Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

David  Benkeser

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

My methodological research focuses on the theory and applications of machine learning in causal inference. Specific areas of interest include competing risks, complex longitudinal data, and theory of robust nonparametric statistical inference. My collaborative research includes work on preventive vaccines and HIV prevention. 

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road, N.E.

Atlanta , GA 30322


Phone: 404-712-9975


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Areas of Interest

  • Causal Inference
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Machine Learning
  • Survival Analysis
  • Vaccines


  • B.S. 2010, University of Georgia
  • MPH 2010, University of Georgia
  • PhD. 2015, University of Washington

Courses Taught

  • EPI 760: Causal Inference
  • EPI 760: Causal Inference
  • BIOS 761: Causal Inference
  • BIOS 761: Causal Inference
  • INFO 550: Data Science Toolkit