Maurizio Macaluso, MD, DPH

Director, Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-2827


Research methods; cancer; infectious disease; occupational health; sexual and reproductive health; contraception; assisted reproductive technology; surveillance systems
Dr. Macaluso has authored over 190 publications and a larger number of presentations made at national and international conferences. During his academic career at UAB, he taught advanced doctoral courses on the analysis of epidemiologic research studies and advised over 50 master's students in all areas of public health and 15 doctoral students in epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition sciences, and medical sociology. In addition to providing guidance and advice to the DBE faculty, Dr. Macaluso mentors postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty in several Cincinnati Children’s divisions. At CDC he mentored junior scientists, Association of Schools of Public Health fellows, preventive effectiveness fellows, and epidemiologic intelligence service officers. He has taught in Italy, China, and Botswana.

MD: University of Palermo, Italy, 1979.

Fellowship: Experimental Oncology, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy, 1981.

Residency: Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy, 1982.

DrPH: Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1991.

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Kulkarni AD, Jamieson DJ, Jones HW, Jr., et al. Fertility Treatments and Multiple Births in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine. Dec 5 2013;369(23):2218-2225.

Piyathilake CJ, Macaluso M, Alvarez RD, Chen M, Badiga S, Edberg JC, Partridge EE, Johanning GL. A higher degree of methylation of the HPV 16 E6 gene is associated with a lower likelihood of being diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Cancer. 2011 Mar 1;117(5):957-63.

Macaluso M, Wright-Schnapp TJ, Chandra A, Johnson R, Satterwhite CL, Pulver A, Berman SM, Wang RY, Farr SL, Pollack LA. A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management. Fertil Steril. 2010 Jan; 93(1):16.e1-10.

Macaluso M, Blackwell R, Jamieson DJ, Kulczycki A, Chen MP, Akers R, Kim D-j, Duerr A. Efficacy of the male latex condom and of the female polyurethane condom as barriers to semen during intercourse: a randomized clinical trial. Am J Epidemiol. 2007; 166(1):88-96.

Macaluso M, Larson R, Lynch J, Lipton S, Delzell E. Historical estimation of exposure to 1,3-butadiene, styrene, and dimethyldithiocarbamate among synthetic rubber workers. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2004 Jun;1(6):371-90.

Macaluso M, Lawson L, Akers R, Valappil T, Hammond K, Blackwell R, Hortin G. Prostate-specific antigen in vaginal fluid as a biologic marker of condom failure. Contraception. 1999 Mar;59(3):195-201.

Macaluso M, Demand MJ, Artz LM, Hook EW 3rd. Partner type and condom use. AIDS. 2000 Mar 31;14(5):537-46.

Macaluso M, Larson R, Delzell E, Sathiakumar N, Hovinga M, Julian J, Muir D, Cole P. Leukemia and cumulative exposure to butadiene, styrene and benzene among workers in the synthetic rubber industry. Toxicology. 1996 Oct 28;113(1-3):190-202.

Macaluso M. Exact stratification of person-years. Epidemiology. 1992 Sep;3(5):441-8.

Butterworth CE Jr, Hatch KD, Macaluso M, Cole P, Sauberlich HE, Soong SJ, Borst M, Baker VV. Folate deficiency and cervical dysplasia. JAMA. 1992 Jan 22-29; 267(4):528-33.