Michael P. LaValley, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Biostatistics

PhD, Pennsylvania State University
MS, The Ohio State University



Michael LaValley, PhD. is a Professor of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health, where he teaches courses on logistic regression, survival analysis and meta-analysis. Mike’s research efforts are focused on meta-analysis of study results, analysis of ordered categorical data, survival analysis, clinical trials, and outcome assessment in arthritis studies. He has also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer math and science teacher in Nepal in the late 1980s. He has a BA in Mathematics from American International College, a MA in Mathematics from Ohio State University, and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Penn State University. He joined the faculty at Boston University after completing a postdoctoral fellowship in Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Mike also serves as the Research Director for the BU Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) and is an Associate Editor for the journal Arthritis Care & Research.

Boston Medical Center



2013 Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals: Master Educator Award


Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
5R01OH010180-04

Rapid Quantitative Composite MRI Measurement of Knee OA Structural Progression
09/01/2014 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
Tufts - New England Medical Center NIH NIAMS
5U01AR067168-03

Periarticular Bone Density as a Biomarker for Early Knee OA
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2016 (PI)
Tufts - New England Medical Center NIH NIAMS
5R01AR060718-04

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2016 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
5R01OH010180-03

Effect of Intra-Articular Steroids on Structural Progression of Knee OA: An RCT
08/09/2010 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
Tufts - New England Medical Center NIH NIAMS
5R01AR057802-05

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2014 - 08/31/2015 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
R01OH010180

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2013 - 08/31/2014 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
1R01OH010180

Trial of Vitamin D to Reduce Progression of Knee OA Funding
12/01/2005 - 03/31/2010 (PI)
New England Medical Center NIH NIAMS

Thrombin Dysregulation Leads to early Saphenous Vein Graft Failure
08/01/2008 - 05/27/2009 (PI)
Boston Medical Center NIH NIGMS

Does Industry Sponsorship Affect the Fidelity of Published Reports from Rheumatology Clinical Trials of Therapeutic Agents?
07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005 (PI)
American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation

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  1. Nguyen UD, Zhang Y, Louie-Gao Q, Niu J, Felson DT, LaValley MP, Choi HK. Obesity Paradox in Recurrent Attacks of Gout in Observational Studies: Clarification and Remedy. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Apr; 69(4):561-566.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27331767; DOI: 10.1002/acr.22954;.
  2. Brant LC, Wang N, Ojeda FM, LaValley M, Barreto SM, Benjamin EJ, Mitchell GF, Vasan RS, Palmisano JN, Münzel T, Blankenberg S, Wild PS, Zeller T, Ribeiro AL, Schnabel RB, Hamburg NM. Relations of Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obesity to Digital Vascular Function in Three Community-Based Cohorts: A Meta-Analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Mar 08; 6(3).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28275071; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004199;.
  3. Arvanitis M, Koch CM, Chan GG, Torres-Arancivia C, LaValley MP, Jacobson DR, Berk JL, Connors LH, Ruberg FL. Identification of Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Using Serum Retinol-Binding Protein 4 and a Clinical Prediction Model. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 01; 2(3):305-313.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28196196; DOI: 10.1001/jamacardio.2016.5864;.
  4. Arvanitis M, Simon S, Chan G, Fine D, Beardsley P, LaValley M, Jacobson D, Koch C, Berk JL, Connors LH, Ruberg FL. Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) concentration identifies V122I transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis. Amyloid. 2017 Mar; 24(sup1):120-121.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28434357; DOI: 10.1080/13506129.2017.1295371;.
  5. Ananthakrishnan R, Green S, Chang M, Doros G, Massaro J, LaValley M. Systematic comparison of the statistical operating characteristics of various phase I oncology designs. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2017; 5:34-48. View Publication
  6. Johnson RM, LaValley M, Schneider KE, Musci RJ, Pettoruto K, Rothman EF. Marijuana use and physical dating violence among adolescents and emerging adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 May 01; 174:47-57.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28314193; DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.01.012;.
  7. Maldini C, Druce K, Basu N, LaValley MP, Mahr A. Exploring the variability in Behçet''s disease prevalence: a meta-analytical approach. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 Feb 17. PMID: 28339670; DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/kew486;.
  8. Felson DT, Niu J, Quinn EK, Neogi T, Lewis C, Lewis CE, Frey Law L, McCulloch C, Nevitt M, LaValley M. Multiple Nonspecific Sites of Joint Pain Outside the Knees Develop in Persons With Knee Pain. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Feb; 69(2):335-342.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27589036; DOI: 10.1002/art.39848;.
  9. Vaughan MW, Felson DT, LaValley MP, Orsmond GI, Niu J, Lewis CE, Segal NA, Nevitt MC, Keysor JJ. Perceived Community Environmental Factors Predict Risk of 5-year Participation Restriction among Older Adults with or at Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis: the MOST Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Jan 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28129478; DOI: 10.1002/acr.23085;.
  10. Dufour AB, Losina E, Menz HB, LaValley MP, Hannan MT. Obesity, foot pain and foot disorders in older men and women. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2016 Nov 22. PMID: 27887922; DOI: 10.1016/j.orcp.2016.11.001;.
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Bar chart showing 136 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2008

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