Biography

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. Burns, KEA, Rizvi, L, Cook, DJ, Lebovic, G, Dodek, P, Villar, J et al.. Ventilator Weaning and Discontinuation Practices for Critically Ill Patients. JAMA. 2021;325 (12):1173-1184. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.2384. PubMed PMID:33755077 PubMed Central PMC7988370.
  2. Balas, M, Guttman, MP, Badhiwala, JH, Lebovic, G, Nathens, AB, Da Costa, L et al.. Earlier Surgery Reduces Complications in Acute Traumatic Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Injury: Analysis of a Multicenter Cohort of 4,108 Patients. J Neurotrauma. 2021; :. doi: 10.1089/neu.2020.7525. PubMed PMID:33724051 .
  3. Gray, A, Chartier, LB, Pavenski, K, McGowan, M, Lebovic, G, Petrosoniak, A et al.. The clock is ticking: using in situ simulation to improve time to blood administration for bleeding trauma patients. CJEM. 2021;23 (1):54-62. doi: 10.1007/s43678-020-00011-9. PubMed PMID:33683613 .
  4. Bhatia, A, Kara, J, Janmohamed, T, Prabhu, A, Lebovic, G, Katz, J et al.. User Engagement and Clinical Impact of the Manage My Pain App in Patients With Chronic Pain: A Real-World, Multi-site Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2021;9 (3):e26528. doi: 10.2196/26528. PubMed PMID:33661130 PubMed Central PMC7974758.
  5. Beaubien-Souligny, W, Yang, A, Lebovic, G, Wald, R, Bagshaw, SM. Frailty status among older critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury. Crit Care. 2021;25 (1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13054-021-03510-y. PubMed PMID:33632288 PubMed Central PMC7908639.
  6. Puchalski Ritchie, LM, van Lettow, M, Makwakwa, A, Kip, EC, Straus, SE, Kawonga, H et al.. Impact of a tuberculosis treatment adherence intervention versus usual care on treatment completion rates: results of a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial. Implement Sci. 2020;15 (1):107. doi: 10.1186/s13012-020-01067-y. PubMed PMID:33308257 PubMed Central PMC7731739.
  7. Li, X, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Lebovic, G, Maguire, JL, Omand, JA, Sievenpiper, JL et al.. Body Mass Index Mediates the Association between Growth Trajectories and Cardiometabolic Risk in Children. Child Obes. 2021;17 (1):36-42. doi: 10.1089/chi.2020.0143. PubMed PMID:33252262 .
  8. Kaufman, CS, Cross, MJ, Barone, JL, Dekhne, NS, Devisetty, K, Dilworth, JT et al.. A Three-Dimensional Bioabsorbable Tissue Marker for Volume Replacement and Radiation Planning: A Multicenter Study of Surgical and Patient-Reported Outcomes for 818 Patients with Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021;28 (5):2529-2542. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-09271-2. PubMed PMID:33221977 .
  9. Ivers, NM, Taljaard, M, Giannakeas, V, Reis, C, Mulhall, CL, Lam, JMC et al.. Effectiveness of confidential reports to physicians on their prescribing of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. Implement Sci Commun. 2020;1 :30. doi: 10.1186/s43058-020-00013-9. PubMed PMID:32885189 PubMed Central PMC7427908.
  10. Bougie, O, Bedaiwy, MA, Laberge, P, Lebovic, G, Leyland, N, Atri, M et al.. Quality of ultrasonography reporting and factors associated with selection of imaging modality for uterine fibroids in Canada: results from a prospective cohort registry. CMAJ Open. ;8 (3):E506-E513. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20200004. PubMed PMID:32792350 PubMed Central PMC7850143.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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