Judith Rijnhart (VUmc) obtained a Fulbright grant and a grant from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds to fund a visit to the Arizona State University (ASU). As of April 2018 she will visit the ASU for four months where she will work together with Prof. dr. David MacKinnon. He is a leading expert in the field of statistical mediation analysis. Together they will work on a research project focused on enhancing the causal interpretation of longitudinal mediation analysis.
Judith is a PhD-student at the department of epidemiology & biostatistics of the VUmc. Her PhD-project is focused on the application of mediation analysis within epidemiology. Besides this, she coordinates a three-day course on mediation analysis (EpidM) and gives statistical consultations on this topic.