Mohammed Samir Abusamaan, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.

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  • Instructor of Medicine

Research Interests

Diabetes; Diabetes Prevention; Clinical Decision Support Systems; Informatics; Data Science; Machine Learning more


Dr. Mohammed Abusamaan is an Instructor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Abusamaan received his medical degree from Misr University in Egypt then pursued part of his internal medicine residency training at King Fahad General Hospital in Saudi Arabia. He earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a focus on epidemiology and biostatistical methods for public health and clinical research. Dr. Abusamaan completed his Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then joined the faculty in this division.

Dr. Abusamaan’s research is focused on the use of health informatics and technology to improve glycemic control in patients with diabetes using advanced statistical modeling and machine learning methods. more


  • Instructor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • M.P.H.; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Maryland) (2017)
  • M.B.Ch.B.; Misr University for Science and Technology College of Medicine (Egypt) (2009)

Additional Training

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)

Research & Publications


Our lab is focused on improving the safety and quality of care for patients with diabetes mellitus.

Lab Website: Nestoras Mathioudakis Lab

Technology Expertise Keywords

Machine Learning

Clinical Trial Keywords

Diabetes Prevention

Clinical Trials

Digital vs. In-Person Diabetes Prevention Program, Co-investigator.

Selected Publications

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Mathioudakis NN, Abusamaan MS, Shakarchi AF, Sokolinsky S, Fayzullin S, McGready J, Zilbermint M, Saria S, and Golden   SH. Development and Validation of a Machine Learning Model to Predict Near-Term Risk of Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients. JAMA Netw Open 2021;4(1):e2030913

Siddiqui ZK, Abusamaan MS, Bertram A, Allen L, Wu AW, Zhu J, Brotman DJ. Comparison of Services Available in 5-Star and Non-5-Star Patient Experience Hospitals. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(10):1429–1430.

Abusamaan MS, Klonoff  DC, Mathioudakis N. Predictors of Time-to-Repeat Point-of-Care Blood Glucose Following Hypoglycemic Events in Hospitalized Patients. Diabetes Sci Technol. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 2020;14(3):526-534

Abusamaan MS, Quillin J, Owodunni F, Emidio O, Kang J, Yu B, Ma B, Bailey L, Razzak R, Smith TJ, Bodurtha JN. The Role of Palliative Medicine in Assessing Hereditary Cancer Risk. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018;35(12):1490-1497

Lane KL, Abusamaan MS, Fesseha B, Thurber EG, Al-Hajri N, Gopakumar S, Le JT, Gill S, Blanck J, Prichett L, Hicks CW, Sherman RL, Abularrage CJ, Mathioudakis N. Glycemic control and diabetic foot ulcer outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. J Diabetes Complications. 2020 May 22;107638.

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1830 E. Monument Street
Suite 333
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Activities & Honors


  • Christopher D. Saudek Fellowship in Diabetes Research, 2020


  • American Diabetes Association (ADA), 2018
  • American Medical Association (AMA), 2013

Patient Ratings & Comments

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