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BST 567 Statistical Collaboration 3.0 Credits

This course introduces students to the fundamental aspects of statistical consulting and provides training on being an effective statistical consultant and collaborator. This course will provide strategies to help students translate their technical training and knowledge to the ‘statistical expert’ role often required/assumed in collaborative settings. Topics for the course will include, but are not limited to: understanding roles and responsibilities of biostatisticians in collaboration with scientists, practicing oral and written communication skills, understanding sample size and power calculations research, exploring how study design informs the statistical analytic plan, and developing strategies for helping researchers formulate scientific questions into quantifiable measures.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EPI 560 [Min Grade: B] or BST 570 [Min Grade: B]