Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Course 2018

The goal of clinical research is to draw inferences from findings in the study about the nature of the universe around it. This course is an introduction to the process of clinical research, defined broadly as patient-oriented, translational, epidemiological, comparative effectiveness, behavioral, outcomes, or health services research


This course describes the various methods used for modeling and evaluating survival data, also called time-to-event data or time failure analysis. To field of engineering, where it is typically referred to as reliability analysis. To use a convenient statistical package (e.g., STATA, R, or S+) to analyze survival analysis data. It is desirable their own clean data sets for the exercise during the workshop.