Robert Walter Makuch PhD

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and in the Child Study Center; Director, Regulatory Affairs Track

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Biostatistics

Child Study Center

Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY)

Research Interests

Clinical studies; Methodology more...


  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1977

Selected Publications

  • Wu, Y-Te. and Makuch, R.W. Detecting rare adverse events in post-marketing studies: sample size considerations. Drug Information Journal 40: 87-96, 2006.
  • Groszmann, R.J., Garcia-Tsao, G., Bosch, J., Grace, N, Burroughs, A.K., Planas, R., Escorsell, A., Garcia-Pagan, J.C., Gao, H., Patch, D., Matloff, D.S., and Makuch, R. for the Portal Hypertension Collaborative Group. Beta-Blockers to Prevent Gastroesophageal Varices in Patients with Cirrhosis. New England Journal of Medicine 353: 2254-2261, 2005
  • Woods, S.W., Gueorguieva, R.V., Baker, C.B., and Makuch, R.W. Control Group Bias in Randomized Atypical Antipsychotic Medication Trials for Schizophrenia. Archives of General Psychiatry 62: 961-970, 2005.



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