Joseph Massaro, PhD
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

PhD, Boston University
MA, Boston University

Joe Massaro is a Professor of Biostatistics, Mathematics and Statistics. He currently teaches Applied Statistical Methods in Clinical Trials I and II in the Department of Biostatistics. He has won several teaching awards at the School of Public Health for these courses. Joe currently also serves as Managing Director of Biostatistics and Data Management at Harvard Clinical Research Institute, a contract research organization providing statistical and data management services for the device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Overall, he has over 15 years experience in the design and statistical analysis of clinical trials, and has co-authored several clinical trials-related articles. Joe also performs longitudinal statistical analysis for the Framingham Heart Study, assessing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and dementia. In addition, he assists in the oversight of data management at the Framingham Heart Study. He has been with the Department of Biostatistics and the Framingham Heart Study since 1998.

Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Statistical Consulting Unit

Framingham Heart Study

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in an Aging HIV-Infected Population: The Impact of HCV Co-Infection
05/01/2019 - 01/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
The General Hospital Corporation d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital NIH NIA

Industry Engagement Avania RAship for Thomas Zhou
09/01/2020 - 12/31/2021 (PI)

Progerin as a Biomarker for Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
09/01/2019 - 08/31/2021 (Multi-PI)
PI: Joseph Massaro, PhD
Progeria Research Foundation HHS FDA

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Joseph Massaro
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2021 (PI)
Miami VA Healthcare System

Non-invasive brain stimulation for swallowing recovery after a dysphagic stroke
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc NIH NIDCD

Muscle mass and strength cutpoints in persons at risk of mobility disability
09/30/2015 - 06/30/2018 (Subcontract PI)
The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. NIH NIA

Non-invasive brain stimulation for swallowing recovery after a dysphagic stroke
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc NIH NIDCD

Personnel agreement for the research services of Joseph Massaro
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

Prometrika, LLC: Statistical Research in Clinical Trials - Baiyun Yao
09/04/2012 - 04/28/2013 (PI)
Prometrika, Inc.

Prometrika, LLC: Statistical Research in Clinical Trials
09/01/2011 - 04/30/2012 (PI)
Prometrika, Inc.


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  1. Kammerlander A, Lyass A, Mahoney TF, Taron J, Eslami P, Lu MT, Long MT, Vasan RS, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U. Standardized measurement of abdominal muscle by computed tomography: association with cardiometabolic risk in the Framingham Heart Study. Eur Radiol. 2022 Oct; 32(10):7068-7078.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35779090
  2. Kumar S, Marchina S, Langmore S, Massaro J, Palmisano J, Wang N, Searls DE, Lioutas V, Pisegna J, Wagner C, Shinde A, Schlaug G. Fostering eating after stroke (FEASt) trial for improving post-stroke dysphagia with non-invasive brain stimulation. Sci Rep. 2022 Jun 10; 12(1):9607.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35689084; PMCID: PMC9187742; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-14390-9;
  3. Marchina S, Trevino-Calderon JA, Hassani S, Massaro JM, Lioutas VA, Carvalho F, Selim M. Perihematomal Edema and Clinical Outcome After Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neurocrit Care. 2022 Aug; 37(1):351-362. PMID: 35578090
  4. Zhou TJ, LaValley MP, Nelson KP, Cabral HJ, Massaro JM. Calculating power for the Finkelstein and Schoenfeld test statistic for a composite endpoint with two components. Stat Med. 2022 Jul 30; 41(17):3321-3335.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35486817
  5. Konstam MA, Mann DL, Udelson JJE, Ardell JL, De Ferrari GM, Cowie MR, Klein HU, Gregory DD, Massaro JM, Libbus I, DiCarlo LA, Butler J, Parker JD, Teerlink JR. Advances in Our Clinical Understanding of Autonomic Regulation Therapy Using Vagal Nerve Stimulation in Patients Living With Heart Failure. Front Physiol. 2022; 13:857538. PMID: 35530511; PMCID: PMC9068946; DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2022.857538;
  6. Borlaug BA, Blair J, Bergmann MW, Bugger H, Burkhoff D, Bruch L, Celermajer DS, Claggett B, Cleland JGF, Cutlip DE, Dauber I, Eicher JC, Gao Q, Gorter TM, Gustafsson F, Hayward C, van der Heyden J, Hasenfuß G, Hummel SL, Kaye DM, Komtebedde J, Massaro JM, Mazurek JA, McKenzie S, Mehta SR, Petrie MC, Post MC, Nair A, Rieth A, Silvestry FE, Solomon SD, Trochu JN, Van Veldhuisen DJ, Westenfeld R, Leon MB, Shah SJ. Latent Pulmonary Vascular Disease May Alter the Response to Therapeutic Atrial Shunt Device in Heart Failure. Circulation. 2022 May 24; 145(21):1592-1604. PMID: 35354306; PMCID: PMC9133195; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.122.059486;
  7. Zhang X, Tong T, Chang A, Ang TFA, Tao Q, Auerbach S, Devine S, Qiu WQ, Mez J, Massaro J, Lunetta KL, Au R, Farrer LA. Midlife lipid and glucose levels are associated with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2022 Mar 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35319157
  8. Shah SJ, Borlaug BA, Chung ES, Cutlip DE, Debonnaire P, Fail PS, Gao Q, Hasenfuß G, Kahwash R, Kaye DM, Litwin SE, Lurz P, Massaro JM, Mohan RC, Ricciardi MJ, Solomon SD, Sverdlov AL, Swarup V, van Veldhuisen DJ, Winkler S, Leon MB. Atrial shunt device for heart failure with preserved and mildly reduced ejection fraction (REDUCE LAP-HF II): a randomised, multicentre, blinded, sham-controlled trial. Lancet. 2022 03 19; 399(10330):1130-1140.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35120593
  9. Bloore K, Song Y, Cabral H, Massaro J, LaValley M. Use of the likelihood reduction factor in a path analysis framework to quantify surrogacy in clinical trials. Stat Med. 2021 12 10; 40(28):6373-6386.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34545969; PMCID: PMC8595763; DOI: 10.1002/sim.9188;
  10. Achhra AC, Lyass A, Borowsky L, Bogorodskaya M, Plutzky J, Massaro JM, D'Agostino RB, Triant VA. Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in People Living with HIV: Current Tools and Limitations. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2021 08; 18(4):271-279.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34247329; PMCID: PMC8733948; DOI: 10.1007/s11904-021-00567-w;
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2016 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2014 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2010-2011 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2003 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2002 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2001 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Web-Based Teaching Award
2000 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
1997 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
1988 Boston University Mathematics Department: Teaching Fellow of the Year Award
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