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Romain Pirrachio, MD, PhD

Romain Pirrachio, MD, PhD

Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Pirrachio obtained his MD from Université Paris Diderot with a specialization in Anesthesiology and Critical Care. He received an MS, MPH, and PhD in Medical Research Methodology and Biostatistics. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. He served as Chair for the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at European Hospital Geroges Pompidou and a researcher in Biostatistics at the INSERM U-1153 unit. He is currently a UCSF Professor, Chief of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at ZSFGH, Vice Chair for the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF and Affiliate to the Division of Biostatistics at UC Berkeley. He is the co-founder of the ACTERREA research group.

Research Overview:

Applied biostatistical research, machine Learning and predictive analytics in critical care 
Dr. Pirracchio focuses on three clinical research areas including evaluation and optimization of daily cares in the intensive care unit. He is also broadly interested in problems of causal inference and prediction, particularly developing novel methodologies for addressing scientific questions using complex observational data subject to sampling biases.

Computational health science interests: