Michael Healy (statistician)
|Born||26 November 1923
|Institutions||Rothamsted Experimental Station
MRC Clinical Research Centre
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Notable awards||Guy Medal (Silver, 1979) (Gold, 1999)|
Michael John Romer Healy (born 1923) is a British statistician known for his contributions to statistical computing, auxology, laboratory statistics and quality control, and methods for analysing longitudinal data, among other areas. He was professor of medical statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from 1977 until his retirement. The Royal Statistical Society awarded him the Guy Medal in Silver in 1979 and Gold in 1999, and he also acted as chairman of its medical section. He is the author or co-author of three books and over 200 scientific papers.
- Assessment of Skeletal Maturity and Prediction of Adult Height (TW2Method) (with J. M. Tanner, R. H. Whitehouse, W. A. Marshall and H. Goldstein), Academic Press, London, 1975 (2nd edn, 1983, additionally with N. Cameron). ISBN 978-0-7020-2511-2
- Matrices for Statistics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1986. ISBN 978-0-19-850702-4
- GLIM: an Introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1988. ISBN 978-0-19-852213-3
- Tanner, James Mourilyan (1998). "Foreword [to special issue in honour of Professor Michael Healy, on the occasion of his 75th birthday]". Statistics in Medicine 17 (23): 2655–2659. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981215)17:23<2655::AID-SIM32>3.0.CO;2-D. PMID 10094668.
- Healy, M.J.R. (1978). "Is Statistics a Science?". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A (General) 141 (3): 385–393. doi:10.2307/2344809. JSTOR 2344809.
- "Bibliography: Publications of Michael Healy up to May 1998". Statistics in Medicine 17 (23): 2793–2802. 1998. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19981215)17:23<2793::AID-SIM43>3.0.CO;2-Z.
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