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 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. Ladha, KS, Lu, J, McIsaac, DI, van Vlymen, JM, Lebovic, G, Ehtesham, S et al.. Peri-Operative Wearables in Elder Recover after Surgery (POWERS) study: a protocol for a multicentre, prospective cohort study to evaluate perioperative activity with postoperative disability in older adults after non-cardiac surgery. BMJ Open. 2023;13 (9):e073612. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-073612. PubMed PMID:37770257 .
  2. Yoshida-Montezuma, Y, Kirkwood, D, Sivapathasundaram, B, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, de Souza, RJ, To, T et al.. Late preterm birth and growth trajectories during childhood: a linked retrospective cohort study. BMC Pediatr. 2023;23 (1):450. doi: 10.1186/s12887-023-04257-x. PubMed PMID:37684561 PubMed Central PMC10485950.
  3. Rahimi, M, Dorian, P, Cheskes, S, Lebovic, G, Lin, S. The Effect of Time to Treatment With Antiarrhythmic Drugs on Survival and Neurological Outcomes in Shock Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Crit Care Med. 2023;51 (7):903-912. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005846. PubMed PMID:37318289 .
  4. Freeman, SJ, Rasiah, S, Cohen-Silver, J, Xu, K, Lebovic, G, Maguire, J et al.. Mental Health Trajectories of Children and Caregivers Using School-Based Health Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Pediatr Health Care. 2023;37 (5):511-518. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2023.04.002. PubMed PMID:37245129 PubMed Central PMC10123352.
  5. Kovacs, AH, Lebovic, G, Raptis, S, Blais, S, Caldarone, CA, Dahdah, N et al.. Patient-Reported Outcomes After Tetralogy of Fallot Repair. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023;81 (19):1937-1950. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2023.03.385. PubMed PMID:37164527 .
  6. Daza, JF, Chesney, TR, Alibhai, SMH, Kennedy, ED, Lebovic, G, Lightfoot, D et al.. Clinical tools to assess functional capacity before elective non-cardiac surgery: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2023;21 (8):1632-1647. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-22-00397. PubMed PMID:37006169 .
  7. Shin, D, Lebovic, G, Lin, RJ. In-hospital mortality for aspiration pneumonia in a tertiary teaching hospital: A retrospective cohort review from 2008 to 2018. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2023;52 (1):23. doi: 10.1186/s40463-022-00617-2. PubMed PMID:36879258 PubMed Central PMC9990357.
  8. Stein, R, Ong Tone, S, Lebovic, G, Singal, N, Hatch, W. Subjective and objective evaluation of corneal haze after accelerated corneal crosslinking for corneal ectasias. Acta Ophthalmol. 2023;101 (5):568-574. doi: 10.1111/aos.15639. PubMed PMID:36707973 .
  9. Park, T, Issa, M, Mikhail, M, Duong, S, Bedi, H, Jiang, S et al.. Ophthalmic findings in marginally housed women in a Canadian city. Can J Ophthalmol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2022.11.005. PubMed PMID:36442515 .
  10. South, CA, Keown-Stoneman, CDG, Birken, CS, Malik, VS, Zlotkin, SH, Maguire, JL et al.. Underweight in the First 2 Years of Life and Growth in Later Childhood. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5 (7):e2224417. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.24417. PubMed PMID:35904782 PubMed Central PMC9338407.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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