Farhaan S. Vahidy

Farhaan S. Vahidy, PhD, MBBS, MPH, FAHA

Coneway Family Centennial Endowed Directorship in Quality and Outcomes, Center for Outcomes Research
Associate Director, Center for Outcomes Research
Associate Professor of Outcomes Research, Academic Institute
Associate Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Biography

Dr. Farhaan S. Vahidy serves as Associate Director of the Center for Outcomes Research (COR) at Houston Methodist and holds the inaugural Coneway Family Centennial Endowed Directorship in Quality and Outcomes.  Dr. Vahidy is also serving as the COR Division Chief of Population Health Science & Health Services Research. He also hold additional appointment of Associate Professor at the Neurological Institute Houston Methodist. 

As Associate Director and Division Chief, Dr. Vahidy leads the development of learning healthcare systems models utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning for rapid integration of scientifically robust evidence into healthcare practice. He has expertise in outcomes research applied to stroke and cerebrovascular disease. 

Dr. Vahidy was previously an Associate Professor of Neurology at the McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston. At UTH, he directed the Data Management and Analysis Core and the Division of Population Health and Health Services Research for UTHealth's Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  

Publications

COVID-19 associated disruptions in routine health care of people with mild cognitive impairment or dementia
Tannous, J, Pan, A, Bako, A, Potter, T, Jones, SL, Janjan, N, Smith, ML, Seshadri, S, Ory, MG & Vahidy, FS 2022, , Alzheimers and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. e12323. https://doi.org/10.1002/dad2.12323

Sex differences in post-stroke cognitive decline: A population-based longitudinal study of nationally representative data
Bako, AT, Potter, T, Tannous, J, Pan, AP, Johnson, C, Baig, E, Downer, B & Vahidy, FS 2022, , PLoS ONE, vol. 17, no. 5 May, e0268249. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268249

Contemporary Trends in the Nationwide Incidence of Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Bako, AT, Pan, A, Potter, T, Tannous, J, Johnson, C, Baig, E, Meeks, J, Woo, D & Vahidy, FS 2022, , Stroke, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. E70-E74. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.037332

The Collateral Damage of COVID-19
Tannous, J & Vahidy, FS 2022, , Neurology, vol. 98, no. 6, pp. 219-220. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000013196

Social Determinants of Health Among Non-Elderly Adults With Stroke in the United States
Khan, SU, Acquah, I, Javed, Z, Valero-Elizondo, J, Yahya, T, Blankstein, R, Virani, SS, Blaha, MJ, Hyder, AA, Dubey, P, Vahidy, FS, Cainzos-Achirica, M & Nasir, K 2022, , Mayo Clinic Proceedings, vol. 97, no. 2, pp. 238-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.08.024

Contemporary national trends and disparities for head CT use in emergency department settings: Insights from National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS) 2007–2017
Dubey, P, Saxena, A, Jordan, JE, Xian, Z, Javed, Z, Jindal, G, Vahidy, F, Sostman, DH & Nasir, K 2022, , Journal of the National Medical Association, vol. 114, no. 1, pp. 69-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnma.2021.12.001

Clinical and Economic Profile of Homeless Young Adults with Stroke in the United States, 2002-2017
Khan, SU, Yedlapati, SH, Khan, MZ, Virani, SS, Blaha, MJ, Sharma, G, Jordan, JE, Kash, BA, Vahidy, FS, Arshad, A, Mossialos, E & Nasir, K 2022, , Current Problems in Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101190

A contemporary review of therapeutic and regenerative management of intracerebral hemorrhage
Sadaf, H, Desai, VR, Misra, V, Golanov, E, Hegde, ML, Villapol, S, Karmonik, C, Regnier-Golanov, A, Sayenko, D, Horner, PJ, Krencik, R, Weng, YL, Vahidy, FS & Britz, GW 2021, , Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. https://doi.org/10.1002/acn3.51443

Impact of mRNA vaccines in curtailing SARS-CoV-2 infection and disability leave utilisation among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: cross-sectional analysis from a tertiary healthcare system in the Greater Houston metropolitan area
Vahidy, FS, Pan, AP, Hagan, K, Bako, AT, Sostman, HD, Schwartz, RL, Phillips, R & Boom, ML 2021, , BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. e054332. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054332

Impact of mRNA vaccines in curtailing SARS-CoV-2 infection and disability leave utilisation among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: Cross-sectional analysis from a tertiary healthcare system in the Greater Houston metropolitan area
Vahidy, FS, Pan, AP, Hagan, K, Bako, AT, Sostman, HD, Schwartz, RL, Phillips, R & Boom, ML 2021, , BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 10, e054332. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054332

National Trends in Transfer of Patients with Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage: An Analysis of 12-Year Nationwide Data
Bako, AT, Bambhroliya, A, Meeks, J, Pan, A, Potter, T, Ifejika, N & Vahidy, FS 2021, , Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol. 30, no. 12, 106116, pp. 106116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2021.106116

National Trends in Transfer of Patients with Primary Intracerebral Hemorrhage: An Analysis of 12-Year Nationwide Data
Bako, AT, Bambhroliya, A, Meeks, J, Pan, A, Potter, T, Ifejika, N & Vahidy, FS 2021, , Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol. 30, no. 12, pp. 106116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2021.106116

Social Determinants of Health and Cardiovascular Disease: Current State and Future Directions Towards Healthcare Equity
Jilani, MH, Javed, Z, Yahya, T, Valero-Elizondo, J, Khan, SU, Kash, B, Blankstein, R, Virani, SS, Blaha, MJ, Dubey, P, Hyder, AA, Vahidy, FS, Cainzos-Achirica, M & Nasir, K 2021, , Current Atherosclerosis Reports, vol. 23, no. 9, 55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11883-021-00949-w

Cognitive Impairment After Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review of Current Evidence and Knowledge Gaps
Potter, T, Lioutas, VA, Tano, M, Pan, A, Meeks, J, Woo, D, Seshadri, S, Selim, M & Vahidy, F 2021, , Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 12, 716632, pp. 716632. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.716632

Association between 2010 medicare reform and inpatient rehabilitation access in people with intracerebral hemorrhage
Ifejika, NL, Vahidy, FS, Reeves, M, Xian, Y, Liang, L, Matsouaka, R, Fonarow, GC & Grotta, JC 2021, , Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 10, no. 16, e020528. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.020528

SARS-CoV-2 Susceptibility and COVID-19 Mortality Among Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment: Cross-Sectional Analysis From Hospital Records in a Diverse US Metropolitan Area
Pan, AP, Meeks, J, Potter, T, Masdeu, JC, Seshadri, S, Smith, ML, Ory, MG & Vahidy, FS 2021, , Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 12, 692662, pp. 692662. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.692662

Disparities in COVID-19 hospitalizations and mortality among black and Hispanic patients: cross-sectional analysis from the greater Houston metropolitan area
Pan, AP, Khan, O, Meeks, JR, Boom, ML, Masud, FN, Andrieni, JD, Phillips, RA, Tiruneh, YM, Kash, BA & Vahidy, FS 2021, , BMC Public Health, vol. 21, no. 1, 1330, pp. 1330. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11431-2

Risk factors for severity of COVID-19 in hospital patients age 18-29 years
Sandoval, M, Nguyen, DT, Vahidy, FS & Graviss, EA 2021, , PLoS ONE, vol. 16, no. 7 July, e0255544, pp. e0255544. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255544

COVID-19-related state-wise racial and ethnic disparities across the USA: An observational study based on publicly available data from the COVID Tracking Project
Xian, Z, Saxena, A, Javed, Z, Jordan, JE, Alkarawi, S, Khan, SU, Shah, K, Vahidy, FS, Nasir, K & Dubey, P 2021, , BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 6, e048006, pp. e048006. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048006

Leveraging a health information exchange for analyses of COVID-19 outcomes including an example application using smoking history and mortality
Tortolero, GA, Brown, MR, Sharma, SV, de Oliveira Otto, MC, Yamal, JM, Aguilar, D, Gunther, MD, Mofleh, DI, Harris, RD, John, JC, de Vries, PS, Ramphul, R, Serbo, DM, Kiger, J, Banerjee, D, Bonvino, N, Merchant, A, Clifford, W, Mikhail, J, Xu, H, Murphy, RE, Wei, Q, Vahidy, FS, Morrison, AC & Boerwinkle, E 2021, , PLoS ONE, vol. 16, no. 6 June, e0247235, pp. e0247235. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247235