Jessica Young

Research Associate

Department of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge, Room 819
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Research Interests

My research focuses on identification and estimation of causal time-varying treatment effects on disease outcomes in the presence of complex time-varying confounding and selection bias.

Methodological areas: survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, methods for current status data, simulation from structural models, inverse probability weighted estimation, marginal structural models, parametric g-computation, g-estimation, structural nested models, random dynamic regimes, competing risks.

Application areas: HIV, effects of lifestyle interventions on chronic disease, environmental and psychiatric epidemiology.