Louisa Smith is a PhD student in Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She earned an MS in epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her methodological interests are in bias and sensitivity analysis as well as in causal inference for dynamic regimes. A major focus of her studies is maternal and child health, with particular interest in fertility and birth/child outcomes. A former third grade teacher, she now enjoys spending time teaching graduate students quantitative research methods.