Workshop “Causal Mediation and Interaction Analysis” with Tyler J. VanderWeele 17-18 May, KI

Instructor: Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public, Boston, MA, USA

Date and time: May 17 (09:00-17:00) and May 18 (09:00-13:00), 2018

Venue: Elite Hotel, Carolina Tower (next to Karolinska Institutet)

Target group: Doctoral students, Postdoctoral fellows, Junior and Senior researchers, primarily from Karolinska Institutet.

Link to registration form

Registration deadline: 3 May, 2018

Link to additional information about the instructor and topics

No workshop fees, lunch is not included but coffee/tea and refreshments will be served morning and afternoon.

Format: The workshop will consist mainly of lectures. There will be open discussions and software codes will be provided. Specific sets of problems will be distributed; solutions will be given but these will not be discussed in detail in class.

Host and contact person: Anita Berglund (, Head Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet.

This workshop is organized with financial support from the Strategic Research Program in Epidemiology (SFO Epi) at Karolinska Institutet and the Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet.