Correlation doesn’t equal causality—but contemporary statistical methods give us ways to estimate what does. Dr. Roy’s new Coursera “Crash Course in Causality: Inferring Causal Effects from Observational Data,” the first-ever open course taught by a member of our primary faculty, begins in June. Registration is now open. Read more.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE