Scientific Methods for Health Sciences: Applied Inference

Course Number: HS 851
Credit(s): 4
Prerequisite(s): HS 550 or permission of instructor

This course introduces students to applied inference methods in studies involving multiple variables. Specific methods that will be discussed include data presentation and summary, probability, variable distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation models, and linear regression models. This course will emphasize the scientific formulation, analytical modeling, computational tools and applied statistical inference in diverse health-sciences problems. Data interrogation, modeling approaches, rigorous interpretation and inference will be emphasized throughout.