Dr. Michael Borenstein

Dr. Michael Borenstein Dr. Michael Borenstein is the Director of Biostat, a company that develops statistical software. Dr. Borenstein is the primary developer of Power And Precision, a computer program for sample size calculation, and of Comprehensive Meta Analysis, a computer program for meta analysis and systematic reviews. He served as Director of Biostatistics at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (1982-2002) and as Associate Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1992-2002). Dr. Borenstein has served on a number of review groups and advisory panels for the National Institutes of Health, including SBIR review groups (1994-2002) and as a member of the NIMH Data Safety Monitoring Board (1997-2001). He is an active member of the statistical advisory groups of the Cochrane and Campbell Collaborations.


BA Psychology, Yeshiva University

MS Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School

PhD Psychology, New York University

Areas of Expertise:

Clinical Trials

Meta Analysis



Co-author, Introduction to Meta Analysis (Wiley, 2009)

Co-editor, Publication Bias in Meta-Analysis: Prevention, Assessment and Adjustments (Wiley, 2005)

Meta Analysis
Meta Analysis 2
Sample Size and Power-Analysis for Cluster-Randomized and Multi-Site Studies

Instructor at Statistics.com since December 2004


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