Courses Details

EPID701: Fundamentals of Biostatistics

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Summer term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Jiang, Hui (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Description: This course teaches the statistical methods and principles necessary for understanding and interpreting data used in public health and policy evaluation and formation. Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical data summary, sampling, statistical comparison of groups, correlation, and regression. Students will learn via lecture, group discussions, critical reading of published research, and analysis of data.