Ph.D. Student Profile

Max  Salvatore

Max Salvatore

  • Doctoral Student


MPH, Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 2017
BA, Economics, University of Michigan, 2014

Research Interests & Projects

I am broadly interested in cancer epidemiology with a focus on analyzing electronic health records and biobank data for risk prediction, Arab/Arab American health, and data visualization. Dr. Leigh Pearce is my advisor and I am a member of the Center for Precision Health Data Science, led by Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee.

Selected Publications

  • Salvatore, Maxwell, Lauren J. Beesley, Lars G. Fritsche, David Hanauer, Xu Shi, Alison M. Mondul, Celeste Leigh Pearce, and Bhramar Mukherjee. “Phenotype Risk Scores (PheRS) for Pancreatic Cancer Using Time-Stamped Electronic Health Record Data: Discovery and Validation in Two Large Biobanks.” Journal of Biomedical Informatics, December 2020, 103652.
  • Ray, Debashree, Maxwell Salvatore, Rupam Bhattacharyya, Lili Wang, Jiacong Du, Shariq Mohammed, Soumik Purkayastha, et al. “Predictions, Role of Interventions and Effects of a Historic National Lockdown in India’s Response to the the COVID-19 Pandemic: Data Science Call to Arms.” Harvard Data Science Review, May 14, 2020.
  • Beesley, Lauren J., Maxwell Salvatore, Lars G. Fritsche, Anita Pandit, Arvind Rao, Chad Brummett, Cristen J. Willer, Lynda D. Lisabeth, and Bhramar Mukherjee. “The Emerging Landscape of Health Research Based on Biobanks Linked to Electronic Health Records: Existing Resources, Statistical Challenges, and Potential Opportunities.” Statistics in Medicine 39, no. 6 (March 15, 2020): 773–800.
  • Salvatore, Maxwell, Jihyoun Jeon, and Rafael Meza. “Changing Trends in Liver Cancer Incidence by Race/Ethnicity and Sex in the US: 1992–2016.” Cancer Causes & Control 30, no. 12 (December 2019): 1377–88.