Laura Balzer UMass-Amherst
Dr. Laura Balzer is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at UMass-Amherst. She is the Director of the UMass Causality Lab, and her areas of expertise include Causal Inference and Machine Learning. These disciplines are integral to developing, evaluating, and implementing data-driven solutions in Public Health and Medicine. Dr. Balzer is the Primary Statistician for four cluster randomized trials in East Africa. Her work is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has been recognized with the ASA’s Causality in Statistics Education Award.