BIOST 517 - University of Washington: Fall, 2009

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Handout for Biost 518 March 3, 2010

Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington

Applied Biostatistics I
Introduction to the analysis of biomedical data. Descriptive and inferential statistical analysis for discrete, continuous, and right censored random variables. Analytic methods based on elementary parametric and non-parametric models for one sample; two sample (independent and paired), stratified sample, and simple regression problems.

Instructor:Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.


Tanya Granston
Office Hours (HSLIC Rm T311): M 1:00pm - 4:00pm, F 11:00pm - 2:00pm

Fred Boehm
Office Hours (HSLIC Rm T311): Su 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Tu 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Marlena Maziarz
Office Hours (HSLIC Rm T311): M 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Office:HSB F673
Phone:543-1044 (Biostatistics)
Office Hours:M 3:30pm - 5:00pm
F 10:30am - 11:30am (or by appointment)

Times and Places
Lectures : MWF 9:30am - 10:20am HSB A420 (T733 on Nov 2)
Disc AA : M 8:30am - 9:20am HSB T530
Disc AB : W 8:30am - 9:20am HSB K069
Disc AC : F 8:30am - 9:20am HSB A420

Syllabus and General Information
BIOST 517 Syllabus (pdf)

Information and Tutorials on Stata
Ordering Stata IC through Grad Plan
Prof. Jim Hughes’ Stata tutorials (requires UWnet ID)

Supplemental Materials
Approach to analyzing a data set (pdf)
Use of Logarithmic Transformations (pdf)

Course Materials

DateHandoutsVideosHW AssignedHW DueMiscellaneous
Wed, 30 SepLecture 1 Lecture    Discussion HW #1 (Keys: b517 Stata b514  
Fri, 2 OctLecture 2 Lecture    Discussion     Email, 1 Oct
Mon, 5 Oct Lecture 3 Lecture       
Wed, 7 Oct   Lecture    HW #2 (Keys: b517 Stata b514HW #1  
Fri, 9 Oct Lecture 4 Lecture         
Mon, 12 Oct Lecture 5 Lecture         
Wed, 14 Oct   (error) HW #3 (Keys: b517 Stata b514 HW #2 Q&A(B517/B514)
Fri, 16 Oct Lecture 6 Lecture         
Mon, 19 Oct   Lecture         
Wed, 21 Oct Lecture 7 Lecture    HW #4 (Keys: b517 Stata b514 HW #3 initsalary.doc (Stata)
Fri, 23 Oct   Lecture           
Mon, 26 Oct Lecture 8 Lecture         
Wed, 28 Oct   Lecture         
Fri, 30 Oct Lecture 9 Lecture        HW #4  
Mon, 2 Nov Lecture 10 Lecture         
Wed, 4 Nov Lecture 11 Lecture         
Fri, 6 Nov Midterm: (Exam) (Key)  Midterm         Midterm (in class)  
Mon, 9 Nov   Lecture    HW #5 (Keys: b517 Stata b514   Q&A(B517/B514)
Wed, 11 Nov Holiday Holiday   Holiday Q&A(B514) Q&A(B514)
Fri, 13 Nov Lecture 12 Lecture         
Mon, 16 Nov   Lecture    HW #6 (Keys: b517 Stata b514 HW #5  
Wed, 18 Nov Lecture 13 Lecture      Project      
Fri, 20 Nov Lecture 14 Lecture        Comments on Geometric Means
Mon, 23 Nov Lecture 15 Lecture    HW #7 (Keys: b517 Stata b514)    HW #6  
Wed, 25 Nov Lecture 16 Lecture           
Fri, 27 Nov Holiday Holiday   Holiday  
Mon, 30 Nov   Lecture         
Wed, 2 Dec Lecture 17 (error)     HW #8   HW #7  
Fri, 4 Dec   (error)    Sci Game      
Mon, 7 Dec   Lecture         
Tue, 8 Dec       Project Draft  
Wed, 9 Dec Lecture 18 Lecture           
Fri, 11 Dec Review Lecture        HW #8 & Referee Report  
Wed, 16 Dec Final: (Exam) (Key)  Final Exam   Final Project  


Adult FEVadultfev.docadultfev.txt
Beta carotenecarot.doccarot.txt
Chemosensitizers in Chemotherapychemo.docchemo.txt
FEV and Smoking in Childrenfev.docfev.txt
Biomarkers of Inflammationinflamm.docinflamm.txt
Clinical Trial Idarubicin in AMLleukemia.docleukemia.txt
Mayo Clinic PBCliver.docliver.txt
MRI and Cerebral Atrophymri.pdfmri.txt
PBC Trial Laboratorymtxlabs.docmtxlabs.txt
PBC Trial Outcomesmtxotcm.docmtxotcm.txt
Clinical Trial in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancernsclc.docnsclc.txt
Screening Data For PBCpbcscreen.docpbcscreen.txt


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