Who We Are
The Department of Biostatistics consists of two biostatisticians, each of whom has expertise in both statistical methodology and specific areas of biomedical research through close collaboration with our diverse group of investigators.
Shahidul Islam, MPH, Pstat®
Biostatistician (Interim Director)
Meredith Akerman, MS
The Department of Biostatistics mission is to provide collaborative support and education in all areas of biomedical research, including clinical trials, study design, grant development, sample size and power considerations, and the statistical analysis of clinical, epidemiological, and laboratory research data.
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Fall 2018 Biostatistics Lecture Series
The role of chance in statistical testing
Does chance explain your results? How statisticians evaluate the signal in the context of noise.
How to properly summarize and present data
Types of data, basic statistics, measures of variability, tables and figures for presentations and manuscripts.
Statistical evaluation of medical literatures
Understand common statistical methods used, evaluate statements made concerning power and effect, detect common mistakes.
Time: Wednesdays, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Translational Research Conference Room
Research and Academic Center, 3rd floor (3-053)
These lectures are open to anyone who is interested. NO RSVP NECESSARY! Please email us if you have any questions.