Forefront Lecture

Forefront Lecture

Health Care Access and Costs Related to Drug Use from

Linked Survey and Administrative Health Data in Ontario

Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Where: Hurlburt Auditorium, Providence Level 2, St. Paul’s Hospital
When: Wednesday, February 7, 2017, 12- 1PM

This talk is open to the public

A light lunch will be served

Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi is the inaugural Scientific Director of the Centre for Evidence and Health in All Policies. He is also a Scientist at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and a general internist and HIV physician at St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, a Senior Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and a member of the Canadian Drug Expert Committee. He has previously served as Director of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research at the University of Toronto and as president of the international Society for Medical Decision Making.

His research interests include health services research, economic evaluation, decision analysis, and quality of life assessment, with a focus on marginalized populations including people who use drugs and people living with HIV. He also studies access to health services. His work has included cost-effectiveness and feasibility of supervised injection facilities, access to care for people who use drugs, cost-effectiveness analyses of screening strategies for HIV, and drug treatments for HIV and related conditions.

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