Courses Details

EPID780: Applied Epidemiologic Analysis For Causal Inference

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Summer term(s) for residential students;
  • 1 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Staff (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: Students should have at least one basic epidemiology course with a working knowledge of regression and other standard statistical methodology common in basic epidemiological analysis.
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: This course introduces concepts and applications of potential outcomes and structural causal models for the estimation of causal parameters in epidemiologic research. The course will familiarize students with the assumptions underpinning modern causal inference methods and provide a conceptual understanding of standardization/g-computation and inverse probability weighting.