Muhammad Mamdani

MPH, MA, PharmD

Director, Li Ka Shing Centre for Healthcare Analytics Research and Training (CHART)


Dr. Mamdani is the Director of the Li Ka Shing Centre for Healthcare Analytics Research and Training (CHART) of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He is also Professor in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, the Department of Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation of the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health. He is also adjunct Senior Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Dr. Mamdani also is a member of the Human Drug Advisory Panel of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) and is a co-Principal Investigator of the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network. In 2010, Dr. Mamdani was named among Canada’s Top 40 under 40. Prior to joining the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and St. Michael’s Hospital, Dr. Mamdani was a Director of Outcomes Research at Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals in New York. Dr. Mamdani’s research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and drug policy. He has published approximately 350 research studies in peer-reviewed medical journals, including leading journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the British Medical Journal, and Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Mamdani obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 1995 and subsequently completed a fellowship in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research at the Detroit Medical Center in 1997. During his fellowship, Dr. Mamdani obtained a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He then completed a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University in 1998 with a concentration in quantitative methods, focusing on biostatistics and epidemiological principles.

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




Recent Publications

  1. Mamdani, M, Gomes, T, Greaves, S, Manji, S, Juurlink, DN, Tadrous, M et al.. Association Between Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, and Suicide. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2 (10):e1913304. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.13304. PubMed PMID:31617924 .
  2. Persaud, N, Bedard, M, Boozary, AS, Glazier, RH, Gomes, T, Hwang, SW et al.. Effect on Treatment Adherence of Distributing Essential Medicines at No Charge: The CLEAN Meds Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2019; :. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4472. PubMed PMID:31589276 .
  3. Nowak, LL, Davis, AM, Mamdani, M, Beaton, D, Schemitsch, EH. A concept analysis and overview of outcome measures used for evaluating patients with proximal humerus fractures. Disabil Rehabil. 2019; :1-13. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1649728. PubMed PMID:31479302 .
  4. Rajaram, A, Morey, T, Shah, S, Dosani, N, Mamdani, M. Providing Data-Driven Equitable Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Structurally Vulnerable Populations: A Pilot Survey of Information Management Strategies. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019; :1049909119872756. doi: 10.1177/1049909119872756. PubMed PMID:31466455 .
  5. Khattak, FK, Jeblee, S, Crampton, N, Mamdani, M, Rudzicz, F. AutoScribe: Extracting Clinically Pertinent Information from Patient-Clinician Dialogues. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019;264 :1512-1513. doi: 10.3233/SHTI190510. PubMed PMID:31438207 .
  6. Xu, Y, Schulman, S, Dowlatshahi, D, Holbrook, AM, Simpson, CS, Shepherd, LE et al.. Healthcare resource utilization and costs among patients with direct oral anticoagulant or warfarin-related major bleeding. Thromb. Res. 2019;182 :12-19. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2019.07.026. PubMed PMID:31434018 .
  7. Gladstone, DJ, Aviv, RI, Demchuk, AM, Hill, MD, Thorpe, KE, Khoury, JC et al.. Effect of Recombinant Activated Coagulation Factor VII on Hemorrhage Expansion Among Patients With Spot Sign-Positive Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage: The SPOTLIGHT and STOP-IT Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA Neurol. 2019; :. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.2636. PubMed PMID:31424491 PubMed Central PMC6704754.
  8. Jamieson, T, Mamdani, MM, Etchells, E. Linking Quality Improvement and Health Information Technology through the QI-HIT Figure 8. Appl Clin Inform. 2019;10 (3):528-533. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1693456. PubMed PMID:31340398 PubMed Central PMC6656570.
  9. Tadrous, M, Matta, R, Greaves, S, Herschorn, S, Mamdani, MM, Juurlink, DN et al.. Association of Mirabegron With the Risk of Arrhythmia in Adult Patients 66 Years or Older-A Population-Based Cohort Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2019; :. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2011. PubMed PMID:31305875 PubMed Central PMC6632155.
  10. Salata, K, Hussain, MA, de Mestral, C, Greco, E, Aljabri, BA, Mamdani, M et al.. Comparison of Outcomes in Elective Endovascular Aortic Repair vs Open Surgical Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2 (7):e196578. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.6578. PubMed PMID:31290986 PubMed Central PMC6624804.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
  • Adjunct Professor, King Saud University Senior Adjunct
  • Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences