Ahmed M. Bayoumi


Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi is a Scientist at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, a general internist and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) physician at St. Michael’s Hospital. He holds the Fondation Baxter & Alma Ricard Chair in Inner City Health at St. Michael’s and the University of Toronto. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

His research interests include economic evaluation, decision analysis, and quality of life assessment for HIV-related health interventions, and studies of the access to the delivery of health services, particularly to people living with HIV, injection drug users, and other marginalized populations. His work has included cost-effectiveness analyses of screening strategies for HIV, drug treatments for HIV and related conditions, and supervised injection sites for injection drug users. He also studies how to incorporate equity concerns into resource allocation decisions in a manner that is defensible, transparent, and principled. He is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He is currently President of the Society for Medical Decision Making and is a member of the Canadian Drug Expert Committee. He is a past Director of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

Please note: Dr. Bayoumi is not taking any summer students in 2018.

Recent Publications

  1. Shankardass, K, O'Campo, P, Muntaner, C, Bayoumi, AM, Kokkinen, L. Ideas for Extending the Approach to Evaluating Health in All Policies in South Australia Comment on "Developing a Framework for a Program Theory-Based Approach to Evaluating Policy Processes and Outcomes: Health in All Policies in South Australia". Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018;7 (8):755-757. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2018.25. PubMed PMID:30078296 PubMed Central PMC6077279.
  2. Ewees, MG, Messiha, BAS, Abdel-Bakky, MS, Bayoumi, AMA, Abo-Saif, AA. Tempol, a superoxide dismutase mimetic agent, reduces cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Drug Chem Toxicol. 2018; :1-8. doi: 10.1080/01480545.2018.1485688. PubMed PMID:30067109 .
  3. Isaranuwatchai, W, Bayoumi, AM, Renahy, E, Cheff, R, O'Campo, P. Using decision methods to examine the potential impact of intersectoral action programs. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11 (1):506. doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3609-x. PubMed PMID:30053829 PubMed Central PMC6062875.
  4. Rana, J, Wilton, J, Fowler, S, Hart, TA, Bayoumi, AM, Tan, DHS et al.. Trends in the awareness, acceptability, and usage of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among at-risk men who have sex with men in Toronto. Can J Public Health. 2018;109 (3):342-352. doi: 10.17269/s41997-018-0064-3. PubMed PMID:29981088 .
  5. Sharma, M, Chris, A, Chan, A, Knox, DC, Wilton, J, McEwen, O et al.. Decentralizing the delivery of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through family physicians and sexual health clinic nurses: a dissemination and implementation study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018;18 (1):513. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3324-2. PubMed PMID:29970087 PubMed Central PMC6029110.
  6. Boucher, LM, Bayoumi, AM, Mark, AE, Cooper, C, Martin, A, Marshall, Z et al.. Hepatitis C Testing, Status and Treatment among Marginalized People Who Use Drugs in an Inner City Setting: An Observational Cohort Study. Subst Use Misuse. 2018; :1-13. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1485699. PubMed PMID:29932800 .
  7. Palmer, A, Gabler, K, Rachlis, B, Ding, E, Chia, J, Bacani, N et al.. Viral suppression and viral rebound among young adults living with HIV in Canada. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018;97 (22):e10562. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000010562. PubMed PMID:29851775 .
  8. Lau, C, Kendall, CE, Burchell, AN, Bayoumi, AM, Loutfy, M, Rourke, SB et al.. Outcomes Among Persons with HIV Following a Mental Health Admission: A Population-Based Study. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses. 2018;34 (7):590-597. doi: 10.1089/AID.2017.0275. PubMed PMID:29661003 .
  9. Kendall, CE, Shoemaker, ES, Raboud, J, Mark, AE, Bayoumi, AM, Burchell, AN et al.. Assessing Timely Presentation to Care Among People Diagnosed with HIV During Hospital Admission: A Population-Based Study in Ontario, Canada. AIDS Behav. 2018;22 (8):2575-2583. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2063-z. PubMed PMID:29536283 .
  10. Masindi, KI, Jembere, N, Kendall, CE, Burchell, AN, Bayoumi, AM, Loutfy, M et al.. Co-morbid Non-communicable Diseases and Associated Health Service Use in African and Caribbean Immigrants with HIV. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018;20 (3):536-545. doi: 10.1007/s10903-017-0681-6. PubMed PMID:29209931 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Scientist, Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto