Kimon L.H. Ioannides, MD
Dr. Kimon L.H. Ioannides is an Emergency Medicine resident at Temple University Hospital, a high-volume safety net trauma center in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Mathematics with a minor in Economics at Stanford University, and subsequently served as a certified ninth grade mathematics teacher through Teach for America in New Orleans. He completed the post-baccalaureate pre-medical program at Bryn Mawr College, and then attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, where he additionally obtained a certificate in medical education, was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, won the Stolley Award for Global Health Research in Botswana, and the Moskowitz Prize and Goodman Award for clinical research. Dr. Ioannides was honored as a National Outstanding Medical Student by ACEP and the winner of the Resident Research competition for the Journal of Emergency Medicine, where he now serves as peer reviewer.
Career Interests: Dr. Ioannides is interested in improving the quality of clinical emergency care for underserved populations, particularly disadvantaged, psychiatric, and substance dependent patients.
Research Interests: Dr. Ioannides has published on natural experiments, unintended consequences, and other applications of econometrics and causal inference to clinical questions using large observational data sets. As a scholar, he will examine ways to assess and mitigate the impact on healthcare of machine learning algorithms, which may mimic the biases of humans or be poorly validated on marginalized populations, so that artificial intelligence can ultimately narrow rather than widen health disparities.