Erica E. M. Moodie
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Biostatistics Program Director
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health
 McGill University

Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Ave West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2
first_name . last_name @ mcgill . ca

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dynamic treatment regimes, causal inference,
longitudinal data, dose-response relationships, HIV.

...at McGill

BIOS 602: Epidemiology: Regression Models (Winter 2016, 2017)
BIOS 612: Advanced Generalized Linear Models: Correlated Data (Winter 2007, 2009, 2013, 2015; Fall 2010)
EPIB 659: Current Readings in Statistics (Winter 2008)
EPIB 607: Principles of Inferential Statistics in Medicine (Fall 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012)

...short courses and workshops:
Longitudinal data methods (2014: Imperial College London Department of Mathematics)
Statistical Methods for Dynamic Treatment Regimes (2014: Deming Conference on Applied Statistics)
Marginal Structural Models (2015: Fields Institute)
Dynamic Treatment Regimes, Sequentially Randomized Trials, and Causal Inference (2015: JSM)
Statistical Methods for Tailoring Treatment to Patients (2015: JSM)
Introduction to Causal Inference: Philosophy, Framework, and Key Methods (2016: U. of Toronto, U. of Calgary,
               Federal U. of Rio de Janeiro)

2006     Ph.D., Biostatistics, University of Washington.  
                   Thesis: Inference for optimal dynamic treatment regimes.
2004     M.Sc., Biostatistics, University of Washington.
2001      M.Phil., Epidemiology, University of Cambridge, UK.
                       Thesis: Modelling techniques for missing data: Intensive case-management versus standard
                       case-management for severe  psychosis.
2000     B.A. Mathematics and Statistics, University of Winnipeg.
Stat Methods for DTRs Chakraborty B. and Moodie E. E. M. (2013)

Statistical Methods for Dynamic Treatment Regimes: Reinforcement Learning, Causal Inference, and Personalized Medicine.

Springer (Statistics for Biology and Health series).
ATS in Practice
Kosorok M. R. and Moodie E. E. M., eds. (2016)

Adaptive Treatment Strategies in Practice: Planning Trials and Analyzing
Data for Personalized Medicine

ASA-SIAM (Series on Statistics and Applied Probability).


Moodie E. E. M., Karran J. C., and Shortreed S. M. (2016) A case study of SMART attributes: A qualitative assessment of generalizability, retention rate, and trial quality. Trials 17:242

Kyle R. P., Moodie E. E. M., Abrahamowicz M., and Klein M. B. (2016) Correcting for measurement error in time-varying covariates in marginal structural models. American Journal of Epidemiology
doi: 10.1093/aje/kww068.

Wallace M. P. and Moodie E. E. M. (2015) Doubly-robust dynamic treatment regimen estimation via weighted least squares. Biometrics 71:636–644

Saarela O., Stephens D. A., Moodie E. E. M., and Klein M. B. (2015) On Bayesian estimation of marginal structural models. (With Response to Discussion) Biometrics 71:279--288

Shortreed S.M. and Moodie E.E.M.
(2012) Estimating the optimal dynamic treatment regime for schizophrenia:
Evidence from the sequentially randomized CATIE Schizophrenia Study. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C 61:577-599

Moodie E.E.M. and Richardson T.S. (2010)  Estimating optimal dynamic regimes: Correcting bias under the null. The Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 37: 126-146

Moodie E. E. M.
(2009) A note on the variance of doubly-robust g-estimates. Biometrika 96: 998-1004

Moodie E.E.M., Richardson T.S., and Stephens D.A. (2007) Demystifying optimal dynamic treatment regimes.
Biometrics 63(2): 447-455

RDTRreg: Dynamic treatment regime estimation & inference via G-estimation, dynamic WOLS, and Q-learning

Associate Editor, Biometrics
Associate Editor, JASA - Theory & Methods
Associate Director (Quebec), Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute
Co-chair, STRATOS (STRengthening Analytical Thinking for Observational Studies), Causal Inference topic group


Statistics Causal Inference and its Applications to Genetics Workshop, July 25-August 19, 2016
Causal Inference in Health Research Workshop, 9-13 May, 2011
Proceedings of the CRM Workshop: Special Issue of the International Journal of Biostatistics
Statistical Methods for HIV Research Workshop, 14-15 April, 2011
Causal Inference in Statistics and the Quantitative Sciences Workshop at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS), 3-8 May, 2009
Proceedings of the BIRS Workshop: Special Issue of the International Journal of Biostatistics


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