Elizabeth A. Stuart, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with joint appointments in the Department of Biostatistics and the Department of Health Policy and Management, and Associate Dean for Education at JHSPH. She received her Ph.D. in statistics in 2004 from Harvard University and is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. Dr. Stuart has extensive experience in methods for estimating causal effects and dealing with the complications of missing data in experimental and non-experimental studies, particularly as applied to mental health, public policy, and education. She has published influential papers on propensity score methods and generalizing treatment effect estimates to target populations. Her primary areas of application include estimating the effects of health care interventions (such as an accountable care model) on mental health service utilization, treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders, and the evaluation of school-based preventive interventions. She has received research funding for her work from the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Institute of Education Sciences, and the National Science Foundation and has served on advisory panels for the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Department of Education. She is Methods Editor for the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness and serves as Chair of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute's (PCORI's) inaugural Clinical Trials Advisory Panel.

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