BIOST 517 - University of Washington: Fall, 2011

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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.


Greg Levin
Office Hours (HSLIC Learning Commons): MF 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Elisa Sheng
Office Hours (HSLIC Learning Commons): MF 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Office:HSB F673
Office Hours:Tu 2:00pm - 5:00pm
(or by appointment)

Times and Places
Lectures : MWF 9:30am - 10:20am HST 439
Disc AA : M 8:30am - 9:20am HST 473
Disc AC : Tu 8:30am - 9:20am HST 478
Disc AB : W 8:30am - 9:20am HST 473
Disc AA : F 8:30am - 9:20am HST 473

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)

R Materials
Functions for descriptive statistics (revised 20110930)      R source code      Help files

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

Course Materials

DateHandoutsVideosHW AssignedHW DueMiscellaneous
Wed, 28 Sep Lecture 1 Lecture    Discussion HW #1 (Keys: Key  Stata  Excel     
Fri, 30 Sep Lecture 2 Lecture      
Mon, 3 Oct Lecture 3 Lecture      
Wed, 5 Oct   Lecture    Discussion HW #2   Data (Keys: Key  Stata  HW #1  
Fri, 7 Oct Lecture 4 Lecture      
Mon, 10 Oct   Lecture      
Wed, 12 Oct Lecture 5 Lecture HW #3 (Keys: Key  Stata  Excel  )    HW #2  
Fri, 14 Oct Lecture 6 Quiz   Handout   Video Quiz
Mon, 17 Oct   Lecture      
Wed, 19 Oct Lecture 7 Lecture HW #4 (Keys: Key  Stata  HW #3  
Fri, 21 Oct   Lecture      
Mon, 24 Oct   Lecture      
Wed, 26 Oct Lecture 8 Lecture      
Fri, 28 Oct Lecture 9 Lecture HW #5 (Keys: Key  Stata  HW #4  
Mon, 31 Oct   Lecture      
Wed, 2 Nov Lecture 10 Lecture  (Audio mp3)   HW #5 Review  (Handout)
Fri, 4 Nov Midterm  Key Midterm   Midterm  
Mon, 7 Nov Lecture 11 Lecture  (Audio mp3)      
Wed, 9 Nov   Lecture  (Audio mp3) HW #6 (Keys:        
Fri, 11 Nov   (Holiday)      
Mon, 14 Nov   Quiz  (Audio mp3)    Handout   Quiz on Midterm Key  
Wed, 16 Nov   Lecture  (Audio mp3)      
Fri, 18 Nov Lecture 12 Lecture  (Audio mp3)   HW #6 Project
Mon, 21 Nov Lecture 13 Lecture  (Audio mp3)      
Wed, 23 Nov Lecture 14 Lecture  (Audio mp3) HW #7 (Keys:        
Fri, 25 Nov   (Holiday)      
Mon, 28 Nov Lecture 15 Lecture  (Audio mp3)      
Wed, 30 Nov Lecture 16 Lecture  (Audio mp3)     Project Discussion (Beta carotene)  (Audiology)
Fri, 2 Dec   Lecture  (Audio mp3) HW #8 (Keys: Key    HW #7  
Mon, 5 Dec Lecture 17 Lecture  (Audio mp3)     Review  (Audio mp3)  (Handout)
Wed, 7 Dec          
Fri, 9 Dec       HW #8  
Wed, 14 Dec   Final Exam   Final Project  


Adult FEVadultfev.docadultfev.txt
Audiology audio.docaudio.csv
Beta carotene (summarized) carot.doccarot.txt
Detailed Beta carotenebcarot.docbcarot.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