckle T.E, Fraser W.D, Mumford SL. Perfluoroalkyl acids and Time-to-Pregnancy: the issue of “parity-conditioning bias”. Environmental Research. 2016 May, 147: 572–573.


Shaulov T., 
Vélez M.P., Buzaglo K., Phillips S., Kadoch I.J.  Outcomes of 1503 cycles of modified natural cycle in vitro fertilization: A single institution experience. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 2015 Jul;32(7):1043-8.

Vélez MP
, Arbuckle T.E, Fraser W.D. Female exposure to phenols and phthalates and time to pregnancy: the Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC) Study. Fertil Steril. 2015 Apr;103(4):1011-1020.

Vélez MP
, Arbuckle T.E, Fraser W.D. Maternal Perfluorinated Chemicals and Reduced Fecundity: The MIREC Study. Hum Reprod. 2015 Mar;30(3):701-9.


Vélez MP, Connolly M, Kadoch IJ, Phillips S, Bissonnette F. Universal coverage of IVF pays off. Hum Reprod. 2014 Jun; 29 (6):1313-9.

Lehmann P, Vélez MP, Saumet J, Lapensée L, Bissonnette F, Kadoch IJ. Anti-müllerian hormone (AMH): a reliable biomarker of oocytes quality in IVF. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 2014 Apr; 31(4):493-8.


Arbuckle TE, Fraser WD, Fisher M, Davis K, Liang CL, Lupien N, Bastien S, Velez MP, et al. Cohort Profile: The Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC) Research Platform. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Jul; 27(4):415-25.

Vélez MP, Kadoch IJ, Phillips S, Bissonnette F. Rapid policy change to single-embryo transfer while maintaining pregnancy rates per initiated cycle. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 2013 May; 26(5): 506-11.


Jamal W, Vélez MP, Zini A, Phillips S, Hemmings R, Kadoch IJ. Surgically retrieved spermatozoa versus ejaculated spermatozoa in modified natural IVF-ICSI cycles. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 2012 Sep; 25(3): 242-7.


Hormaza MP; Cuesta D; Martínez LM; Massaro MM; Campo, MN; Vélez MP; Rendón GJ; Agudelo CA. 25-hydroxy vitamin D serum levels in no menopausal, menopausal and postmenopausal women. Revista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecología. 2011 Jul-Sep 62(3):231-236.

Van Hulst A, Seguin L, Zunzunegui MV, Velez MP, Nikiema B. The influence of poverty and social support on the perceived health of children born to minority migrant mothers. Ethnicity & Health. 2011 Jun;16(3):185-200.


Vélez MP, Alvarado BE, Lord C, Zunzunegui MV. Life Course Socioeconomic Adversity and Age at Natural Menopause in Women from Latin America and the Caribbean. Menopause. 2010 May-Jun; 17(3):552-9.

Vélez MP, Santos IS, et al. Maternal birthweight and adverse perinatal outcomes: The 1982 Pelotas birth cohort study, Brazil. Pan American Journal of Public Health. 2009 Aug; 26(2):112-119.

Barros FC, Vélez MdelP. Temporal trends of preterm birth subtypes and neonatal outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 May; 107(5):1035-41.

Vélez-Gómez MP, Barros FC, Echavarría-Restrepo LG, Hormaza-Angel MP. Low birth weight prevalence and associated maternal factors at the Bolivariana teaching hospital’s Maternal and Infant Protection and Attention Unit in Medellín, Colombia. Revista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecología. 2006, 57 (4). 


All Departmental Publications