Fall 2023 - Biostatistics Course

Fundamental Concepts and Methods of Data Analysis

Course Description:

The course introduces the basic principles and applications of statistics, as they are applied to problems in health research.The emphasis is on developing an understanding of the assumptions, limitations, practical considerations and critical thinking in the use of statistical methods in health research.

Course Details

  • Course Schedule: Every Thursday, starting from September 14
  • Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST

Course Instructor

  • Instructor: Musie Ghebremichael, PhD
  • Title: Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard University &Ragon Institute

Course TAs

Lab session for doubts

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Name Slides
R and RStudio R and RStudio
Ggplot2 Ggplot2

Name Download
Faithful Dataset
MPG Dataset

Recommended Texts and Resources

  • Principles of Biostatistics by Marcello Pagano and Kimberlee Gauvreau
  • Introductory Statistics with R by Peter Dalgaard
  • SAS and R: Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics by Ken Kleinman and Nicholas J.
  • R Graphics Cookbook: Practical Recipes for Visualizing Data by Winston Chang
  • ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis (Use R) 2nd ed. 2016 Edition by Hadley Wickham