Haytham Helmi

Haytham Helmi, MD, MPH, CPH

Assistant Director, Clinical Research

Department: Emergency Medicine – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-6340
Business Email: haytham.helmi@jax.ufl.edu

About Haytham Helmi

Haytham Helmi, M.D., MPH, CPH, is the assistant director of clinical research. Prior to joining the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, Dr. Helmi was a program manager and researcher at Mayo Clinic, also located in Jacksonville. Dr. Helmi received his medical degree through a joint international collaboration with the University of Manchester. He then continued his training in anatomic and surgical pathology, and in research as a postdoctoral fellow at Florida Hospital and Quest Diagnostics Labs. During this same time period, Dr. Helmi was pursuing a master’s degree in public health and community medicine, and followed up his master’s degree with a Mayo Clinic research fellowship. Dr. Helmi led Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Outcomes Research Program after his fellowship. This position involved collaboration with the translational and clinical trials office and completing training for more than 30 physicians interested in clinical outcomes research. He also held leadership roles in the office of diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Helmi’s research interests include patient safety, simulation and reducing disparities in health care through the evaluation and comparison of outcomes and value.


Bronze Quality Fellow
2017 · Mayo Clinic
University of West Florida Graduate Scholarship
2016 · University of West Florida

Board Certifications

  • Public Health and Community Medicine

Research Profile

Dr. Helmi’s research interests include pain management and alternative therapies, patient safety, simulation, equity, diversity and reducing disparities in health care through the evaluation and comparison of outcomes and value.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Areas of Interest
  • Alternative Medical Therapies
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Health Outcomes
  • Health disparities and vulnerable populations
  • Healthcare policies
  • Pain Assessment in Older Adults
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Safety
  • Public Behavioral Health
  • Quality of Care
  • Treatment outcome research
  • Well-being and burnout
  • clinical operations research
  • data privacy in healthcare
  • health services research
  • medical education


2019 The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice
2014 American Journal of Clinical Pathology


Fellowship, Critical Care Research
2019 · Mayo Clinic
Fellowship, Administration
2018 · Mayo Clinic
Master of Public Health and Community Medicine
2016-2018 · University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
Doctor of Medicine
2006-2014 · Manchester Mansoura University School of Medicine

Contact Details

(904) 244-6340
Executive Assistant:
Amy R Kennedy
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