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Jamil Daoud Bayram, M.D., M.Ed., M.P.H.

Associate Director - Disaster Metrics, Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Male  | Languages: English, Arabic, French, Italian, Spanish


  • Associate Director - Disaster Metrics, Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine



Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Disaster metrics; International emergency medicine; Complex humanitarian emergencies; Disaster medicine & public health preparedness


Dr. Bayram is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency and holds a joint appointment in the Department of International health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Bayram received his undergraduate and medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. In 1999, he completed his residency in emergency medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He returned to Lebanon where he served as chairman of an emergency department until 2002. Upon his return to the U.S. he joined the emergency department at Rush University Medical Center as a full time faculty, while continuing to work at Cook County Hospital on a part time basis.

Operationally, Dr. Bayram directed all the emergency management activities at Rush from 2009-2011, and served on various emergency management committees in the City of Chicago. Academically, he directed the joint Cook County/Rush international emergency medicine fellowship from 2004 to 2008. He holds masters degrees in public health, disaster medicine, and educational measurement. He is also pursuing his Ph.D. in public health at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Bayram is the associate director of Johns Hopkins Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) and member of the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response (CRDR). more

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  • Education +


    • American University of Beirut / MD (1994)


    • John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County / Emergency Medicine (1999)


    • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2000, 2010)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Jacquet GA, Vu A, Ewen WB, Hansoti B, Andescavage S, Price D, Suter RE, Bayram JD. Fellowships in international emergency medicine in the USA: a comparative survey of program directors' and fellows' perspectives on the curriculum. Postgrad Med J. 2014 Jan;90(1059):3-7. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2012-131714. Epub 2013 Aug 20. PMID: 23964131
    2. Silva JC, Shah SC, Rumoro DP, Bayram JD, Hallock MM, Gibbs GS, Waddell MJ. Comparing the accuracy of syndrome surveillance systems in detecting influenza-like illness: GUARDIAN vs. RODS vs. electronic medical record reports. Artif Intell Med. 2013 Nov;59(3):169-74. PMID: 24369035
    3. Bayram JD, Sauer LM, Catlett C, Levin S, Cole G, Kirsch TD, Toerper M, Kelen G. Critical resources for hospital surge capacity: an expert consensus panel. PLoS Curr. 2013 Oct 7;5. pii: ecurrents.dis.67c1afe8d78ac2ab0ea52319eb119688. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.67c1afe8d78ac2ab0ea52319eb119688. PMID: 24162793
    4. Hsu EB, Li Y, Bayram JD, Levinson D, Yang S, Monahan C. State of virtual reality based disaster preparedness and response training. PLoS Curr. 2013 Apr 24;5. pii: ecurrents.dis.1ea2b2e71237d5337fa53982a38b2aff. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.1ea2b2e71237d5337fa53982a38b2aff. PMID: 23653102
    5. Dugas AF, Morton M, Beard R, Pines JM, Bayram JD, Hsieh YH, Kelen G, Uscher-Pines L, Jeng K, Cole G, Rothman R. Interventions to mitigate emergency department and hospital crowding during an infectious respiratory disease outbreak: results from an expert panel. PLoS Curr. 2013 Apr 17;5. pii: ecurrents.dis.1f277e0d2bf80f4b2bb1dd5f63a13993. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.1f277e0d2bf80f4b2bb1dd5f63a13993. PMID: 23856917
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