Ahmed M. Bayoumi

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Health Policy, Stanford University; M.Sc. (clinical epidemiology), University of Toronto; MD, University of Toronto

Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Biography

Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi is a Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at the Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, a general internist and 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.

Recent Publications

  1. Ng, R, Macdonald, EM, Yudin, MH, Bayoumi, AM, Loutfy, MR, Raboud, J et al.. Maternal placental syndromes among women living with HIV in Ontario: a population-based study. CMAJ Open. ;3 (4):E360-5. Epub 2015/10/19. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140112. PubMed PMID:26770960 PubMed Central PMC4701653.
  2. Enns, EA, Zaric, GS, Strike, CJ, Jairam, JA, Kolla, G, Bayoumi, AM et al.. Potential cost-effectiveness of supervised injection facilities in Toronto and Ottawa, Canada. Addiction. 2015; :. doi: 10.1111/add.13195. PubMed PMID:26616368 .
  3. Gajic-Veljanoski, O, Cheung, AM, Bayoumi, AM, Tomlinson, G. A tutorial on Bayesian bivariate meta-analysis of mixed binary-continuous outcomes with missing treatment effects. Stat Med. 2015; :. doi: 10.1002/sim.6791. PubMed PMID:26553369 .
  4. Alamoudi, NM, Baghlaf, KK, Elashiry, EA, Farsi, NM, El Derwi, DA, Bayoumi, AM et al.. The effectiveness of computerized anesthesia in primary mandibular molar pulpotomy: A randomized controlled trial. Quintessence Int. 2015; :. doi: 10.3290/j.qi.a34977. PubMed PMID:26504907 .
  5. Gillis, J, Bayoumi, AM, Burchell, AN, Cooper, C, Klein, MB, Loutfy, M et al.. Factors associated with the frequency of monitoring of liver enzymes, renal function and lipid laboratory markers among individuals initiating combination antiretroviral therapy: a cohort study. BMC Infect. Dis. 2015;15 :453. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1206-3. PubMed PMID:26496954 PubMed Central PMC4620739.
  6. Strike, C, Watson, TM, Kolla, G, Penn, R, Bayoumi, AM. Ambivalence about supervised injection facilities among community stakeholders. Harm Reduct J. 2015;12 :26. doi: 10.1186/s12954-015-0060-3. PubMed PMID:26292715 PubMed Central PMC4546245.
  7. Burchell, AN, Allen, VG, Gardner, SL, Moravan, V, Tan, DH, Grewal, R et al.. High incidence of diagnosis with syphilis co-infection among men who have sex with men in an HIV cohort in Ontario, Canada. BMC Infect. Dis. 2015;15 :356. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1098-2. PubMed PMID:26289937 PubMed Central PMC4546079.
  8. O'Brien, KK, Solomon, P, Bergin, C, O'Dea, S, Stratford, P, Iku, N et al.. Reliability and validity of a new HIV-specific questionnaire with adults living with HIV in Canada and Ireland: the HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ). Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2015;13 :124. doi: 10.1186/s12955-015-0310-9. PubMed PMID:26263898 PubMed Central PMC4542093.
  9. Gallinger, ZR, May, G, Kortan, P, Bayoumi, AM. Pylephlebitis After Colonic Polypectomy Causing Fever and Abdominal Pain. ACG Case Rep J. 2015;2 (3):142-5. Epub 2015/4/10. doi: 10.14309/crj.2015.35. PubMed PMID:26157944 PubMed Central PMC4435405.
  10. Macdonald, EM, Ng, R, Yudin, MH, Bayoumi, AM, Loutfy, M, Raboud, J et al.. Postpartum Maternal and Neonatal Hospitalizations Among Women with HIV: A Population-Based Study. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses. 2015;31 (10):967-72. doi: 10.1089/AID.2015.0047. PubMed PMID:26132654 PubMed Central PMC4576941.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Research Scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael’s Hospital