Michael J. Racz, Ph.D.

Bio: 

Education

Ph.D. in Biometry and Statistics, State University of New York at Albany

Courses Taught at ACPHS

Elementary Statistics 
CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) 
Experimental Design and Data Analysis

Research Interests

Bayesian Predictive Inference 
Outcomes Research 
Provider Profiling 
Survey Sampling

Selected Publications

Racz MJ, Sedransk J, (2010). “Bayesian and frequentist methods for provider profiling using risk-adjusted assessments of medical outcomes,” Journal of the American Statistical Association 105, 48-58.

Hannan EL, Racz MJ, Walford G. "Out-of-Hospital Deaths within 30 Days Following Hospitalization Where Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Was Performed", in press (scheduled to appear January 2012), The American Journal of Cardiology.

Hannan EL, Racz M, Walford G, Holmes DR, Jones RH, Sharma S, Katz S, King SB 3rd, (2008). “Drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in the treatment of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Interventions 1, 129-35

Awards

University at Albany School of Public Health Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000

Presentations

Racz MJ, Sedransk J. “Predictive inference for identifying outliers in health care providers”, 9th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, Cleveland, Ohio, October 2011.

Racz MJ. “Statistical issues pertinent to the detection of outliers in health care providers”, Marist College Mathematics Seminar, Poughkeepsie, New York, October 2011.

Racz MJ, Sedransk J. “Bayesian and frequentist methods for provider profiling using risk-adjusted assessments of medical outcomes”, Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 2010.

Assistant Professor
Department of Basic and Social Sciences