Grand rounds: Casual Inference in Pragmatic Trials
Join us for IMPACT Grand Rounds on Thursday, March 16 at 12pm ET with Eleanor Murray, PhD, who will be presenting on the “Casual Inference in Pragmatic Trials.”
Eleanor (Ellie) Murray, PhD, is an assistant professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health with expertise in causal inference. Her work focuses on improving methods for evidence-based decision-making and human-data interaction, as well as improving the translation of methodological advances into practical applied work. Application areas include HIV, HPV, cancer, cardiovascular disease, reproductive health research, tuberculosis research, access to care, psychiatric disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, social and environmental epidemiology, and maternal and adolescent health. Murray also conducts meta-research evaluating bias in existing research. She has an ScD in epidemiology and MSc in biostatistics from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she also did her postdoctoral fellowship in the Program on Causal Inference, an MPH in epidemiology from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, and a BSc in biology from McGill University. Murray is the co-host of the podcast Casual Inference, an associate editor for social media at the American Journal of Epidemiology, and a science communicator under the handle @epiellie on Twitter.