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Casual Inference

May 22, 2020

Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat about coronavirus, the evidence we have about masks, and designing observational studies.

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🎢 Our intro/outro music is courtesy of Joseph McDade.

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Apr 22, 2020

Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss Bayesian statistics, model validation, and more, with special guest Dr. Frank Harrell from the Department of Biostatistics at Vanderbilt University.

πŸ€·β€β™€οΈWhat does it mean to be Bayesian?

πŸ€·β€β™€οΈHow can we decide if our models are good?

πŸ“ˆFrank's COVID...


Apr 9, 2020

Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss coronavirus a bit more, focusing on mask wearing, data quality, disease modeling, and more!

πŸ“ˆ IHME COVID-19 projections
😷 A quick DIY cloth mask how-to
😷 Ellie's TikTok on safe mask removal
πŸ§ͺ Lucy's tweetorial on estimating prevalences from testing...


Mar 19, 2020

Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan discuss coronavirus with an added segment discussing current recommendations for people taking ACE inhibitors or ARBS with Andrew South from Wake Forest School of Medicine.

πŸ‘Wash your hands to Splash Mountain Medley:

🌟 Ellie's hand washing song lyrics (to be sung...


Feb 20, 2020

Ellie Murray and Lucy D'Agostino McGowan chat with Sean Taylor from Lyft.

Here are some links to the content we talk about in this episode:

πŸ“ Sean’s Science paper

πŸ“¦ Prophet R package

πŸ“ Book on time-varying exposures

πŸ“ Lyft engineering blog

πŸ“ Hormone replacement therapy overview