Gerald Lebovic


Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Gerald Lebovic  is a biostatistician at the HUB Health Research Solutions at St Michael’s Hospital. Dr. Lebovic received a Master’s degree in Statistics and a PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Toronto. He is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto . He provides methodological and statistical support to investigators, clinician scientists and students. He has ten years’ experience working on observational studies in the medical field. His area of research interests include health services research, longitudinal data analysis and multi-state models.

Recent Publications

  1. Ke, C, Persaud, S, Singh, K, Ostrow, B, Lebovic, G, Hincapié, C et al.. Interaction between sex and rurality on the prevalence of diabetes in Guyana: a nationally representative study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2020;8 (1):. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001349. PubMed PMID:32699107 PubMed Central PMC7380853.
  2. Gunaseelan, V, Parkin, PC, Wahi, G, Birken, CS, Maguire, JL, Macarthur, C et al.. Maternal ethnicity and iron status in early childhood in Toronto, Canada: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Paediatr Open. 2020;4 (1):e000635. doi: 10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000635. PubMed PMID:32509978 PubMed Central PMC7254107.
  3. Leonardi, B, Drago, F, Caldarone, CA, Dahdah, N, Dallaire, F, Drolet, C et al.. Impact of Age and Sex on Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Measurements: After Tetralogy of Fallot Repair. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020;13 (8):1844-1847. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2020.02.021. PubMed PMID:32305481 .
  4. Li, X, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Lebovic, G, Omand, JA, Adeli, K, Hamilton, JK et al.. The association between body mass index trajectories and cardiometabolic risk in young children. Pediatr Obes. 2020;15 (8):e12633. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12633. PubMed PMID:32181602 .
  5. Lowe, J, Ke, C, Singh, K, Gobin, R, Lebovic, G, Ostrow, B et al.. Development and Validation of a New Diabetes Risk Score in Guyana. Diabetes Ther. 2020;11 (4):873-883. doi: 10.1007/s13300-020-00775-4. PubMed PMID:32072429 PubMed Central PMC7136361.
  6. Hatch, W, El-Defrawy, S, Ong Tone, S, Stein, R, Slomovic, AR, Rootman, DS et al.. Accelerated Corneal Cross-Linking: Efficacy, Risk of Progression, and Characteristics Affecting Outcomes. A Large, Single-Center Prospective Study. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2020;213 :76-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2020.01.006. PubMed PMID:31945333 .
  7. Lurz, E, Patel, H, Lebovic, G, Quammie, C, Woolfson, JP, Perez, M et al.. Paediatric reference values for total psoas muscle area. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2020;11 (2):405-414. doi: 10.1002/jcsm.12514. PubMed PMID:31920002 PubMed Central PMC7113526.
  8. Chung, F, Wong, J, Bellingham, G, Lebovic, G, Singh, M, Waseem, R et al.. Predictive factors for sleep apnoea in patients on opioids for chronic pain. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2019;6 (1):e000523. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2019-000523. PubMed PMID:31908788 PubMed Central PMC6936992.
  9. Li, DH, Wald, R, Blum, D, McArthur, E, James, MT, Burns, KEA et al.. Predicting mortality among critically ill patients with acute kidney injury treated with renal replacement therapy: Development and validation of new prediction models. J Crit Care. 2020;56 :113-119. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2019.12.015. PubMed PMID:31896444 .
  10. Birken, CS, Omand, JA, Nurse, KM, Borkhoff, CM, Koroshegyi, C, Lebovic, G et al.. Fit for School Study protocol: early child growth, health behaviours, nutrition, cardiometabolic risk and developmental determinants of a child's school readiness, a prospective cohort. BMJ Open. 2019;9 (11):e030709. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030709. PubMed PMID:31748293 PubMed Central PMC6886995.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto