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



II.Biostatistics


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