Dr Mithilesh Dronavalli from NDARC presented at the 2020 NDARC Webinar Series on Thursday, 30 April 2020.
This seminar provides an introduction and update on developments in causal inference as applied to intervention effects.
Science is the discovery and measurement of reproducible effect, which is clouded by confounding bias. This seminar introduces the idea of causal inference through a mechanistic approach using directed acyclic graphs (DAGs). Latest developments are discussed regarding the causal inference approach to measuring intervention effects via multiple pathways on the outcome of interest. This seminar is conceptual and no background to causal inference or DAGs is required.
Dr Mithilesh Dronavalli is Indian and has studied medicine, biostatistics and epidemiology at a postgraduate level. He has four years’ experience in public health and clinical research and four years’ experience in clinical psychiatry. He has a special interest in causal inference, Table Tennis and performing Indian Classical Music.