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

PhD, Pennsylvania State University
MS, Ohio State University
BA, American International College

Michael LaValley, PhD. is a Professor of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health, where he teaches courses on meta-analysis, logistic regression, and survival 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 serves as the Research Director of the Boston University Core Center for Clinical Research, is a Member of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Clinical Trials Study Section (AMSC) for the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), and as an Executive Committee Member for the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP).

Boston University
Arthritis & Autoimmune Diseases Research Center

Boston Medical Center

Boston University CCCR
09/11/2019 - 07/31/2024 (Key Person)
PI: David T. Felson, MD, MPH
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases

Improved measures of caregiving intensity to predict health outcomes
09/15/2015 - 05/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging

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

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2014 - 08/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2013 - 08/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC

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

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

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

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

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  1. Quinn KA, Ahlman MA, Alessi HD, LaValley MP, Neogi T, Marko J, Novakovich E, Grayson PC. Association of 18 F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography Activity With Angiographic Progression of Disease in Large Vessel Vasculitis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2023 Jan; 75(1):98-107.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35792044; PMCID: PMC9797426; DOI: 10.1002/art.42290;
  2. Corrigan P, Felson DT, Lewis CL, Neogi T, LaValley MP, Gross KD, Nevitt MC, Lewis CE, Torner JC, Stefanik JJ. Relation of temporal asymmetry during walking to 2-year knee pain outcomes in those with mild-to-moderate unilateral knee pain: an exploratory analysis from the Multicenter Osteoarthritis (MOST) Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Oct 27. PMID: 36305013; DOI: 10.1002/acr.25050;
  3. Sangani RA, Lui JK, Gillmeyer KR, Trojanowski MA, Bujor AM, LaValley MP, Klings ES. Clinical characteristics and outcomes in pulmonary manifestations of systemic sclerosis: Contribution from pulmonary hypertension and interstitial lung disease severity. Pulm Circ. 2022 Oct; 12(4):e12117.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36238967; PMCID: PMC9535436; DOI: 10.1002/pul2.12117;
  4. Ananthakrishnan R, Lin R, He C, Chen Y, Li D, LaValley M. An overview of the BOIN design and its current extensions for novel early-phase oncology trials. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2022 Aug; 28:100943. PMID: 35812822; PMCID: PMC9260438; DOI: 10.1016/j.conctc.2022.100943;
  5. Lui JK, Gillmeyer KR, Sangani RA, Smyth RJ, Gopal DM, Trojanowski MA, Bujor AM, Soylemez Wiener R, LaValley MP, Klings ES. A Multimodal Prediction Model for Diagnosing Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Jun 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35678779; PMCID: PMC9732142; DOI: 10.1002/acr.24969;
  6. Bor J, Kluberg SA, LaValley MP, Evans D, Hirasen K, Maskew M, Long L, Fox MP. One Pill, Once a Day: Simplified Treatment Regimens and Retention in HIV Care. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 May 20; 191(6):999-1008.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35081613
  7. 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
  8. Lui JK, Sangani RA, Chen CA, Bujor AM, Trojanowski MA, Gopal DM, LaValley MP, Soylemez Wiener R, Klings ES. Prognostic Value of Cardiac Axis Deviation in Systemic Sclerosis-Related Pulmonary Hypertension. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 Jul; 74(7):1219-1226.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34085410; PMCID: PMC8639831; DOI: 10.1002/acr.24724;
  9. Driban JB, Price LL, LaValley MP, Lo GH, Zhang M, Harkey MS, Canavatchel A, McAlindon TE. Novel Framework for Measuring Whole Knee Osteoarthritis Progression Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2022 May; 74(5):799-808. PMID: 33202111; PMCID: PMC8631200; DOI: 10.1002/acr.24512;
  10. Felson D, Lacaille D, LaValley MP, Aletaha D. Response to: Correspondence on 'Re-examining remission definitions in rheumatoid arthritis: considering the 28-Joint Disease Activity Score, C-reactive protein level and patient global assessment' by Felson et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2022 Feb 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35177411
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2019 Association of Rheumatology Professionals: Distinguished Scholar Award
2017 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Award
2013 Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals: Master Educator Award
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