Psychosocial EpidemiologyMediating to Opportunity: The Challenges of Translating Mediation Estimands into Policy RecommendationsSmith, Louisa H.a; Schwartz, Gabriel L.bAuthor Information From the aDepartment of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA bPhilip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Editors’ note: Related article appears on page 336. The authors report no funding and conflicts of interest. LOUISA H. SMITH is a doctoral student in epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is interested in understanding and quantifying bias and in developing and applying methods for complex treatments and exposures, particularly those affecting children’s health and development. GABRIEL L. SCHWARTZ is a social epidemiologist and postdoctoral fellow at the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies. His work examines how social policy, social stratification, and the places we live shape health inequities across the life course, with a particular focus on housing and segregation. Correspondence: Louisa H. Smith, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115. E-mail: [email protected]. Epidemiology: May 2021 - Volume 32 - Issue 3 - p 347-350 doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001335 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.