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. Gupta, S, Price, C, Agarwal, G, Chan, D, Goel, S, Boulet, LP et al.. The Electronic Asthma Management System (eAMS) Improves Primary Care Asthma Management. Eur. Respir. J. 2019; :. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02241-2018. PubMed PMID:30765503 .
  2. Price, C, Agarwal, G, Chan, D, Goel, S, Kaplan, AG, Boulet, LP et al.. Large care gaps in primary care management of asthma: a longitudinal practice audit. BMJ Open. 2019;9 (1):e022506. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022506. PubMed PMID:30696669 .
  3. Underwood, EA, Jerzak, KJ, Lebovic, G, Rochon, PA, Elser, C, Pritchard, KI et al.. Cognitive effects of adjuvant endocrine therapy in older women treated for early-stage breast cancer: a 1-year longitudinal study. Support Care Cancer. 2019; :. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4603-5. PubMed PMID:30610433 .
  4. Yu, CH, Gall Casey, C, Ke, C, Lebovic, G, Straus, SE. Process Evaluation of the Diabetes Canada Guidelines Dissemination Strategy Using the Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM) Framework. Can J Diabetes. 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2018.08.189. PubMed PMID:30415910 .
  5. Bayoumi, I, Parkin, PC, Lebovic, G, Patel, R, Link, K, Birken, CS et al.. Iron deficiency among low income Canadian toddlers: a cross-sectional feasibility study in a Community Health Centre and non-Community Health Centre sites. BMC Fam Pract. 2018;19 (1):161. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0848-9. PubMed PMID:30249193 PubMed Central PMC6154825.
  6. Jung, JJ, Jüni, P, Lebovic, G, Grantcharov, T. First-year Analysis of the Operating Room Black Box Study. Ann. Surg. 2018; :. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002863. PubMed PMID:29916872 .
  7. Marshall, JK, Bessette, L, Shear, NH, Lebovic, G, Glass, J, Millson, B et al.. Canada's Study of Adherence Outcomes in Patients Receiving Adalimumab: 3-year Results From the COMPANION Study. Clin Ther. 2018;40 (6):1024-1032. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2018.04.017. PubMed PMID:29803532 .
  8. Eny, KM, Chen, S, Anderson, LN, Chen, Y, Lebovic, G, Pullenayegum, E et al.. Breastfeeding duration, maternal body mass index, and birth weight are associated with differences in body mass index growth trajectories in early childhood. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2018;107 (4):584-592. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqx081. PubMed PMID:29635496 .
  9. Bessette, L, Lebovic, G, Millson, B, Charland, K, Donepudi, K, Gaetano, T et al.. Impact of the Adalimumab Patient Support Program on Clinical Outcomes in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Results from the COMPANION Study. Rheumatol Ther. 2018;5 (1):75-85. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0109-3. PubMed PMID:29633196 PubMed Central PMC5935622.
  10. Marshall, JK, Bessette, L, Thorne, C, Shear, NH, Lebovic, G, Gerega, SK et al.. Impact of the Adalimumab Patient Support Program's Care Coach Calls on Persistence and Adherence in Canada: An Observational Retrospective Cohort Study. Clin Ther. 2018;40 (3):415-429.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2018.02.001. PubMed PMID:29519714 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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