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Syed M. Ahmed MD, MPH, DrPH, FAAFP

Syed M. Ahmed MD, MPH, DrPH, FAAFP

Associate Provost, Director, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Family Medicine
Division: Community
Program: Rural Programs

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center
Member of the Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC)


Publications (53)

  • The Collective Power of We: Breaking Barriers in Community Engagement through Dialogue (De Santis JL, O’Connor SP, Pritchard K, Franco ZE, Ahmed SM, Nelson DA) Innovative Higher Education 1 April 2019;44(2):149-160 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059905142 04/01/2019    
  • Defining and Measuring Community Engagement and Community-Engaged Research: Clinical and Translational Science Institutional Practices. (Eder MM, Evans E, Funes M, Hong H, Reuter K, Ahmed S, Calhoun K, Corbie-Smith G, Dave G, DeFino M, Harwood E, Kissack A, Kleinman LC, Wallerstein N) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2018;12(2):145-156 PMID: 30270224 PMCID: PMC6237095 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85054645218 10/03/2018       2 Citations
  • Patient vs. Community Engagement: Emerging Issues. (Kimminau KS, Jernigan C, LeMaster J, Aaronson LS, Christopher M, Ahmed S, Boivin A, DeFino M, Greenlee R, Salvalaggio G, Hendricks D, Herbert C, Mabachi NM, Macaulay A, Westfall JM, Waitman LR) Med Care 2018 10;56 Suppl 10 Suppl 1:S53-S57 PMID: 30074952 PMCID: PMC6136947 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85052841233 08/04/2018       4 Citations
  • Defining and measuring community engagement and community-engaged research: Clinical and translational science institutional practices (Mickey Eder M, Evans E, Funes M, Hong H, Reuter K, Ahmed S, Calhoun K, Corbie-Smith G, Dave G, Defino M, Harwood E, Kissack A, Kleinman LC, Wallerstein N) Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action Summer 2018;12(2):115-116 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85054690797 06/01/2018    
  • Towards a practical model for community engagement: Advancing the art and science in academic health centers. (Ahmed SM, Neu Young S, DeFino MC, Franco Z, Nelson DA) J Clin Transl Sci 2017 Oct;1(5):310-315 PMID: 29707251 PMCID: PMC5915810 05/01/2018    
  • Towards a Practical Model for Community Engagement: Advancing the Art and Science of Community Engagement in Academic Health Centers (ACHS) (Ahmed SM, Young SN, Defino M, Nelson D, Franco Z.) Ahmed SM, Young SN, Defino M, Nelson D, Franco Z. Towards a Practical Model for Community Engagement: Advancing the Art and Science of Community Engagement in Academic Health Centers (ACHS). Journal of Clinical Translational Science. Published online ahead of print: December 28, 2017. 12/28/2017    
  • Community Engagement in Academic Health Centers: A model for capturing and advancing our successes (Vitale K, Newton G, Abraido-Lanza A, Aguirre A, Ahmed SM, et al. ) The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship 43. Vitale K, Newton G, Abraido-Lanza A, Aguirre A, Ahmed SM, et al. Community Engagement in Academic Health Centers: A model for capturing and advancing our successes. The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 10(1), 81-90 12/04/2017    
  • Community views of the federal emergency management agency's "whole community" strategy in a complex US City: Re-envisioning societal resilience (Koch H, Franco ZE, O'Sullivan T, DeFino MC, Ahmed SM) Technological Forecasting and Social Change Koch H, Franco ZE, O'Sullivan T, DeFino MC, Ahmed SM. Community views of the federal emergency management agency's "whole community" strategy in a complex US City: Re-envisioning societal resilience. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Online ahead of print. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j 08/07/2017    
  • Community views of the federal emergency management agency's “whole community” strategy in a complex US City: Re-envisioning societal resilience (Koch H, Franco ZE, O'Sullivan T, DeFino MC, Ahmed S) Technological Forecasting and Social Change August 2017;121:31-38 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009480791 08/01/2017    
  • Science Cafés: Transforming citizens to scientific citizens-What influences participants' perceived change in health and scientific literacy? (Ahmed SM, DeFino M, Connors E, Visotcky A, Kissack A, Franco Z) J Clin Transl Sci 2017 Apr;1(2):129-134 PMID: 28649455 PMCID: PMC5471816 06/27/2017    
  • Opening the Black Box: Conceptualizing Community Engagement From 109 Community-Academic Partnership Programs. (Ahmed SM, Maurana C, Nelson D, Meister T, Young SN, Lucey P) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2016;10(1):51-61 PMID: 27018354 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961675249 03/29/2016       7 Citations
