Epidemiology and Biostatistics Secrets

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Secrets

By Robert Nordness, MD, Officer in Charge, Naval Underseas Medical Institute, Groton, Connecticut, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

I. Epidemiology

1. Epidemiology: A Historical Perspective

2. Introduction to Epidemiological Principles

3. Measuring Risk

4. Data Sources and Surveillance

5. Disease Transmission and Outbreak Investigation

6. Issues in Association and Causation

7. Research Model Designs

8. Evidence-based Medicine


9. Introduction to Biostatistical Concepts

10. Describing and Summarizing Data

11. Frequency Distribution

12. Presentation of Data

13. Hypothesis Testing

14. Probability and Sampling

15. Characteristics of Diagnostic Tests

16. The Student t-test

17. Bivariate Analysis

18. Multivariate Analysis

19. Survival Analysis