Michael Hudgens, PhD

Professor Department of Biostatistics

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Dr. Michael Hudgens is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics at UNC-Chapel Hill and is director of the Biostatistics Core of the UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). He has experience in collaborative research and statistical methodology development related to studies of infectious diseases. Professor Hudgens has co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in statistical journals such as Biometrics, Biometrika, JASA and JRSS-B as well as biomedical journals such as the Lancet, Nature and New England Journal of Medicine. He currently serves as an associate editor for Biometrics, JASA and JRSS-B. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and has taught graduate level biostatistics courses at UNC for over ten years.
Honors and Awards

Edward G. McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching
2015, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Elected Fellow
2012, American Statistical Association

Faculty Award
2012, Delta Omega

Research Mentor of Kupper Dissertation Publication Award
2011, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Charles C. Shepard Science Award
2011, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

Developmental Award
2006, UNC Center for AIDS Research

Young Investigator Award, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology
2004, American Statistical Association

Distinguished Student Paper Award
2000, Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society

NIAID AIDS Training Grant Fellowship
1997-2000, Emory University

Graduate Teaching Assistantship
1994-1995, Department of Mathematics, University of Florida

Florida Undergraduate Scholarship
1990-1994, University of Florida

Representative Courses

Introductory Survival Analysis (BIOS 680) | Syllabus

Casual Inference in Biomedical Research (BIOS 776) | Syllabus

Research Activities
Survival Analysis
Causal Inference
Infectious Diseases
Clinical Trials
Key Publications

Large sample randomization inference of causal effects in the presence of interference. Liu, L., Hudgens, M.G. (2014). Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109(505), 288-301.

Sharpening bounds on principal effects with covariates. DM Long, MG Hudgens (2013). Biometrics, 69(4), 812-819.

Sensitivity Analysis of Per-Protocol Time-to-Event Treatment Efficacy in Randomized Clinical Trials. PB Gilbert, BE Shepherd, MG Hudgens (2013). Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108(503), 789-800.

Pooled individual data analysis of 5 randomized trials of infant nevirapine prophylaxis to prevent breast-milk HIV-1 transmission. MG Hudgens, TE Taha, SB Omer, DJ Jamieson, H Lee, LM Mofenson, et al (2012). Clinical Infectious Diseases, 56(1), 131-139.

Maternal and infant antiretroviral regimens to prevent postnatal HIV-1 transmission: 48-week follow-up of the BAN randomised controlled trial. DJ Jamieson, CS Chasela, MG Hudgens, CC King, AP Kourtis, D Kayira, et al (2012). The Lancet, 379(9835), 2449-2458.


PhD, Biostatistics, Emory University, 2000

MS, Mathematics, University of Florida, 1996

BS, Mathematics, University of Florida, 1994