  • Opening the Black Box: Conceptualizing Community Engagement from 109 Community-Academic Partnership Programs. (Ahmed SM, Maurana C, Nelson D, Meister T, and Lucey P.) Progress in Community Health Partnership Ahmed SM, Maurana C, Nelson D, Meister T, and Lucey P. Opening the Black Box: Conceptualizing Community Engagement from 109 Community-Academic Partnership Programs. Progress in Community Health Partnership. 2016; 10 (1). 03/01/2016    
  • Opening the black box: Conceptualizing community engagement from 109 community–academic partnership programs (Ahmed SM, Maurana C, Nelson D, Meister T, Young SN, Lucey P) Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action Spring 2016;10(1):7-8 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961657912 03/01/2016    
  • The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment: How a Health Care Conversion Foundation Is Transforming a Medical School. (Maurana CA, Lucey PA, Ahmed SM, Kerschner JE, Bolton GA Jr, Raymond JR Sr) Acad Med 2016 Jan;91(1):42-7 PMID: 26445084 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84952975667 10/08/2015       1 Citation
  • The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment: How a Health Care Conversion is Transforming a Medical School (Maurana CA, Lucey P, Ahmed SM, Kerschner JE, Bolton GA, and Raymond JR. ) Academic Medicine Maurana CA, Lucey P, Ahmed SM, Kerschner JE, Bolton GA, and Raymond JR. The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment: How a Health Care Conversion is Transforming a Medical School. Published online ahead of print on October 5, 2015. Academic Medicine. 2015. 10/05/2015    
  • A Social Network Analysis of 140 Community-Academic Partnerships for Health: Examining the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program. (Franco Z, Ahmed SM, Maurana C, DeFino MC, and Brewer DD.) Clinical and Translational Science. Franco Z, Ahmed SM, Maurana C, DeFino MC, and Brewer DD. A Social Network Analysis of 140 Community-Academic Partnerships for Health: Examining the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program. Clinical and Translational Science. 06/02/2015    
  • A Social Network Analysis of 140 Community-Academic Partnerships for Health: Examining the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program. (Franco ZE, Ahmed SM, Maurana CA, DeFino MC, Brewer DD) Clin Transl Sci 2015 Aug;8(4):311-9 PMID: 25974413 PMCID: PMC4977991 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84940452748 05/15/2015       4 Citations
  • Towards Building a Bridge between Community Engagement in Research (CEnR) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). (Ahmed SM, Nelson D, Kissack A, Franco Z, Whittle J, Kotchen T, Meurer JR, Morzinski J, Brandenburg T) Clin Transl Sci 2015 Apr;8(2):160-5 PMID: 25441215 PMCID: PMC4405400 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84928069108 12/03/2014       2 Citations
  • Towards a Unified Taxonomy of Health Indicators: Academic Health Centers and Communities Working Together to Improve Population Health (Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Ahmed SM, Franco Z, Kissack A, Gabriel D, Hurd T, Ziegahn L, Bates N; Calhoun K, Carter-Edwards L, Corbie-Smith G, Eder M, Ferrans C, Hacker K, Rumala B, Strelnick A, Wallerstein, N) Academic Medicine Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Ahmed SM, Franco Z, Kissack A, Gabriel D, Hurd T, Ziegahn L, Bates N; Calhoun K, Carter-Edwards L, Corbie-Smith G, Eder M, Ferrans C, Hacker K, Rumala B, Strelnick A, Wallerstein, N. Towards a Unified Taxonomy of Health Indicators: Academic Health Centers and Communities Working Together to Improve Population Health. Academic Medicine. 2014: 89(4). 06/02/2014    
  • Science Cafés: Engaging Scientists and Community through Health and Science Dialogue (Ahmed SM, DeFino MC, Connors ER, Kissack A, Franco Z.) Clinical and Translational Science Ahmed SM, DeFino MC, Connors ER, Kissack A, Franco Z. Science Cafés: Engaging Scientists and Community through Health and Science Dialogue. Clinical and Translational Science. 2014; 7(3): 196-200. 06/02/2014    
  • . Towards Building a Bridge between Community Engagement in Research (CEnR) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). (Ahmed SM, Nelson DA, Kissack A, Franco Z, Whittle J, Kotchen T, Meurer JR, Morzinski J, Brandenburg T) Clinical and Translational Science 38. Ahmed SM, Nelson DA, Kissack A, Franco Z, Whittle J, Kotchen T, Meurer JR, Morzinski J, Brandenburg T. Towards Building a Bridge between Community Engagement in Research (CEnR) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). Clinical and Translational Science. 2014; 8(2): 160-165. 06/02/2014    
