Biostatistical Methods to Address Confounding

EPID 6720
Summer I Term
1 course unit
EPID 5100 or equivalent; EPID 5260 or equivalent; EPID 5270 or equivalent; and Permission of Instructor

Please check with Department as this course may not be offered every year.

This course is designed to teach epidemiology students the statistical principles of analysis specific to pharmacoepidemiology study designs including the use of propensity scores, inverse probability weighting, instrumental variables and time varying covariates. Each of the twelve sessions includes both a lecture component and a laboratory component. Students will learn the statistical principles and then apply them to example study datasets. Laboratory sessions will be conducted on students’ laptops using STATA software.


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