Top Free Classes



Class Calendar User forum Blog
Follow us to get notified about new classes


Help your friends find these classes

  
Sign up for free personalized recommendations. Sign up is free and easy.
  
Search for classes 



   (1)

PH207x: Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research

Earl Francis Cook, Marcello Pagano Harvard University @EdX
Class Start: TBA
Duration: 13 weeks
Approximate Workload: 10 hours/week
Certificate: No
Level: intermediate
Rate this class Go to the class
Principled investigations to monitor and thus improve the health of individuals are firmly based on a sound understanding of modern quantitative methods. This involves the ability to discover patterns and extract knowledge from health data on a sample of individuals and then to infer, with measured uncertainty, the unobserved population characteristics. This course will address this need by covering the principles of biostatistics and epidemiology used for public health and clinical research. These include outcomes measurement, measures of associations between outcomes and their determinants, study design options, bias and confounding, probability and diagnostic tests, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, power and sample size determinations, life tables and survival methods, regression methods (both, linear and logistic), and sample survey techniques. Students will analyze sample data sets to acquire knowledge of appropriate computer software. By the end of the course the successful student should have attained a sound understanding of these methods and a solid foundation for further study.

Reviews
Click here to review this class

Anonymous (Singapore, Singapore) , 2013-02-28
Packed with all the the information you need in a Statistics class. Might not be beginner's level but easy enough if you have had some previous statistical experience. You also learn to use Stata. Excellent first attempt by the Harvard staff!

Please log in to vote or edit

Similar classes
Passion Driven Statistics
Lisa Dierker
Wesleyan University @Coursera
(0)
Start date: TBA
Health Informatics in the Cloud
Mark Braunstein
Georgia Institute of Technology @Coursera
(0)
Start date: TBA
Case-Based Introduction to Biostatistics
Scott L. Zeger
Johns Hopkins University @Coursera
(0)
Start date: TBA
HRP258: Statistics in Medicine
Kristin Sainani
Stanford University @StanfordOnline
(2)
Start date: TBA
PH201x: Health and Society
Ichiro Kawachi
Harvard University @EdX
(0)
Start date: TBA
Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials
Janet Holbrook, Lea T. Drye
Johns Hopkins University @Coursera
(0)
Start date: TBA

© 2012-2016, TFC Online LLC | Home | Terms of Use and Privacy Policy | About Us