  • Science cafés: engaging scientists and community through health and science dialogue. (Ahmed S, DeFino MC, Connors ER, Kissack A, Franco Z) Clin Transl Sci 2014 Jun;7(3):196-200 PMID: 24716626 PMCID: PMC4410806 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84902080956 04/11/2014       3 Citations
  • Towards a unified taxonomy of health indicators: academic health centers and communities working together to improve population health. (Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Ahmed S, Franco Z, Kissack A, Gabriel D, Hurd T, Ziegahn L, Bates NJ, Calhoun K, Carter-Edwards L, Corbie-Smith G, Eder MM, Ferrans C, Hacker K, Rumala BB, Strelnick AH, Wallerstein N) Acad Med 2014 Apr;89(4):564-72 PMID: 24556775 PMCID: PMC4124598 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84897569922 02/22/2014       12 Citations
  • Using Social Networking Analysis to Explore Issues of Latency, Connectivity, Interoperability & Sustainability in Community Disaster Response (Franco Z, Ahmed SM, Kuziemsky C, Bierdrzycki P, Kissack A. ) Proceedings of the International Association for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2013) Conference. Franco Z, Ahmed SM, Kuziemsky C, Bierdrzycki P, Kissack A. Using Social Networking Analysis to Explore Issues of Latency, Connectivity, Interoperability & Sustainability in Community Disaster Response. Proceedings of the International Association for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2013) Conference. Disaster Medical Education: A Review, 2013. 06/03/2013    
  • Using social network analysis to explore issues of latency, connectivity, interoperability & sustainability in community disaster response (Franco Z, Ahmed S, Kuziemsky C, Biedrzycki P, Kissack A) ISCRAM 2013 Conference Proceedings - 10th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 2013:896-900 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905638816 01/01/2013    
  • Community Engagement for Translational Disaster Research: Fostering Public, Private, and Responder Group Partnerships (Ahmed SM, Nelson D, Biedrzycki PA, Sandy MG, Opel S, Franco Z) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. Ahmed SM, Nelson D, Biedrzycki PA, Sandy MG, Opel S, Franco Z. Community Engagement for Translational Disaster Research: Fostering Public, Private, and Responder Group Partnerships. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. Vancouver, BC. April 2012; 1-8. 06/02/2012    
  • Aligning the goals of community-engaged research: why and how academic health centers can successfully engage with communities to improve health. (Michener L, Cook J, Ahmed SM, Yonas MA, Coyne-Beasley T, Aguilar-Gaxiola S) Acad Med 2012 Mar;87(3):285-91 PMID: 22373619 PMCID: PMC3292771 03/01/2012    
  • Community engagement for translational disaster research: Fostering public, private & responder group partnerships (Ahmed S, Biedrzycki PA, Opel S, Nelson DA, Sandy MG, Franco Z) ISCRAM 2012 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 2012 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905591527 01/01/2012    
  • Strong Rural Communities Initiative (SRCI) program: challenges in promoting healthier lifestyles. (Ahmed SM, Size T, Crouse B, Patterson L, Gass E, Karon SL, Lund L, Abert C, Wergin A, Hegranes K, Bishop L, Duffy S, Jacobson K) WMJ 2011 Jun;110(3):119-26 PMID: 21748996 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79959602506 07/14/2011       1 Citation
  • Community engagement in research: frameworks for education and peer review. (Ahmed SM, Palermo AG) Am J Public Health 2010 Aug;100(8):1380-7 PMID: 20558798 PMCID: PMC2901283 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954500563 06/19/2010       153 Citations
  • Salud de la mujer: using fotonovelas to increase health literacy among Latinas. (Sberna Hinojosa M, Hinojosa R, Nelson DA, Delgado A, Witzack B, Gonzalez M, Farias R, Ahmed S, Meurer L) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2010;4(1):25-30 PMID: 20364075 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953692225 04/07/2010       12 Citations
  • The development and evaluation of community health competencies for family medicine. (Wolff M, Hamberger LK, Ambuel B, Ahmed S, Swain GR, Hunter P, Smith D) WMJ 2007 Oct;106(7):397-401 PMID: 18030828 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-35848955866 11/23/2007       4 Citations
  • Development of a church-based cancer education curriculum using CBPR. (Beck B, Young S, Ahmed S, Wolff M) J Health Care Poor Underserved 2007 Feb;18(1):28-34 PMID: 17337794 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33947542943 03/06/2007       9 Citations
  • Cultural issues in the primary care of South Asians. (Ahmed SM, Lemkau JP) J Immigr Health 2000 Apr;2(2):89-96 PMID: 16228736 10/18/2005    
