Mike Kattan

Michael W. Kattan, Ph.D.

Quantitative Health Sciences /JJN3
Telephone: (216) 444-0584
Fax: (216) 445-2781

Chair, Quantitative Health Sciences,
Cleveland Clinic, 2004-present

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, 2006-present

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Research Description

Dr. Kattan's research is primarily focused on the development, validation, and use of prediction models. Most of these models are available online, and designed for physician use, at http://rcalc.ccf.org/. He is also interested in quality of life assessment to support medical decision making (such as utility assessment), decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and comparative effectiveness.

Key References

Kattan MW. Factors affecting the accuracy of prediction models limit the comparison of rival prediction models when applied to separate data sets. Eur Urol. 2011 April;59(4):566-567.

Kattan MW. Doc, what are my chances? A conversation about prognostic uncertainty. Eur Urol. 2011 Feb;59(2):224.

Kattan MW. Comparative effectiveness: a table of expected benefits and harms. Med Decis Making. 2009 Nov-Dec;29(6):NP3-NP5.

Kattan MW, Gerds, TA. Making and evaluating a statistical prediction model for the absolute risk of prostate cancer recurrent. Cancer. 2011 Nov 15;117(22):5026-5028.