Jessica Young

Jessica Young

Postdoctoral Researcher
Telephone: +46852486418
Visiting address: Nobels väg 13, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: C6 Institutet för miljömedicin, C6 Epidemiologi Feychting, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a postdoctoral researcher at CAUSALab focusing on pharmacoepidemiology
    and causal inference. My overarching goal is to develop methods for
    leveraging observational data to conduct timely research improving public
    In my position at CAUSALab KI, I collaborate with Swedish registry holders
    and clinical trialists to develop and apply methods needed to extend
    inference from clinical trials to larger populations.
    PhD in Epidemiology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
    2016-2019 My doctoral thesis used linked electronic medical records (EMR) and
    insurance claims data to examine opioid prescribing for post-surgical pain
    and the risk of prolonged postoperative opioid use.
    MSPH in Epidemiology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014
    BA in Mathematics – Emory University, 2007-2011


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  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2024
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2024

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