Description: Description: kosorok_michael_2.jpgMichael R. Kosorok

W. R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, and Professor, Department of Statistics and Operations Research,  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Ph.D., University of Washington, 1991

3101 McGavran-Greenberg Hall
CB 7420
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7420

Phone: (919) 966-8107, Fax: (919) 966-3804

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Research Interests: Biostatistics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Precision Medicine.

Research Activities

·         Journal Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

·         Books:

o   M. R. Kosorok (2008). Introduction to Empirical Processes and Semiparametric Inference. Springer: New York.
Click here to download the first 14 chapters.  Click here to see errata.

o   M. R. Kosorok and E. E. M. Moodie (2016). Adaptive Treatment Strategies in Practice: Planning Trials and Analyzing Data for Personalized Medicine. ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability, SIAM, Philadelphia, ASA, Alexandria, VA.

·         Other Publications (Not Peer-Reviewed)

·         Grants

·         Software

Teaching and Mentoring


·         Current Course: Bios 760: Advanced Probability and Statistical Inference (I). Click here for course website.

·         Courses Taught

·         Doctoral Students

Editorial Activities

·         Associate Editor, Annals of Statistics, 2004-

·         Associate Editor, Electronic Journal of Statistics, 2007-2009

·         Associate Editor, International Journal of Biostatistics, 2005-2013

·         Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory and Methods, 2011-

·         Associate Editor, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 2015-

·         Associate Editor, Statistics and Probability Letters, 2007-2009

·         Associate Editor, Statistics Surveys, 2007-2009


National and International Committees





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