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Statistically Speaking

The BCC sponsors Statistically Speaking, a free, annual lecture series for staff, faculty and trainees. New topics are added every year. Past lectures are available on DigitalHub, topics include using REDCap, reproducible research, statistical graphics, power and sample size calculations, and big data.

To request a topic for a future lecture, please email bcc@northwestern.edu. To register for the Statistically Speaking 2019-2020 lecture series, please click here.

Lectures can also be live streamed via BlueJeans using the following link: https://bluejeans.com/6506354729

 

2019-2020 Lecture Series

Biostatistics Collaboration at Northwestern: Finding Your Way to a Friendly Statistician

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Leah J. Welty, PhD, BCC Director, Professor; Denise Scholtens, PhD, Division Chief, Professor; Masha Kocherginsky, PhD, QDSC Director, Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Protocol Development and Review from a Biostatistical Perspective

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Jody Ciolino, PhD

Associate Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

To p or not to p : reflections on recent p-value statements

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Mary Kwasny, ScD

Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Biostat Basics: Some Practical Things to Know

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Nina Srdanovic, MS

Statistical Analyst

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Logistic Regression: Odds & Ends

Monday, May 11, 2020

Lauren Balmert, PhD

Assistant Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Winter 2019 Lecture Series

Biostats 101: The Minor Details that Make a Major Difference

Monday, January 28, 2019

Leah J. Welty, PhD

BCC Director, Associate Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Knowledge is Power, but what is Power? An introduction to statistical power and sample size calculations

Monday, February 4, 2019

Mary Kwasny, ScD

Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Time-to-Event Analysis: A 'Survival' Guide

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Lauren C. Balmert, PhD

Assistant Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Statistical Methods for High Dimensional Data

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Kwang-Youn Kim, PhD

Associate Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Fall 2017 Lecture Series

Biostats 101: The Minor Details that Make a Major Difference

Monday, October 2, 2017

Leah J. Welty, PhD

BCC Director, Associate Professor

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

The Impact of Other Factors: Confounding, Mediation, and Effect Modification

Monday, October 9, 2017

Amy Yang, MS

Senior Statistical Analyst

Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine

Using REDCap for Data Capture in Clinical Studies: Database Management on a Budget

Monday, October 16, 2017

Jody Ciolino, PhD

Assistant Professor

Using R for Statistical Graphics: The Do’s and Don’ts of Data Visualization

Monday, October 30, 2017

David Aaby, MS

Senior Statistical Analyst

Time-to-Event Analysis: A ‘Survival’ Guide

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Lauren Balmert, PhD

Assistant Professor

Fall 2016 Lecture Series

Four Lessons in Biostatistics and Some Biostatistics Along the Way

Friday, October 7, 2016

Leah Welty, PhD

Director of the BCC

Statistical Considerations for Sex Inclusion in Basic Science Research

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Denise Scholtens, PhD

The Impact of Other Factors: Confounding, Mediation, and Effect Modification

Friday, October 14, 2016

Amy Yang, MS

Sr. Statistical Analyst

Statistical Power and Sample Size: What You Need and How Much

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Mary Kwasny, ScD

Clinical Trials: Highlights from Design to Conduct

Friday, October 21, 2016

Masha Kocherginsky, PhD

Enhancing Rigor and Transparency in Research: Adopting Tools that Support Reproducible Research

Friday, October 28, 2016

Leah Welty, PhD

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