Joseph M. Massaro, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics
Joseph Massaro
(617) 638-7728jmm@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – CT327
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Biography

Joe Massaro is Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Mathematics and Statistics. He currently teaches Applied Statistical Methods in Clinical Trials I and II in the Department of Biostatistics. He has won several teaching awards at the School of Public Health for these courses. Joe currently also serves as Managing Director of Biostatistics and Data Management at Harvard Clinical Research Institute, a contract research organization providing statistical and data management services for the device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Overall, he has over 15 years experience in the design and statistical analysis of clinical trials, and has co-authored several clinical trials-related articles. Joe also performs longitudinal statistical analysis for the Framingham Heart Study, assessing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and dementia. In addition, he assists in the oversight of data management at the Framingham Heart Study. He has been with the Department of Biostatistics and the Framingham Heart Study since 1998.

Other Positions

  • Biostatistician, Framingham Heart Study
  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Boston College, BA
  • Boston University, MA
  • Boston University, PhD

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS851
  • SPHBS851
  • SPHBS861
  • SPHBS902
  • SPHBS980
  • SPHBS980

Publications

  • Published on 11/22/2016

    Kavousi M, Desai CS, Ayers C, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Mahabadi AA, Ikram MA, van der Lugt A, Hofman A, Erbel R, Khera A, Geisel MH, Jöckel KH, Lehmann N, Hoffmann U, O'Donnell CJ, Massaro JM, Liu K, Möhlenkamp S, Ning H, Franco OH, Greenland P. Prevalence and Prognostic Implications of Coronary Artery Calcification in Low-Risk Women: A Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2016 Nov 22; 316(20):2126-2134. PMID: 27846641.

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  • Published on 11/21/2016

    Natarajan P, Bis JC, Bielak LF, Cox AJ, Dörr M, Feitosa MF, Franceschini N, Guo X, Hwang SJ, Isaacs A, Jhun MA, Kavousi M, Li-Gao R, Lyytikäinen LP, Marioni RE, Schminke U, Stitziel NO, Tada H, van Setten J, Smith AV, Vojinovic D, Yanek LR, Yao J, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Amin N, Baber U, Borecki IB, Carr JJ, Chen YI, Cupples LA, de Jong PA, de Koning H, de Vos BD, Demirkan A, Fuster V, Franco OH, Goodarzi MO, Harris TB, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hoffmann U, Hofman A, Išgum I, Jukema JW, Kähönen M, Kardia SL, Kral BG, Launer LJ, Massaro J, Mehran R, Mitchell BD, Mosley TH, de Mutsert R, Newman AB, Nguyen KD, North KE, O'Connell JR, Oudkerk M, Pankow JS, Peloso GM, Post W, Province MA, Raffield LM, Raitakari OT, Reilly DF, Rivadeneira F, Rosendaal F, Sartori S, Taylor KD, Teumer A, Trompet S, Turner ST, Uitterlinden AG, Vaidya D, van der Lugt A, Völker U, Wardlaw JM, Wassel CL, Weiss S, Wojczynski MK, Becker DM, Becker LC, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Deary IJ, Dehghan A, Felix SB, Gudnason V, Lehtimäki T, Mathias R, Mook-Kanamori DO, Psaty BM, Rader DJ, Rotter JI, Wilson JG, van Duijn CM, Völzke H, Kathiresan S, Peyser PA, O'Donnell CJ. Multiethnic Exome-Wide Association Study of Subclinical Atherosclerosis. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016 Dec; 9(6):511-520. PMID: 27872105.

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  • Published on 11/21/2016

    Gaggin HK, Liu Y, Lyass A, van Kimmenade RR, Motiwala SR, Kelly NP, Mallick A, Gandhi PU, Ibrahim NE, Simon ML, Bhardwaj A, Belcher AM, Harisiades JE, Massaro JM, D'Agostino RB, Januzzi JL. Incident Type 2 Myocardial Infarction in a Cohort of Patients Undergoing Coronary or Peripheral Arterial Angiography. Circulation. 2017 Jan 10; 135(2):116-127. PMID: 27881568.

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  • Published on 11/17/2016

    Tofler GH, Massaro J, Levy DA, Sutherland PA, Buckley T, D'Agostino RB. Increased heart rate is associated with a prothrombotic state: The Framingham Heart Study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Nov 17. PMID: 27856811.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Kumar S, Marchina S, Massaro J, Feng W, Lahoti S, Selim M, Herzig SJ. ACDD4 score: A simple tool for assessing risk of pneumonia after stroke. J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jan 15; 372:399-402. PMID: 27823836.

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  • Published on 10/10/2016

    Ma J, Hwang SJ, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Chung RT, Benjamin EJ, Levy D, Fox CS, Long MT. Bi-directional analysis between fatty liver and cardiovascular disease risk factors. J Hepatol. 2017 Feb; 66(2):390-397. PMID: 27729222.

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  • Published on 10/4/2016

    Lee JJ, Pedley A, Hoffmann U, Massaro JM, Fox CS. Association of Changes in Abdominal Fat Quantity and Quality With Incident Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Oct 4; 68(14):1509-21. PMID: 27687192.

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  • Published on 9/20/2016

    Lu MT, Onuma OK, Massaro JM, D'Agostino RB, O'Donnell CJ, Hoffmann U. Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility in the Community: Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Coronary Artery Calcification, and Cardiovascular Events. Circulation. 2016 Sep 20; 134(12):897-9. PMID: 27647299.

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  • Published on 9/19/2016

    Murphy TP, Cooper CJ, Pencina KM, D'Agostino R, Massaro J, Cutlip DE, Jamerson K, Matsumoto AH, Henrich W, Shapiro JI, Tuttle KR, Cohen DJ, Steffes M, Gao Q, Metzger DC, Abernethy WB, Textor SC, Briguglio J, Hirsch AT, Tobe S, Dworkin LD. Relationship of Albuminuria and Renal Artery Stent Outcomes: Results From the CORAL Randomized Clinical Trial (Cardiovascular Outcomes With Renal Artery Lesions). Hypertension. 2016 Nov; 68(5):1145-1152. PMID: 27647847.

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  • Published on 8/30/2016

    Resor CD, Nathan A, Kereiakes DJ, Yeh RW, Massaro JM, Cutlip DE, Gabriel Steg P, Hsieh WH, Mauri L. Impact of Optimal Medical Therapy in the Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Study. Circulation. 2016 Oct 4; 134(14):989-998. PMID: 27576774.

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