Michael Baiocchi


Assistant Professor,
Stanford Prevention Research Center
Stanford University

Mike Baiocchi is an assistant professor at Stanford University. He specializes in creating simple, easy to understand methodologies for causal inference and observational studies. He became a statistician to help analyze and improve health care. Rather than identifying as a "statistician" or "biostatistician," Professor Baiocchi prefers to go by the label "health care statistician." Before becoming a professor, he was a Stein Fellow in the Statistics Department at Stanford and did his PhD in statistics at The Wharton School. Prior to graduate school he worked as an actuarial associate at Towers Perrin. His specialty was health care, with a focus on disease management and care management. He is working on a PCOR-methodology K99/R00 from AHRQ, as well as a What Works grant from DFID.