  • Overcoming barriers to effective community-based participatory research in US medical schools. (Ahmed SM, Beck B, Maurana CA, Newton G) Educ Health (Abingdon) 2004 Jul;17(2):141-51 PMID: 15763757 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-4043164181 03/15/2005       86 Citations
  • Cancer prevention in underserved African American communities: barriers and effective strategies--a review of the literature. (Wolff M, Bates T, Beck B, Young S, Ahmed SM, Maurana C) WMJ 2003;102(5):36-40 PMID: 14621929 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0142058269 11/19/2003       71 Citations
  • Patient empowerment strategies for a safety net. (Wolff M, Spens R, Young S, Lucey P, Cooper J, Ahmed S, Maurana C) Nurs Econ 2003 Sep-Oct;21(5):219-25, 207 PMID: 14618971 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0642336123 11/19/2003       4 Citations
  • Lessons learned: developing a volunteer health care program for the underserved. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA, Wymyslo TE) J Health Care Poor Underserved 2002 May;13(2):164-70 PMID: 12017907 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036580714 05/23/2002       5 Citations
  • Discussing breast cancer risk in primary care. (Royak-Schaler R, Lemkau JP, Ahmed SM) J Am Med Womens Assoc (1972) 2002;57(2):115-6 PMID: 11991420 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036516636 05/07/2002       7 Citations
  • Barriers to healthcare access in a non-elderly urban poor American population. (Ahmed SM, Lemkau JP, Nealeigh N, Mann B) Health Soc Care Community 2001 Nov;9(6):445-53 PMID: 11846824 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035524961 02/16/2002       65 Citations
  • Toward sensitive treatment of obese patients. (Ahmed SM, Lemkau JP, Birt SL) Fam Pract Manag 2002 Jan;9(1):25-8 PMID: 11828683 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036364730 02/07/2002       13 Citations
  • The health care olympics. (Ahmed SM) Acad Med 2002 Jan;77(1):1-2 PMID: 11788313 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036140230 01/15/2002    
  • "The history of health in Dayton": a community-academic partnership. (Lemkau JP, Ahmed SM, Cauley K) Am J Public Health 2000 Aug;90(8):1216-7 PMID: 10936999 PMCID: PMC1446339 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033944937 08/11/2000       10 Citations
  • Reaching out to the underserved: a successful volunteer program. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA) Am J Public Health 2000 Mar;90(3):439-40 PMID: 10705868 PMCID: PMC1446182 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034054594 03/08/2000       10 Citations
  • Helping junior faculty become published scholars. (Lemkau JP, Ahmed SM) Acad Med 1999 Dec;74(12):1264-7 PMID: 10619000 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033401477 01/05/2000       3 Citations
  • Reaching out to the underserved: a collaborative partnership to provide health care. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA) J Health Care Poor Underserved 1999 May;10(2):157-68 PMID: 10224822 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033129071 05/04/1999       10 Citations
  • Application of health risk appraisal in education: Module on cardiovascular risk reduction (Ahmed SM, Langley AE, Markert RJ, Jentleson DB) Medical Teacher September 1998;20(5):455-459 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031696027 09/01/1998    
  • Management of dyslipidemia in adults. (Ahmed SM, Clasen ME, Donnelly JE) Am Fam Physician 1998 May 01;57(9):2192-2204, 2207-8 PMID: 9606309 06/02/1998       34 Citations
  • Evaluation and treatment of urinary tract infections in children. (Ahmed SM, Swedlund SK) Am Fam Physician 1998 Apr 01;57(7):1573-80, 1583-4 PMID: 9556646 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032053471 04/29/1998       26 Citations
  • Developing a community-academic health center: Strategies and lessons learned (Langley AE, Maurana CA, Le Roy GL, Ahmed SM, Harmon CM) Journal of Interprofessional Care 1998;12(3):273-277 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031690259 01/01/1998    
  • A method for assigning authorship in multiauthored publications. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA, Engle JA, Uddin DE, Glaus KD) Fam Med 1997 Jan;29(1):42-4 PMID: 9007560 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031016726 01/01/1997       29 Citations
  • Death education for children. (Homedes N, Ahmed SM) Child Health Care 1987;16(1):34-6 PMID: 10286747 02/04/1988    
  • Attitudes of different professional groups toward geriatric patients. (Ahmed SM, Kraft IA, Porter DM) Gerontol Geriatr Educ 1986;6(4):77-86 PMID: 3653715 01/01/1986       6 Citations
  • Last update: 09/10/2019
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