Michael P Jones

Michael P Jones
Professor of Biostatistics, College of Public Health
Professor of Statistics and Actuarial Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office: N324 CPHB



  • PhD in Biomathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1986
  • MA in Mathematics, University of California- Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1975
  • BA in Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1972

Areas of Research Interest

  • Analysis of left-censored data: Area of Research Interest
  • Causal inference: Area of Research Interest
  • Environmental health studies: Current Project
  • Health services research studies: Current Project
  • Likelihood theory: Area of Research Interest
  • Methods for informative dropout: Area of Research Interest
  • Nonparametrics: Area of Research Interest
  • Robust methods of regression: Area of Research Interest
  • Semiparametric regression: Area of Research Interest
  • Statistical methods for epidemiology: Area of Research Interest
  • Survival analysis: Area of Research Interest

Selected Publications

  • Kaboli, P. J., Augustine, M. R., Haraldsson, B., Mohr, N., Howren, M. B., Jones, M. P. & Trivedi, R. (2021). Association between acute psychiatric bed availability and risk of suicide in a national sample of veterans. BMJ Quality and Safety, 0, 1-8. PMID: 34400537.
  • Mohr, N. M., Harland, K. K., Okoro, U., Fuller, B. M., Campbell, K., Swanson, M., Simpson, S. Q., Parker, E. A., Mack, L., Bell, A., Delong, K., Faine, B., Mueller, K., Chrischilles, E., Carpenter, C. R., Jones, M. P. & Ward, M. M. (2021). TELEmedicine as an intervention for sepsis in emergency departments: A multicenter, comparative effectiveness cohort study (The TELEvised Study). Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, 10(2), 77-91. PMID: 33470848.
  • Roblin, D. W., Cram, P., Lou, Y., Edmonds, S. W., Hall, S. F., Jones, M. P., Saag, K. G., Wright, N. C., Cromwell, L. A., Robinson, B. E. & Wolinsky, F. D. (2021). The contribution of patient, primary care physician, and primary care clinic factors to good bone health care. The Permanente Journal, 25, 1-3. PMID: 33635767.
  • Schweizer, M. L., Richardson, K., Vaughan Sarrazin, M. S., Goto, M., Livorsi, D. J., Nair, R., Alexander, B., Beck, B. F., Jones, M. P., Puig-Asensio, M., Suh, D., Ohl, M. & Perencevich, E. N. (In Press). Comparative effectiveness of switching to daptomycin versus remaining on vancomycin among patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bloodstream infections. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 72(Suppl 1), S68-S73. PMID: 33512521.
  • Wolinsky, F., Jones, M. P. & Dotson, M. (2020). Does visual speed of processing training improve health-related quality of life in assisted and independent living communities?: A randomized controlled trial. Innovation in Aging, 4, 1-14. PMID: 32964141.
  • Goto, M., Jones, M. P., Schweizer, M. L., Livorsi, D. J., Perencevich, E. N., Richardson, K., Beck, B. F., Alexander, B. & Ohl, M. (2020). Association of infectious diseases consultation with long-term postdischarge outcomes among patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. JAMA Network Open, 3(2), e1921048. PMID: 32049296.
  • Chang, N. N., Reisinger, H. S., Schweizer, M. L., Jones, M. P., Chrischilles, E., Chorazy, M., Huskins, C. & Herwaldt, L. (2020). Hand hygiene compliance at critical points of care. Clinical Infectious Diseases, online ahead of print. PMID: 32034404.
  • Lou, Y., Jones, M. P. & Sun, W. (2019). Assessing the ratio of means as a causal estimand in clinical endpoint bioequivalence studies in the presence of intercurrent events. Statistics in Medicine, 38, 5214-5235.
  • Vander Weg, M. W., Perencevich, E. N., O'Shea, A. M., Jones, M. P., Vaughan Sarrazin, M. S., Franciscus, C. L., Goedken, C. C., Baracco, G. J., Bradley, S. F., Cadena, J., Forrest, G. N., Gupta, K., Morgan, D. J., Rubin, M. A., Thurn, J., Bittner, M. J. & Reisinger, H. S. (2019). Effect of frequency of changing point-of-use reminder signs on health care worker hand hygiene adherence: A cluster randomized clinical trial. JAMA Network Open, 2(10), :e1913823. PMID: 31642930.
  • Ohl, M. E., Richardson, K., Rodriguez-Barradas, M. C., Bedimo, R., Marconi, V., Morano, J. P., Jones, M. P. & Vaughan Sarrazin, M. (2019). Impact of availability of telehealth programs on documented HIV viral suppression: A cluster-randomized program evaluation in Veterans Health Administration. Open Forum Infectious Disease, 6(6), ofz206, p.1-9. PMID: 31211155.

Selected Grants and Contracts

  • Perencevich, Eli (Principal Investigator), Jones, Michael P. (Co-Investigator) Grant Center of Innovation (COIN). Sponsored by VA HSR&D. September 1, 2013 - September 30, 2023.
  • Robertson, Larry W (Principal Investigator), Jones, Michael P. (Co-Investigator) Grant Iowa Superfund Research Program: Semi-Volatile PCBs: Sources, Exposures, Toxicities. Sponsored by NIEHS. May 12, 2006 - March 31, 2020.
Last Modified Date: September 16, 2021