The Program fosters training and research in the development and application of statistical methods for the causal analysis of complex longitudinal data in epidemiology and its methodologically allied sciences, such as biostatistics, health services research, sociology, education, health and social behavior, economics, computer science, artificial intelligence, and philosophy.

The members of the Program carry out research that ranges from real-world estimation of comparative effectiveness to the development of new methodology for causal inference. The faculty members teach methods courses at Harvard and elsewhere. For information on each member’s research and teaching activities, please see the links to the left.