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