BSRT Graduate School

Statistic

TitleTimeTeacherRoom
Statistic04.07.2018 09:00 - 17:00IGS 0.0043
Statistic05.07.2018 09:00 - 17:00IGS 0.0043
Statistic06.07.2018 09:00 - 17:00IGS 0.0043
Title of Course: 
Introductory Biostatistics for Clinical Research -- an experiential learning course
Optional or Mandatory: 
This course is optional for doctoral researchers at the BSRT
booked/available seats: 
14/16
Description: 

Instructor:
Farzad Noubary, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Senior Statistician, Tufts Medical Center

in collaboration with Professor Mohamed Abou El-Enein, scientific coordinator of the translational track 

 

Day 1

Session 1 & 2: Basics of research studies, types of data, measures of location and spread, graphics, correlation

Session 3 & 4: Basics of probability including conditional probability, diagnostic tests, Bayes Rule; data manipulation in Stata

Session 5 & 6: Sampling, discrete densities including the binomial and Poisson distributions, continuous densities including the normal

 

Day 2

Session 7 & 8: Expected value, estimation, central limit theorem, confidence intervals

Session 9 & 10: Hypothesis tests, p-values, one and two sample comparisons of means

Session11 & 12: Analysis of variance, F-distribution, multiple testing

 

Day 3

Session 13 & 14: Nonparametric tests, permutation tests

Session 15 & 16: Inference on proportions

Session 17 & 18: Contingency tables, chi-square test, Fisher’s exact test, paired data

Credits: 
1.5