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

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

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

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

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

Progerin as a Biomarker for Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
09/01/2019 - 08/31/2020 (Subcontract Co-PI)
Progeria Research Foundation HHS FDA

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. Zeleznik R, Foldyna B, Eslami P, Weiss J, Alexander I, Taron J, Parmar C, Alvi RM, Banerji D, Uno M, Kikuchi Y, Karady J, Zhang L, Scholtz JE, Mayrhofer T, Lyass A, Mahoney TF, Massaro JM, Vasan RS, Douglas PS, Hoffmann U, Lu MT, Aerts HJWL. Deep convolutional neural networks to predict cardiovascular risk from computed tomography. Nat Commun. 2021 01 29; 12(1):715. PMID: 33514711
  2. Abou-Donia MB, Krengel MH, Lapadula ES, Zundel CG, LeClair J, Massaro J, Quinn E, Conboy LA, Kokkotou E, Nguyen DD, Abreu M, Klimas NG, Sullivan K. Sex-Based Differences in Plasma Autoantibodies to Central Nervous System Proteins in Gulf War Veterans versus Healthy and Symptomatic Controls. Brain Sci. 2021 Jan 23; 11(2).View Related Profiles. PMID: 33498629
  3. Yuan J, Maserejian N, Liu Y, Devine S, Gillis C, Massaro J, Au R. Severity Distribution of Alzheimer's Disease Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Framingham Heart Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021; 79(2):807-817.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33361590
  4. Taron J, Lyass A, Mahoney TF, Ehrbar RQ, Vasan RS, D'Agostino RB, Hoffmann U, Massaro JM, Lu MT. Coronary Artery Calcium Score-Directed Primary Prevention With Statins on the Basis of the 2018 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Multisociety Cholesterol Guidelines. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jan 05; 10(1):e018342.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33348999
  5. Chow FC, Lyass A, Mahoney TF, Massaro JM, Triant VA, Wu K, Berzins B, Robertson K, Ellis RJ, Tassiopoulos K, Taiwo B, D'Agostino RB. Baseline 10-Year Cardiovascular Risk Scores Predict Cognitive Function in Older Persons, and Particularly Women, Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 15; 71(12):3079-3085.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31899478
  6. Bogorodskaya M, Lyass A, Mahoney TF, Borowsky LH, Sen P, Swirski FK, Srinivasa S, Longenecker CT, Massaro JM, D'Agostino RB, Triant VA. Utilization of absolute monocyte counts to predict cardiovascular events in people living with HIV. HIV Med. 2020 Dec 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33295150
  7. Major-Pedersen A, McCullen MK, Sabol ME, Adetunji O, Massaro J, Neugut AI, Sosa JA, Hollenberg AN. A joint industry-sponsored data monitoring committee model for observational, retrospective drug safety studies in the real-world setting. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 Jan; 30(1):9-16. PMID: 33179845; DOI: 10.1002/pds.5172;
  8. Janjua SA, Massaro JM, Chuang ML, D'Agostino RB, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ. Thresholds for Abdominal Aortic Calcium That Predict Cardiovascular Disease Events in the Framingham Heart Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Nov 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33221220
  9. Islam N, Bukhari Q, Jameel Y, Shabnam S, Erzurumluoglu AM, Siddique MA, Massaro JM, D'Agostino RB. COVID-19 and climatic factors: A global analysis. Environ Res. 2021 Feb; 193:110355.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33127399
  10. Klooster CCV', Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Massaro JM, Dorresteijn JAN, Westerink J, Ruigrok YM, de Borst GJ, Asselbergs FW, van der Graaf Y, Visseren FLJ. Predicting 10-year risk of recurrent cardiovascular events andcardiovascular interventions in patients with established cardiovascular disease: results from UCC-SMART and REACH. Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 15; 325:140-148. PMID: 32987048
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