Statistical Computing

Public health research produces a lot of data that needs to be evaluated in order to advocate for impactful interventions. Having a firm grasp of the statistical computing skill-set can help you analyze this information effectively.

Free Associations Podcast | September 21st, 2021

Migraine prevention AND treatment?

Matt and guest hosts Michelle Caunca and Sarah Ackley discuss a study on a new treatment to stop migraines, they talk about stitching together multiple datasets to study lifecourse epidemiology, and Michelle tells us about how doctors react to observational epidemiology.

Free Associations Podcast | April 21st, 2020

Are C-sections increasing BMI in kids?

Matt, Jen, and guest Jennifer Weuve discuss a study that looks at whether elective and non-elective C-sections are leading to increased BMI in kids, they discuss a blog that asks whether bad statistical practices are crowding out good ones, and Matt breaks out his dance moves.

PHX Perspectives | September 25th, 2019

How do Future Public Health Leaders Think About Today’s Challenges?

Over the past few years we’ve seen more and more young people engaging in social and health related conversations on the local, national, and global level. Not only does youth engagement positively impact the community, but it helps young people develop leadership skills and self-esteem.

PHX Perspectives | April 30th, 2019

Inspiring the Next Generation to Promote Public Health

I love teaching young people about the opportunities that exist in biostatistics–because they are often unaware. Students who like solving complicated problems, working in teams and contributing to solutions that improve health are perfect candidates for biostatistics!

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