8th Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases

Module 3: Causal Inference

Week 1, Session 1, Monday 8:30 AM - Wednesday 12:00 PM: Mon Jul 11 to Wed Jul 13

This module provides an introduction to causal inference. Topics including potential outcomes, directed acyclic graphs, confounding, g-methods, instrumental variables, mediation, principal stratification, and interference will be covered. The methods will be illustrated using infectious disease examples, with analysis carried out in SAS and/or R. Assumes material in Module 1.