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

PhD, Pennsylvania State University
MS, Ohio State University




Michael LaValley, PhD. is a Professor of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health, where he teaches courses on quantitative methods, 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 an Associate Editor for the journal Arthritis Care & Research, as the Research Director of the Boston University Core Center for Clinical Research, and as the Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Biostatistics.

Member
Boston University
Arthritis & Autoimmune Diseases Research Center


Boston Medical Center



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


Improved measures of caregiving intensity to predict health outcomes
09/15/2015 - 05/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R21AG050428-02

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

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
5R01OH010180-03

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2014 - 08/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
R01OH010180

Renal Disease, Kidney Cancer, and Metalworking Fluid Exposure in Autoworkers
09/01/2013 - 08/31/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS CDC
1R01OH010180

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
5U01AR067168-03

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
5R01AR060718-04

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
5R01AR057802-05

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

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  1. Bacon K, LaValley MP, Jafarzadeh SR, Felson D. Response to: 'Relation between cartilage loss and pain in knee osteoarthritis' by Wu et al and 'Changes in synovitis and bone marrow lesions may not mediate the effect of cartilage loss on joint pain in osteoarthritis' by Cashin et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2020 Oct 07.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33028581
     
  2. Master H, Neogi T, Callahan LF, Nelson AE, LaValley M, Cleveland RJ, Golightly YM, Thoma LM, Zhang Y, Voinier D, Christiansen MB, Jakiela JT, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Frey-Law LA, White DK. The association between walking speed from short- and standard-distance tests with the risk of all-cause mortality among adults with radiographic knee osteoarthritis: data from three large United States cohort studies. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2020 Aug 28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32861851
     
  3. Baker K, LaValley MP, Brown C, Felson DT, Ledingham A, Keysor JJ. Efficacy of Computer-Based Telephone Counseling on Long-Term Adherence to Strength Training in Elderly Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 07; 72(7):982-990.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31074576
     
  4. Li S, Schwartz AV, LaValley MP, Wang N, Desai N, Sun X, Neogi T, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Guermazi A, Roemer F, Segal N, Felson D. Association of Visceral Adiposity With Pain but Not Structural Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2020 07; 72(7):1103-1110.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32039565
     
  5. Bacon K, LaValley MP, Jafarzadeh SR, Felson D. Does cartilage loss cause pain in osteoarthritis and if so, how much? Ann Rheum Dis. 2020 08; 79(8):1105-1110.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32381567
     
  6. Berry KM, Neogi T, Baker JF, Collins JM, Waggoner JR, Hsiao CW, Johnston SS, LaValley MP, Stokes A. Obesity Progression between Young Adulthood and Midlife and Incident Arthritis: A Retrospective Cohort Study of US Adults. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 May 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32374930
     
  7. Kumar D, Link TM, Jafarzadeh SR, LaValley MP, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Quadriceps adiposity is associated with increase in lesions of the knee cartilage, meniscus, or bone marrow over 3-years. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Apr 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32339414
     
  8. Rawson KS, Cavanaugh JT, Colon-Semenza C, DeAngelis T, Duncan RP, Fulford D, LaValley MP, Mazzoni P, Nordahl T, Quintiliani LM, Saint-Hilaire M, Thomas CA, Earhart GM, Ellis TD. Design of the WHIP-PD study: a phase II, twelve-month, dual-site, randomized controlled trial evaluating the effects of a cognitive-behavioral approach for promoting enhanced walking activity using mobile health technology in people with Parkinson-disease. BMC Neurol. 2020 Apr 20; 20(1):146.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32312243
     
  9. Christiansen MB, Thoma LM, Master H, Voinier D, Schmitt LA, Ziegler ML, LaValley MP, White DK. Feasibility and Preliminary Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Administered Physical Activity Intervention After Total Knee Replacement. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 05; 72(5):661-668. PMID: 30908867
     
  10. Ragan EJ, Kleinman MB, Sweigart B, Gnatienko N, Parry CD, Horsburgh CR, LaValley MP, Myers B, Jacobson KR. The impact of alcohol use on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 01 01; 24(1):73-82.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32005309
     
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Bar chart showing 213 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2017

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