Mike Baiocchi specializes in creating simple, easy to understand methodologies for causal inference and observational studies. In graduate school he had the privilege of training with Dylan Small. He also worked closely with Paul Rosenbaum and Scott Lorch. He became a statistician to help analyze and improve health care. He is an Assistant Professor in the Stanford Prevention Research Center at Stanford School of Medicine. Before graduate school he worked as an actuarial associate at Towers Perrin. His specialty was health care, with a focus on disease management and care management.