The Biostatistics course is part of the EBM thread of the COM curriculum.
Course Director: Kris Baughman, Ph.D.
Asst. Course Director: Rebecca Fischbein, Ph.D.
This course provides an introduction to statistical concepts used in clinical studies. Topics include research designs, descriptive and inferential statistics, epidemiology measures, correlation and regression techniques, hypothesis testing, and diagnostic test accuracy. Students will learn how to understand, interpret, and critically evaluate evidence from clinical studies. The focus will be on understanding and interpreting statistics in the scientific literature rather than how to analyze data.
At the end of the course, the student will be able to: