BIOST 517 - University of Washington: Fall, 2010

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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.


Mose Andre
Office Hours (HSLIC Learning Commons): MW 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Michal Juraska
Office Hours (HSLIC T311): F 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Laina Mercer
Office Hours (HSLIC T311): Tu 3:30pm - 5:00pm; Th 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Office:HSB F673
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 T439
Disc AA : M 8:30am - 9:20am HSB T531
Disc AB : W 8:30am - 9:20am HSB K069
Disc AC : F 8:30am - 9:20am HSB T531

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, 29 Sep Lecture 1 Lecture    Discussion HW #1 (Keys:        
Fri, 1 Oct Lecture 2 Lecture    Discussion      
Mon, 4 Oct Lecture 3 Lecture    Discussion      
Wed, 6 Oct   Lecture HW #2 (Keys: b517 Stata HW #1  
Fri, 8 Oct Lecture 4 Lecture      
Mon, 11 Oct Lecture 5 Lecture      
Wed, 13 Oct   Lecture HW #3 (Keys: b517 Stata HW #2 initSalary.doc
Fri, 15 Oct Lecture 6 Lecture      
Mon, 18 Oct   Lecture      
Wed, 20 Oct Lecture 7 (Error) HW #4 (Keys: b517 Stata b514 )   HW #3  
Fri, 22 Oct   Lecture      
Mon, 25 Oct Lecture 8 Lecture      
Wed, 27 Oct   Lecture   HW #4  
Fri, 29 Oct Lecture 9 Lecture HW #5 (Keys: b517 Stata )    
Mon, 1 Nov   Lecture      
Wed, 3 Nov Lecture 10 Lecture   HW #5 Quiz Handout
Fri, 5 Nov   Lecture      
Mon, 8 Nov Midterm:  (Exam)  (Key)  Midterm   Midterm  
Wed, 10 Nov Lecture 11 Lecture HW #6 (Keys: b517 Stata b514 )      
Fri, 12 Nov   Lecture      
Mon, 15 Nov Lecture 12 Lecture Project    
Wed, 17 Nov Lecture 13 Lecture HW #7 (Keys: b517   ) HW #6  
Fri, 19 Nov Lecture 14 Lecture      
Mon, 22 Nov Lecture 15 (Error)     RCT Materials and Methods
Wed, 24 Nov   (Snow Day)      
Fri, 26 Nov   (Holiday)      
Mon, 29 Nov Lecture 16 Lecture    Discussion HW #8 (Keys: b517   ) HW #7  
Wed, 1 Dec Lecture 17 Lecture      
Fri, 3 Dec   Lecture HW #9 (Keys: b517 (incl Stata) ) HW #8  
Mon, 6 Dec Lecture 18 Lecture    Discussion     Review
Wed, 8 Dec   (Error)      
Fri, 10 Dec       HW #9  
Wed, 15 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