Dr. Fahad Razak, an internist and epidemiologist, and his research focuses on improving the care of hospitalized patients through application of advanced analytic methods to hospital big data. He co-founded GEMINI (https://www.geminimedicine.ca/), the largest hospital research network in Canada, and one of few such examples globally. GEMINI covers ~60% of Ontario’s medical hospital beds making it a living laboratory to study hospital care.
Dr. Razak completed an Engineering Science degree, Medical Doctorate, and Residency at the University of Toronto. He was the first physician to be appointed the David E. Bell Fellow at Harvard University. Notable research recognitions include the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine’s New Investigator Award and the Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship from the PSI Foundation. He has received >$55 million in grant funding from sources such as CIHR, NSERC, and the Canadian Cancer Society. He has published >100 peer-reviewed publications (h-index 33).
He was the Scientific Director of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table which informed Ontario’s response to the COVID pandemic. He co-authored >40 science and policy briefs that shaped the policy, public health and clinical response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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