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7th Annual Thomas R. Ten Have Symposium on Statistics in Mental Health

The 7th Annual Thomas R. Ten Have Symposium on Statistics in Mental Health

Invited Speakers and Discussants


Speaker and Discussant Biographies

Keynote Speaker: Tyler VanderWeele, Harvard School of Public Health: “Assessing Mediation, Interaction, and Causation in the Associations Between Religious Service Attendance and Suicide”
       Discussant: Naihua Duan, Columbia University

Hendricks Brown, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine: “Designing implementation trials for scaling up and scaling out evidence based interventions”
       Discussant: Larry Hedges, Northwestern University

Sherri Rose, Harvard Medical School: “Computational Health Economics and Clinical Informatics in Mental Health Research"
       Discussant: Neil Jordan, Northwestern University

Danny Almirall, University of Michigan: "Mixed-effects Modeling to Compare Dynamic Treatment Regimens with SMART Data"
       Discussant: Yuanjia Wang, Columbia University

Susan Paddock, Rand Corporation: “Causal inference for dynamic groups: Examining cognitive behavioral therapy session attendance and post-treatment depression”
       Discussant: Steve Raudenbush, University of Chicago

Haiqun Lin, Yale University: “Multiple Mediation Analysis with Latent Classes”
       Discussant: Robert Gibbons, University of Chicago

Mengling Liu, NYU: "Mediation Analysis with Censored Time-to-Event Mediator"
       Discussant: Bethany Bray, Penn State University

Melanie Wall, Columbia University: “Empirical methods for identifying optimal diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders"
       Discussant: Christine Mauro, Columbia University

Ian Barnett, University of Pennsylvania: “Multivariate change point detection methods with applications to relapse prediction in schizophrenia using smartphone monitoring”
       Discussant: Eva Petkova, NYU


There will be a total of eight 35-minute regular invited talks each with a 15-minute discussion. The Keynote Address is 50 minutes with a 20-minute discussion.

Day 1 (June 7, 2018)

9:30am-10:00am: Registration and coffee

10:00am-10:10am: Welcome

10:10am-11:00am: Danny Almirall (Speaker) & Yuanjia Wang (Discussant)

11:00am-11:50am: Susan Paddock (Speaker) & Steve Raudenbush (Discussant)

11:50am-1:00pm: Lunch Onsite

1:00pm-1:50pm: Haiqun Lin (Speaker) & Robert Gibbons (Discussant)

1:50pm-2:40pm: Ian Barnett (Speaker) & Eva Petkova (Discussant)

2:40pm-3:00pm: Afternoon Coffee/Snack Break

3:00pm-4:10pm: Tyler VanderWeele (Keynote Speaker) & Naihua Duan (Discussant)

4:10pm-4:20pm: General Discussion

4:20pm-6:20pm: Happy Hour and poster session

6:30pm-8:00pm: Dinner at Beatrix (not included in registration fee)


Day 2 (June 8, 2018)

8:30am-9:00am: Continental breakfast onsite

9:00am-9:50am: Hendricks Brown (Speaker) & Larry Hedges (Discussant)

9:50am-10:40am: Sherri Rose (Speaker) & Neil Jordan (Discussant)

10:40am-11:00am: Mid-morning coffee/snack break

11:00am-11:50am: Melanie Wall (Speaker) & Christine Mauro (Discussant)

11:50am-12:40pm: Mengling Liu (Speaker) & Bethany Bray (Discussant)

12:40pm-1:00pm: Goodbye