Basic & Clinical Sciences

Associate Professor
Focus: Predictive Inference/Sampling

Contact Information
(518) 694-7182

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Michael J. Racz, PH.D.


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


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


  • Bayesian Predictive Inference 
  • Outcomes Research 
  • Provider Profiling 
  • Survey Sampling


  • Doyle J, Glass KC, Racz M, Teng J. Student-directed interactive animation for learning cytochrome P450-mediated drug metabolism. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning10 (2018) 1565-1573
  • 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


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


  • 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.