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Michael  Kutner


Rollins Professor

Faculty, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics


2018            Recipient of American Statistical Association (ASA) Mentoring Award

2018           Recipient of Georgia Chapter, ASA, Lifetime Achievement Award

2011           Recipient of W.J. Dixon Award for Excellence in Satistical Consulting

2011           Recipient of the Charles Hatcher, Jr.,M.D. Award for Lifetime

                      Excellence in Public Health

2009          Recipient of Mu Sigma Rho Award Statistical Education Award

2006          Recipient of Georgia Chapter, ASA, Distinguished Service Award

2006-07     Elected  Vice-President, Southern Regional Council of Statistics (SRCOS) 

2008-09     Elected President of SRCOS

2002          Recipient of the Paul Minton Award for Dedicated Service to the Profession

1997         Innaugural Inductee into the "Academy of Distinguished Graduates," 
                     College of Science, Texas A&M University

1996         Recipient of Founders Award, American Statistical Associatio
1984         Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association
1984         Recipient of H.O. Hartley Award , Texas A & M University        

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE ,

Atlanta , GA 30322-4201

Mailstop: 1518-002-3AA

Phone: (404)712-9708

Fax: (404)727-1370



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Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Trials
  • Epidemiology
  • Statistical Modeling


  • PhD 1971, Texas A & M University
  • M.S. 1962, VPI & State University

Affiliations & Activities

2004-              Endowed Rollins Professor of Biostatistics, Emory School of Public Health

2002-2009      Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory School of Public Health

1994-1999      Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemilogy, Cleveland Clinic

1990-1993      Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Emory School of Public Health


  • , , Distal Slenorenal Shunt versus Transjugular Intrahepatic Portal Systematic Shunt for Variceal Bleeding: A Randomized Trial., Gastroenterology, 130(6), 1643-1651
  • , , The Influence of Intense Tai Chi Training on Physical Performance and Hemodynamic Outcomes in Transitionally Frail Adults., Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences Series A – Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences, 61(2), 184-189
  • , , Functional Incidental Training: A Randomized, Controlled, Crossover Trial in Veterans Affairs in Nursing Homes., Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(7), 1091-1100
  • , , Reduction in Fear of Falling Through Intense Tai Chi Exercise Training in Older, Transitionally Frail Adults., Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(7), 1168-1178
  • , , Applied Linear Regression Models (4th edition). Chicago, IL., McGraw Hill/Irwin., ,
  • , , Applied Linear Statistical Models (5th edition). Chicago, IL., McGraw Hill/Irwin., ,