Michael Elliott

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Research Professor, ISR; Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Michael Elliott is an Professor of Biostatistics and an Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. He received his Ph.D. in biostatistics in 1999 from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the University of Michigan in 2005, he held an appointment as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Elliott's research interests include the design and analysis of sample surveys, causal inference, and missing and latent variable data structures. Dr. Elliott chairs the BRFSS Survey Oversight committee, organized by the American Statistical Association at the request of the Centers for Disease Control.

Selected Publications:

Gao, X., Brown G.K., Elliott, M.R. (2013).  Joint Modeling Compliance and Outcome for Causal Analysis in Longitudinal Studies, to appear in Statistics in Medicine.

Belanger, K.,  Buka, S., Cherry, D., Dudley, D., Elliott, M.R., Hale, D., Hertz-Picciotto, I., Illuzzi, J., Paneth, N., Robbins, J., Triche, E., Bracken M.B. (2012). Implementing Provider-Based Sampling for the National Children’s Study: Opportunities and Challenges, Paediatricand Perinatal Epidemiology, 27, 20-26.

Elliott, M.R., Sammel, M.D., Faul, J. (2012).  Variability as a Predictor of Health in Longitudinal Studies, Statistics in Medicine, 31, 2745-2756.

Li, Y., Taylor, J.M.G., Elliott, M.R. (2010).  A Bayesian Approach to Surrogacy Assessment Using Principal Stratification in Clinical Trials, Biometrics, 66, 523-531.

Chen, Q., Elliott, M.R., Little, R.J.A. (2010).  Bayesian Penalized Spline Model-Based Inference for Finite Population Proportions in Unequal Probability Sampling, Survey Methodology, 36, 22-34

Lin, J.Y., Ten Have T.R., Elliott, M.R. (2009). Nested Markov Compliance Class Model in the Presence of Time-Varying Noncompliance Biometrics65, 505-513.

Elliott, M.R.(2009).  “Model Averaging Methods for Weight Trimming in Generalized Linear Regression Models,” Journal of Official Statistics, 25, 1-20.

Elliott, M.R. (2007). Bayesian Weight Trimming for Generalized Linear Regression Models. Survey Methodology33, 23-34.

Elliott, M.R. and Davis, W.W. (2005). Obtaining Cancer Risk Factor Prevalence Estimates in Small Areas: Combining Data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey and the National Health Interview Survey. Applied Statistics54, 595-609.

Durbin, D.R., Elliott, M.R., and Winston, F.K. (2003). Effectiveness of Belt-Positioning Booster Seats for Children in Crashes. Journal of the American Medical Association289, 2835-2840.