• 136 Citations
20132023
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Research Interests

Dr. Ahmad is an assistant professor of medicine-cardiology and a faculty member in the Center for Health Information Partnerships in Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a practicing advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist and cares for patients across the spectrum of heart failure, including evaluation for and management of ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation. Dr. Ahmad’s research interests are in the development of the methods, tools, and technologies to collect, store, analyze, and apply diverse electronic health data—including patient-reported outcomes measures—for improving clinical care, conducting pragmatic clinical trials, and generating real world evidence. His research in these areas has been supported by multiple organizations, including the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Heart Failure Society of America, the National Institutes of Health, and the People-Centered Research Foundation.

Certifications and Licenses

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2012Residency, University of Pennsylvania Hospitals
2016Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center
2017Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
2018Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Northwestern University

… → 2017

MD, University of Chicago

… → 2009

Research interests

  • Amyloidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Clinical Trial Methodology
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Epidemiology
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Medical Informatics
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

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Heart Failure Medicine & Life Sciences
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Systems Theory Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2018 2023

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 136 Citations
  • 22 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter

Development and initial validation of the PROMIS®-Plus-HF profile measure

Ahmad, F., Kallen, M. A., Schifferdecker, K. E., Carluzzo, K. L., Yount, S., Gelow, J. M., McCullough, P. A., Kimmel, S. E., Fisher, E. S. & Cella, D., Jun 1 2019, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 12, 6, e005751.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Information Systems
Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathies
Health Status
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Integrating hypertension phenotype and genotype with hybrid non-negative matrix factorization

Luo, Y., Mao, C., Yang, Y., Wang, F., Ahmad, F. S., Arnett, D., Irvin, M. R. & Shah, S. J., Aug 15 2019, In : Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 35, 16, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Non-negative Matrix Factorization
Hypertension
Genotype
Factorization
Phenotype

Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Distribution in the United States Population (from NHANES, 2005 to 2012)

Olson, K. A., Patel, R. B., Ahmad, F. S., Ning, H., Bogle, B. M., Goldberger, J. J. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Apr 15 2019, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 123, 8, p. 1249-1254 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition Surveys
Sudden Cardiac Death
Population
Cardiovascular Diseases
HDL Lipoproteins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Adjudicated heart failure in HIV-infected and uninfected men and women

Feinstein, M. J., Steverson, A. B., Ning, H., Pawlowski, A. E., Schneider, D., Ahmad, F. S., Sanders, J. M., Sinha, A., Nance, R. M., Achenbach, C. J., Delaney, J. A. C., Heckbert, S. R., Shah, S. J., Hanna, D. B., Hsue, P. Y., Bloomfield, G. S., Longenecker, C. T., Crane, H. M. & Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 7, 21, e009985.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
HIV
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Viral Load
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Novel Patient Recruitment Strategy: Patient Selection Directly from the Community through Linkage to Clinical Data

Zimmerman, L. P., Goel, S., Sathar, S., Gladfelter, C. E., Onate, A., Kane, L. L., Sital, S., Phua, J., Davis, P., Margellos-Anast, H., Meltzer, D. O., Polonsky, T. S., Shah, R. C., Trick, W. E., Ahmad, F. S. & Kho, A. N., Jan 1 2018, In : Applied Clinical Informatics. 9, 1, p. 114-121 8 p., 170176ra.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Selection
Health
Electronic Health Records
Workflow
Surveying