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

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 the co-lead of the Analysis Core for the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST) and 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).

Boston University
Arthritis & Autoimmune Diseases Research Center

Boston Medical Center

Records for Alcohol Care Enhancement (RACE)
09/01/2022 - 08/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIAAA

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

Enhancing cardiovascular risk estimation in individuals aging with HIV/HCV co-infection
09/05/2022 - 01/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
The General Hospital Corporation d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital NIH NIA

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

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 Medical Center, Inc. NIH NIAMS

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  1. Felson DT, Misra D, LaValley M, Clancy M, Rabasa G, Lichtenstein A, Matthan N, Torner J, Lewis CE, Nevitt MC. Essential Fatty Acids and Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2024 Jan 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38225177
  2. Lui JK, Cozzolino M, Winburn M, Trojanowski MA, Wiener RS, LaValley MP, Bujor AM, Gopal DM, Klings ES. Role of Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis-Related Pulmonary Hypertension. Chest. 2023 Dec 19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38128607; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2023.12.018;
  3. Richard MJ, Lo GH, Driban JB, Canavatchel AR, LaValley M, Zhang M, Price LL, Miller E, Eaton CB, McAlindon TE. Knee cartilage change on magnetic resonance imaging: Should we lump or split topographical regions? A 2-year study of data from the osteoarthritis initiative. Clin Anat. 2024 Mar; 37(2):210-217. PMID: 38058252; PMCID: PMC10922267; DOI: 10.1002/ca.24127;
  4. Lui JK, Gillmeyer KR, Sangani RA, Smyth RJ, Gopal DM, Trojanowski MA, Bujor AM, Soylemez Wiener R, LaValley MP, Klings ES. A Clinical Decision Tool for Risk Stratifying Patients with Systemic Sclerosis-Related Pulmonary Hypertension. Lung. 2023 Dec; 201(6):565-569.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37957388; PMCID: PMC11037922; DOI: 10.1007/s00408-023-00646-2;
  5. Lanois CJ, Collins N, Neogi T, Guermazi A, Roemer FW, LaValley M, Nevitt M, Torner J, Lewis CE, Stefanik JJ. Associations between anterior knee pain and 2-year patellofemoral cartilage worsening: The MOST study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2024 Jan; 32(1):93-97.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37783341; PMCID: PMC10842622; DOI: 10.1016/j.joca.2023.09.008;
  6. Lewis CL, Segal NA, Rabasa GV, LaValley MP, Williams GN, Nevitt MC, Lewis CE, Felson DT, Stefanik JJ. Hip Abductor Weakness and Its Association With New or Worsened Knee Pain: Data From the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2023 Nov; 75(11):2328-2335.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37221156; PMCID: PMC10803067; DOI: 10.1002/acr.25160;
  7. Vakhshoorzadeh J, Lui JK, Sangani RA, Trojanowski MA, Bujor AM, LaValley MP, Klings ES. Emphysema and interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary hypertension. Respir Med. 2023 Sep; 216:107333.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37336329; PMCID: PMC10666733; DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2023.107333;
  8. Liew JW, Rabasa G, LaValley M, Collins J, Stefanik J, Roemer FW, Guermazi A, Lewis CE, Nevitt M, Torner J, Felson D. Development of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Based Definition of Knee Osteoarthritis: Data From the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2023 Jul; 75(7):1132-1138.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36693143; PMCID: PMC10361157; DOI: 10.1002/art.42454;
  9. Girnis JL, Cavanaugh JT, Baker TC, Duncan RP, Fulford D, LaValley MP, Lawrence M, Nordahl T, Porciuncula F, Rawson KS, Saint-Hilaire M, Thomas CA, Zajac JA, Earhart GM, Ellis TD. Natural Walking Intensity in Persons With Parkinson Disease. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2023 Jul 01; 47(3):146-154.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37016469; PMCID: PMC10330027; DOI: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000440;
  10. Rose MJ, Neogi T, Friscia B, Torabian KA, LaValley MP, Gheller M, Adamowicz L, Georgiev P, Viktrup L, Demanuele C, Wacnik PW, Kumar D. Reliability of Wearable Sensors for Assessing Gait and Chair Stand Function at Home in People With Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2023 Sep; 75(9):1939-1948.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36734316; PMCID: PMC10397366; DOI: 10.1002/acr.25096;
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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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