Ahmed M. Bayoumi

MD, MSc

Scientist

Biography

Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi is a Scientist at MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, where he is also a general internist and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) physician. He holds the Fondation Baxter and Alma Ricard Chair in Inner City Health at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He is a Senior Adjunct Scientist at ICES. He has extensive experience in translating research to policy (member of the Canadian Drug Expert Committee, past Scientific Director of Converge3, past president of the international Society for Medical Decision Making, and past Director of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research at the University of Toronto). He has co-led large multi-method studies, including the highly impactful Toronto and Ottawa Supervised Consumption Assessment (TOSCA) and the Marginalization and COVID-19 (MARCO) studies. His research interests include the delivery of health services, particularly to people who use drugs, people living with HIV, and other marginalized populations. He is a member of HMRAC (the Homelessness, Mortality, Research and Advocacy Coalition), an academic – community collaboration that meets regularly to discuss how research can address issues related to homelessness.

Recent Publications

  1. Saunders, H, Anderson, C, Feldman, F, Holroyd-Leduc, J, Jain, R, Liu, B et al.. Developing a fall prevention intervention economic model. PLoS One. 2023;18 (1):e0280572. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0280572. PubMed PMID:36706109 PubMed Central PMC9882648.
  2. Ahmed, AF, Sharkawi, SS, AbdelHameed, SS, Bayoumi, AM, Moussa, RS, Alhakamy, NA et al.. Ketogenic diet restores hormonal, apoptotic/proliferative balance and enhances the effect of metformin on a letrozole-induced polycystic ovary model in rats. Life Sci. 2023;313 :121285. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2022.121285. PubMed PMID:36526050 .
  3. Miura, F, Miura, M, Shibata, Y, Furuta, Y, Miyamura, K, Ino, Y et al.. Correction: Identifcation, expression, and purifcation of DNA cytosine 5-methyltransferases with short recognition sequences. BMC Biotechnol. 2022;22 (1):37. doi: 10.1186/s12896-022-00770-6. PubMed PMID:36457075 PubMed Central PMC9716734.
  4. Kenny, KS, Kolla, G, Firestone, M, Bannerman, M, Greig, S, Flores, BF et al.. Corrigendum to "Frequency of fatal and non-fatal overdoses and response to grief and loss among people who inject drugs: An unexplored dimension of the opioid overdose crisis" [Drug Alcohol Depend. 237 (2022) 109539]. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022;241 :109701. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109701. PubMed PMID:36414505 .
  5. Paul, LA, Bayoumi, AM, Chen, C, Kocovska, E, Smith, BT, Raboud, JM et al.. Evaluation of the gap in delivery of opioid agonist therapy among individuals with opioid-related health problems: a population-based retrospective cohort study. Addiction. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/add.16096. PubMed PMID:36401610 .
  6. Kenny, KS, Kolla, G, Greig, S, Bannerman, M, Phillips, D, Altenberg, J et al.. Association of Illicit Fentanyl Use with Injection Risk Practices Among People who Inject Drugs. AIDS Behav. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s10461-022-03908-x. PubMed PMID:36401145 .
  7. Miura, F, Miura, M, Shibata, Y, Furuta, Y, Miyamura, K, Ino, Y et al.. Identification, expression, and purification of DNA cytosine 5-methyltransferases with short recognition sequences. BMC Biotechnol. 2022;22 (1):33. doi: 10.1186/s12896-022-00765-3. PubMed PMID:36333700 PubMed Central PMC9636781.
  8. O'Brien, KK, Solomon, P, Carusone, SC, Erlandson, KM, Bergin, C, Bayoumi, AM et al.. Assessing the sensibility and utility of a short-form version of the HIV Disability Questionnaire in clinical practice settings in Canada, Ireland and the USA: a mixed methods study. BMJ Open. 2022;12 (9):e062008. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062008. PubMed PMID:36175103 .
  9. Kenny, KS, Kolla, G, Firestone, M, Bannerman, M, Greig, S, Flores, BF et al.. Frequency of fatal and non-fatal overdoses and response to grief and loss among people who inject drugs: An unexplored dimension of the opioid overdose crisis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022;237 :109539. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109539. PubMed PMID:35777172 .
  10. Refaie, MM, El-Hussieny, M, Bayoumi, AM, Shehata, S, Welson, NN, Abdelzaher, WY et al.. Simvastatin cardioprotection in cyclophosphamide-induced toxicity via the modulation of inflammasome/caspase1/interleukin1β pathway. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2022;41 :9603271221111440. doi: 10.1177/09603271221111440. PubMed PMID:35762198 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Scientist, MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto