Associate Chair, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Associate Professor of Neurology
United States of America
Michael is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Neurology. He is a member of several national and international collaborative groups conducting basic and clinical research in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, epilepsy, periodic paralysis, various muscular dystrophies and other muscle diseases, HIV dementia, multiple sclerosis, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. He was the primary statistician for the University’s NIH-funded General Clinical Research Center for many years and is now involved in the recently funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
Michael was Associate Editor of the journal Neurology from 1997-2003 and has served on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Muscular Dystrophy Association since 1998. He was named the Andrew W. Mellon Dean’s Teaching Scholar in 1997 in recognition of excellence in teaching. He is a member of the American Statistical Association, the Biometric Society, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and the Society for Clinical Trials.