David C. Musch, Ph.D., M.P.H.

David Musch

Associate Research Scientist, Epidemiology

Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Kellogg Eye Center      Vcard icon
1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Office: (734) 763-8175; Fax: (734)647-0194

E-mail: dmusch@umich.edu

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Ph.D., Epidemiologic Sciences, University of Michigan, 1981
M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1978

Research Interests & Projects

Research addresses treatment effectiveness, multicenter clinical trial coordination, variation in measurement and diagnostic abilities, and medical outcomes; patients perceptions of their health-related quality of life in several ophthalmic conditions.

Selected Publications

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Musch, D.C., Gillespie, B.W., Niziol, L.M., Janz, N.K., Wren, P.A., Rockwood, E.J., Lichter, P.R., CIGTS Study Group. (2006). Cataract extraction in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: incidence, risk factors, and the effect of cataract progression and extraction on clinical and quality of life outcomes. Archives of Ophthalmology, 124(12), 1694-1700.

Pramanik, S., Musch, D.C., Sutphin, J.E., Farjo, A.A. (2006). Extended long-term outcomes of penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus. Ophthalmology, 113(9), 1633-8.

Friberg, T.R., Musch, D.C., Lim, J.I., Morse, L., Freeman, W., Sinclair, S., PTAMD Study Group. (2006). Prophylactic treatment of age-related macular degeneration report #1: 810-nanometer laser to eyes with drusen. Unilaterally eligible patients. Ophthalmology, 113(4), 612-22.

Musch, D.C., Gillespie, B.W., Motyka, B.M., Niziol, L.M., Mills, R.P., Lichter, P.R., CIGTS Study Group. (2005). Converting to SITA-Standard from full-threshold visual field testing in the follow-up phase of a clinical trial. Investigative Ophtahlmology and Visual Science, 46, 2755-9.

Jampel, H.D., Musch, D.C., Gillespie, B.W., Lichter, P.R., Wright, M.M., Guire, K.E., CIGTS Study Group. (2005). Perioperative complications of trabeculectomy in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS). American Journal of Ophthalmology, 140(1), 16-22.

Archer, S.M., Musch, D.C., Wren, P.A., Guire, K.E., Del Monte, M.A. (2005). Social and emotional impact of strabismus surgery on quality of life in children. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology Strabismus, 9(2), 148-51.

Luttrull, J.K., Musch, D.C., Mainster, M.A. (2005). Subthreshold diode micropulse photocoagulation for the treatment of clinically significant diabetic macular oedema. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 89, 74-80.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Epidemiology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Society for Clinical Trials
Society for Epidemiologic Research