Department of Epidemiology
Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL
Sonja Swanson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Erasmus MC. She also carries an adjunct affiliation with the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Her methodological research focuses on improving the use and transparency of methods for estimating causal effects in epidemiology. Such work spans applications in observational studies (e.g., cohort studies like the Rotterdam Study and Generation R) and pragmatic randomized trials. Her substantive research primarily focuses on neuropsychiatric disorders and related health outcomes, including using appropriate methods to studying potential prevention and treatment strategies.