Understanding the How in Your Data: Mediation Analysis in Rheumatology Research


Feb 1, 2019



Program Information

Webinar Schedule
12:00 noon - 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)
The webinar will include 10 - 15 minutes for questions and answers

This webinar will provide an engaging introduction and review of mediation analysis including a conceptual overview of mediation, potential uses for the procedure in rheumatology research, an overview of common mediation pitfalls, distinctions between moderation and mediation, and helpful advice and resources for using mediation analysis in rheumatology research.

Learning Objectives

  • Define mediation and moderation at a conceptual level
  • Identify common pitfalls to avoid in conducting mediation analyses
  • Explain the potential role for mediation in rheumatology research

Anna Kratz, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Michigan

Dr. Anna Kratz is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan. She leads a program of research that examines the intersection of chronic pain, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction across clinical conditions. She conducts all of her own statistical analyses and enjoys giving presentations about statistical methods, measurement methods, and study design.

Julia Jungwha Lee, PhD, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine/Biostatistics Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Registration Fees

Members – free
Non Members - $25