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 over 15 years of experience working with observational data. His area of research interests include health services research, using open data sources do explore interesting and timely topics, as well as almost anything related to Covid-19.

Recent Publications

  1. Vanderloo, LM, Omand, J, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Janus, M, Tremblay, MS, Maguire, JL et al.. Association Between Physical Activity, Screen Time and Sleep, and School Readiness in Canadian Children Aged 4 to 6 Years. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021; :. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000986. PubMed PMID:34387247 .
  2. Balas, M, Prömmel, P, Nguyen, L, Jack, A, Lebovic, G, Badhiwala, JH et al.. The Reality of Accomplishing Surgery Within 24 hours for Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Practices and Safety. J Neurotrauma. 2021; :. doi: 10.1089/neu.2021.0177. PubMed PMID:34382411 .
  3. Li, X, Vanderloo, LM, Maguire, JL, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Aglipay, M, Anderson, LN et al.. Public health preventive measures and child health behaviours during COVID-19: a cohort study. Can J Public Health. 2021; :. doi: 10.17269/s41997-021-00549-w. PubMed PMID:34232489 PubMed Central PMC8261798.
  4. Badhiwala, JH, Lebovic, G, Balas, M, da Costa, L, Nathens, AB, Fehlings, MG et al.. Variability in time to surgery for patients with acute thoracolumbar spinal cord injuries. Sci Rep. 2021;11 (1):13312. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-92310-z. PubMed PMID:34172757 PubMed Central PMC8233434.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 Multi-Center Cohort of 4108 Patients. J Neurotrauma. 2021; :. doi: 10.1089/neu.2020.7525. PubMed PMID:33724051 .
  7. 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 .
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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