Pavlos Bobos

Pavlos Bobos, MSc, PhD is a Canadian epidemiologist based in Toronto, Ontario.

Education

Bobos received education in physiotherapy and in exercise physiology.

His graduate studies were conducted at the Bone and Joint Institute at the University of Western Ontario and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. His graduate studies were supported by a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Award.

Career and Affiliations

St. Michael's Hospital

Bobos is a Postdoctoral fellow at the Applied Health Research Centre of Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto funded by the Arthritis Society of Canada.

Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table

Bobos is a member of the secretariat of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, where he works as a research associate.1)

Research

Bobos is the recipient as a co-investigator of a CIHR grant for a project titled “The effectiveness of virtual interventions targeting mental health in people with chronic musculoskeletal pain: A Systematic Review and Network MetaAnalysis.”2) 3)

COVID-19

Bobos co-authored a meta-analysis on vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia following injection with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.4)

Funding

He has received research funding from the Arthritis Society and the St. Michael's Hospital Foundation.5)

The St. Michael's Hospital Foundation is funded by Amgen, AstraZeneca, Baxter, Bayer, BD, Johnson & Johnson, Mastercard, Merck, Pfizer and Roche.6) 7)

1)
About Us. Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. Retrieved April 28, 2022, from https://covid19-sciencetable.ca/about/
3)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (2020, June 17). A Review of Best Evidence and Patient Preference-based Options for Online/Virtual Care of Bone/Joint and Muscle Problems That Cause Chronic Pain and Distress - CIHR. Government of Canada. https://web.archive.org/web/20211020052705/https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/52065.html
4)
Chan, B. T., Bobos, P., Odutayo, A., & Pai, M. (2021). Meta-analysis of risk of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia following ChAdOx1-S recombinant vaccine. medRxiv. Preprint. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.05.04.21256613
5)
Costa, B. R. da, Pereira, T. V., Saadat, P., Rudnicki, M., Iskander, S. M., Bodmer, N. S., Bobos, P., Gao, L., Kiyomoto, H. D., Montezuma, T., Almeida, M. O., Cheng, P.-S., Hincapié, C. A., Hari, R., Sutton, A. J., Tugwell, P., Hawker, G. A., & Jüni, P. (2021). Effectiveness and safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioid treatment for knee and hip osteoarthritis: network meta-analysis. BMJ, 375, n2321. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2321
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St. Michael’s Foundation 2020/21 Annual Report. (2021). FlippingBook. https://online.flippingbook.com/view/383454962/40/
7)
St. Michael's Hospital Foundation. (2020, July 8). 2019/20 Annual Report. Internet Archive. https://archive.org/details/smhf-20-0038-annualreport-2020-web-updated-july-8-2020-1
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