Selected Publications

Link to: Substantive Research Publications
Link to: Methodological Research Publications

Substantive

VanderWeele, T.J. (2018). Is forgiveness a public health issue? American Journal of Public Health, 108:189-190.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2017). On the promotion of human flourishing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A., 31:8148-8156.

VanderWeele, T.J., Balboni, T.A., and Koh, H.K. (2017). Health and spirituality. JAMA, 318:519-520.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2017). Religious communities and human flourishing. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26:476-481.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2017). Religion and health: a synthesis. In: Balboni, M.J. and Peteet, J.R. (eds.). Spirituality and Religion within the Culture of Medicine: From Evidence to Practice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, p 357-401.

VanderWeele, T.J., Li, S., Tsai, A., and Kawachi, I. (2016). Association between religious service attendance and lower suicide rates among US women. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(8):845-851.

Li, S., Stamfer, M., Williams, D.R. and VanderWeele, T.J. (2016). Association between religious service attendance and mortality among women. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2016;176(6):777-785.

Betancourt, T., Gilman, S., Brennan, R., Zahn, I., and VanderWeele, T.J. (2015). Identifying priorities for mental health interventions in war-affected youth: a longitudinal study. Pediatrics, 136:e344-350.

Balboni, T.A., Balboni, M.J., Enzinger, A.C., Gallivan, K., Paulk, M.E.,Wright, A., Steinhauser, K.,VanderWeele, T.J., and Prigerson, H.G. (2013). Provision of spiritual support to advanced cancer patients by religious communities and associations with medical care at the end of life. JAMA Internal Medicine, 73:1109-1117.

Cacioppo, J.T., Cacioppo, S., Gonzaga, G., Ogburn, E.L., and VanderWeele, T.J. (2013). Marital satisfaction and break-ups differ across on-line and off-line meeting venues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110:10135-10140.

VanderWeele, T.J., Lantos, J.D. and Lauderdale, D.S. (2012). Rising preterm birth rates, 1989-2004: changing demographics or changing obstetric practice? Social Science and Medicine, 74:196-201.

VanderWeele, T.J., Asomaning, K., Tchetgen Tchetgen, E.J., Han, Y., Spitz, M.R., Shete, S., Wu, X., Gaborieau, V., Wang, Y., McLaughlin, J., Hung, R.J., Brennan, P., Amos, C.I., Christiani, D.C. and Lin, X. (2012). Genetic variants on 15q25.1, smoking and lung cancer: an assessment of mediation and interaction. American Journal of Epidemiology, 175:1013-1020.

VanderWeele, T.J., Hawkley, L.C., Thisted, R.A. and Cacioppo, J.T. (2011). A marginal structural model for loneliness: implications for intervention trials and clinical practice. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79:225-235.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2011). Sensitivity analysis for contagion effects in social networks. Sociological Methods and Research, 40:240-255.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2010). Genetic self-knowledge and the future of epidemiologic confounding. American Journal of Human Genetics, 87(2):168-172.

Sadowski, L.S., Kee, R., VanderWeele, T.J. and Buchanan, D. (2009). Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 301:1771-1778.

 

Methodological

VanderWeele, T.J. and Ding, P. (2017). Sensitivity analysis in observational research: introducing the E-value. Annals of Internal Medicine, 167:268-274.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2017). Outcome-wide epidemiology. Epidemiology, 28:399-402.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Tchetgen Tchetgen, E.J. (2017). Mediation analysis with time-varying exposures and mediators. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 79:917-938.

Ding, P., and VanderWeele, T.J. (2016). Sensitivity analysis without assumptions. Epidemiology, 27;3:368–377.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2015). Explanation in Causal Inference: Methods for Mediation and Interaction. New York: Oxford University Press.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2014). A unification of mediation and interaction: a four-way decomposition. Epidemiology, 25:749-761.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Robinson, W. (2014). On the causal interpretation of race in regressions adjusting for confounding and mediating variables. Epidemiology, 25:473-484.

VanderWeele, T.J., Hong, G., Jones, S. and Brown, J. (2013). Mediation and spillover effects in group-randomized trials: a case study of the 4R’s educational intervention. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 108:469-482.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Shpitser, I. (2013). On the definition of a confounder. Annals of Statistics, 41:196-220.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2013). Surrogate measures and consistent surrogates (with Discussion). Biometrics, 69:561-681.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Hernán, M.A. (2013). Causal inference under multiple versions of treatment. Journal of Causal Inference, 1:1-20.

VanderWeele, T.J. and An, W. (2013). Social networks and causal inference. Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research, S.L. Morgan (ed.). Springer, Chapter 17, p. 353-374.

Valeri, L. and VanderWeele, T.J. (2013). Mediation analysis allowing for exposure-mediator interactions and causal interpretation: theoretical assumptions and implementation with SAS and SPSS macros. Psychological Methods, 18:137-150.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Richardson, T.S. (2012). General theory for interactions in sufficient cause models with dichotomous exposures. Annals of Statistics, 40:2128-2161.

Tchetgen Tchetgen, E.J. and VanderWeele, T.J. (2012). On causal inference in the presence of interference. Statistical Methods in Medical Research – Special Issue on Causal Inference, 21:55-75.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Shpitser, I. (2011). A new criterion for confounder selection. Biometrics, 67:1406-1413.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Robins, J.M. (2010). Signed directed acyclic graphs for causal inference. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 72:111-127.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Vansteelandt, S. (2010). Odds ratios for mediation analysis with a dichotomous outcome. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172:1339-1348.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2010). Empirical tests for compositional epistasis. Nature Reviews Genetics, 11:166.

VanderWeele, T.J. (2009). On the distinction between interaction and effect modification. Epidemiology, 20:863-871.

VanderWeele, T.J. and Robins, J.M. (2008). Empirical and counterfactual conditions for sufficient cause interactions. Biometrika, 95:49-61.