Core Faculty (Off-Site):
Bart Stephan Ferket MD MSc PhD, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Health Evidence and Policy department of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is experienced in a combination of decision modeling and epidemiological methods aimed to further personalize the currently recommended medical practice of preventing cardiovascular disease in asymptomatic individuals. A major outcome of his research is a decision aid for communication of personalized benefits with cholesterol lowering drug treatment (PLoS Med 9(12): e1001361. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001361). His current research focuses on applying the same combination of analytic tools to perioperative care and cardiovascular outcomes. Dr. Ferket was teaching assistant for the HSPH summer program in clinical effectiveness RDS288 course “Methods for Decision Making in Medicine” in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Dr. Ferket completed his PhD (cum laude) in the departments of Epidemiology and Radiology of the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam in 2013. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Amsterdam, School of Medicine and holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences of the Erasmus University Medical Center.