Michael Harhay, PhD, MPH



Michael Harhay, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Dr. Harhay’s research program principally focuses on the design and analysis of randomized trials, the measurement of outcomes in pulmonary and critical care medicine, and the allocation of organs for transplantation.

He is an accomplished clinical epidemiologist and methodologist who serves on several international working groups in the critical care community, as the Associate Director of Outcomes Research for the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Transplant Registry, as Statistical Editor of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, and as an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Epidemiology. Dr. Harhay is the author or co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, and his research, which has been funded by an F31 and now a K99/R00 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, has received several awards, including the Tyroler Student Prize Paper Award from the Society for Epidemiologic Research.

Dr. Harhay is a core faculty member of the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center and has a secondary appointment in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care in the Perelman School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine.

Content Area Specialties

Critical care, pulmonary, and cardiovascular medicine; analysis and design of randomized trials; solid-organ transplantation

Methodology Specialties

Clinical epidemiology, medical statistics (prediction modeling, clustered and multilevel data, time-to-event/survival analysis); informatively missing and truncated data; econometrics and policy evaluation

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